Detail from “Young couple on a bench in Washington Square Park, N.Y.C. 1965” by Diane Arbus, on display at David Zwirner in Hong Kong. Photo: The Estate of Diane Arbus
Detail from “Young couple on a bench in Washington Square Park, N.Y.C. 1965” by Diane Arbus, on display at David Zwirner in Hong Kong. Photo: The Estate of Diane Arbus
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Alice Neel and Diane Arbus at David Zwirner in Hong Kong: two women artists known for the piercing honesty of their portraits

  • Two women artists, both seeking to convey truth – exhibitions of their work at David Zwirner gallery show the power of Alice Neel and Diane Arbus’ portraiture
  • Neel’s paintings invite a dialogue between subject and viewer; Arbus’ photographs show her empathy with her subjects

Detail from “Young couple on a bench in Washington Square Park, N.Y.C. 1965” by Diane Arbus, on display at David Zwirner in Hong Kong. Photo: The Estate of Diane Arbus
Detail from “Young couple on a bench in Washington Square Park, N.Y.C. 1965” by Diane Arbus, on display at David Zwirner in Hong Kong. Photo: The Estate of Diane Arbus
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