Diane Arbus: A Biography - Chapters 9-20 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 9-20 Summary and Analysis

The careers of Diane and Allan as fashion photographers began at Russeks. Eventually they branched out, obtaining some work for Bonwit Teller and hitting the street for additional accounts, ultimately landing a solid one with Glamour Magazine. They seemed to complement one another, Diane being the more introspective day dreamer and Allan the organized, rational one. Diane still fought depression, however, and certainly sought to hide it from everyone else, especially daughter Doon. Diane was extremely good at designing the "set" and placing the models in poses, while Allan was the technician with the camera. Diane began to branch out personally, developing her own friendships apart from Allan.

Cheech McKensie, a model, entered Diane's life in 1947, having met her as a result of a modeling interview with Allan. Cheech dabbled in everything artistic, though she was often destitute and...

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