Art exhibitions in 2016 worth seeing

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5. Diane Arbus: In the beginning

Art exhibitions in 2016 worth seeing

The Backwards Man in His Hotel Room, a photograph by Diane Arbus. [Photo/Christie's]

Address: The Metropolitan Museum of Art Breuer branch, New York, US

Time: July 12 - Nov 27, 2016 

Diane Arbus (1923–1971) is an influential figure in the world of photography. She focused her camera on non-mainstream groups in society like transexuals, homeless people, and the mentally disabled. Her works inspired the public's re-examining of "normal" and "abnormal", and "moral" and "immoral".

The exhibition will exhibit the photographer's early works between the years 1956 and 1962, among which two-thirds that have never been published before.