Thought of the day: Freaks

A Child with A Toy Hand Grenade in Central Park
N.Y.C. 1962

Jewish Giant at Home with His Parents in The Bronx
N.Y.C. 1970

“Most people spend their whole lives fearing a traumatic experience. ‘Freaks’ are born covered by trauma. Because of that they pass on the test of life. They’re aristocrats.”
(Diane Arbus)

King and Queen of A Senior Citizens Dance
N.Y.C. 1970

Tattooed Man at A Carnival
MD. 1970

All images were shot by Diane Arbus, courtesy of


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