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Hubert"s Freaks

The Rare-Book Dealer, the Times Square Talker, and the Lost Photos of Diane Arbus
  • 288 Pages
  • 4.73 MB
  • 443 Downloads
  • English
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Harcourt
Subjects & Themes - Portraits, United States - 20th Century, Photography / General, General, Photography, Photo Techn
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10100590M
ISBN 100151012334
ISBN 139780151012336

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Among the findings are photos from Diane Arbus and journals about running the Hubert's /5. An antiquarian book dealer explores the nexus of a Times Square dime museum and the art-photo market. At the heart of the sideshow business in New York until the mid s, Hubert’s Dime Museum and Flea Circus was often celebrated, most notably by the New Yorker’s A.J.

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Hubert's Freaks The Rare-book Dealer, the Times Square Talker, and the Lost Photos of Diane Arbus (Book): Gibson, Gregory: From the moment Bob Langmuir, a down-and-out rare book dealer, spies some intriguing photographs in the archive of a midcentury Times Square freak show, he knows he's on to turns out he's made the find of a lifetime--never-before-seen prints by.

Hubert¿s Freaks: The Rare-Book Dealer, The Times Square Talker, and The Lost Photos of Diane Arbus is the true story of Bob, Charlie Lucas (the Times Square Talker) and the clash of the high-end art world and the low end world of e-Bay collectors and has a fascinating story to tell, with Langmuir at the center/5(3).

Hubert's Freaks The Rare-book Dealer, the Times Square Talker, and the Lost Photos of Diane Arbus (Book): Gibson, Gregory: HoughtonBob Langmuir is an obsessive dealer with a remarkable eye for treasure who makes the discovery of a lifetime when he chances upon a trove of never-before-seen prints by the legendary Diane Arbus.

From the moment he purchases a trunk containing the archive of. In Hubert’s Freaks, Gregory Gibson recounts the real-life business dealings of Bob Langmuir, an obsessive Philadelphia dealer of cultural ephemera. Langmuir’s story—spurred by his. Gregory Gibson's book, "Hubert's Freaks: The Rare-Book Dealer, the Times Square Talker, and the Lost Photos of Diane Arbus": if provocative elements.

Hubert's Museum was a Times Square dime museum open from the mids until This cabinet of curiosities was an icon of sideshow culture, featuring a flea circus, sword swallowers.

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From the late s until her death inrenowned photographer Diane Arbus took pictures of oddball performers at the now-forgotten Hubert’s Museum, a typical freak show in New York City’s seedy Times frequent subject was Charlie Lucas, first a freak.

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Matthew Battles / Septem Share. If collecting is an art form, then a collector – like many a troubled artist — also may have his demons. Such is the conclusion of Gregory Gibson’s account of collector Bob.

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I have been saving "Hubert's Freaks" since I am a Diane Arbus lover-and-hater. Her works hit me hard, I am kinda scared that your book will hit me even harder. But Citizen Reader gives you TWO thumbs up, and she is one tough cookie to please (plus a highly-esteemed book blogger).

Well, off to bed, but THANK you for writing, Mr. : Gregory Gibson. The Latest News. The 21st—Wednesday, Ap ; WATCH LIVE: Pritzker’s Daily COVID Address; Shuttered Libraries Find Ways to Serve Communities Virtually. Gregory Gibson, an antiquarian book dealer himself, has written the story of Bob Langmuir, a rare-book dealer who comes across a treasure trove of documents and Diane Arbus photographs relating to an old Times Square “dime museum”, Hubert’s.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(19). Freaks book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

The Freaks are a band of misfits, trapped in a nightly Victorian sideshow. “We had our awe and our shame in one gulp,” Diane Arbus wrote of watching the assorted freaks and sideshow performers who populated. Orlando, Austin, New York, etc: Harcourt, Inc, Arbus, Diane.

First edition. 8vo., pp., b&w photos in text. Fine, as new in photo-illustrated dust jacket. SIGNED by the author, Gregory Gibson.

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Directed by Bryan Gordon. With Larry David, Jeff Garlin, Cheryl Hines, Susie Essman. Larry's birthday gift to Ted Danson - a coffee table book called "Mondo Freaks" gets him in trouble with everyone he shows the book to, which includes Ted, the limo driver, tennis star John McEnroe, a group of random mourners, and Paul McCartney's ex-wife Heather Mills/10(5).

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The book contains a new chapter updating the Bob saga, and a handsome new cover. Signed copies can be purchased on our website at   I’ve wanted to do a post here on Hubert’s Museum, the old Times Square freak show, for the longest time, having written about many people who performed there and given it a mention in my book No Applause.

The long delay arose from a lack of photographs. Oh, don’t get me wrong — there are plenty of photos of Hubert’s online and great ones, but they all seem to have been taken by Diane.For those of you who are thoroughly sick of my weekly raving, here’s a guest column by old friend and colleague Rusty Mott, one of the deans of the antiquarian book trade in America.

Catching up with Greg’s last few “Bookman’s Log” pieces (I read them in batches) I remembered that some months ago he [ ].