Diane Arbus had an eye for the tragic.
This is her Lady Bartender at Home.
“Everybody has that thing where they need to look one way but they come out looking another way. And that’s what people observe. You see somebody on the street and, essentially, what you notice about them is the flaw. It’s just extraordinary that we should have been given these peculiarities and, not content with what we were given, we create a whole other set.” – Diane Arbus, recorded by Ikko Narahara in 1970