From the article at Huck in which Lissa Rivera discusses the creation of the image “Pink Bedroom (for Priscilla)”:

I thought about the way Diane Arbus portrayed women in their bedrooms: women who at once had achieved the highest echelon of femininity and domestic opulence, yet at the same time were somewhat of a prisoner to it.

Their skill at projecting glamour gave them real power, but at the same time it seems to have isolated them somehow, from other people or from themselves. I felt like the house was somewhat of a mausoleum, preserving a bygone set of ideals that are at once vulgar and supremely innocent in their aspiration.

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