publication date: Sunday, May 22, 2005 (part of Round XXV)

category: Art

clue: This portraitist depicted mutants as a class all their own.

explanation: Arbus was a portraitist who liked to depict giants, dwarfs, the disabled, and persons of other deformities as having ordinary lives. She explained, "Most people go through life dreading they'll have a traumatic experience. Freaks were born with their trauma. They've already passed their test in life. They're aristocrats." more…

solved by: Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Megan Baxter, and Chris McKinnon


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