Wanting to See Like Robert Frank

The New YorkerFrank shot the book in 1955 and 1956, after receiving a Guggenheim Fellowship, which allowed him to crisscross the country in a Ford Business Coupe, with his 35-mm. Leica camera and hundreds of rolls of film. He was always looking—peering in and out of ...

September 11th 2019


9 Photographs by Robert Frank Reveal His Mastery and Evolution

The New York TimesRobert Frank was born in Switzerland in 1924. When he was in his early 20s and still living in Zurich, he put together a spiral-bound, handmade book, “40 Fotos,” which included multiple photographs in two-page spreads and juxtaposed seemingly disparate ...

September 11th 2019


The one Robert Frank photo that might best capture America

PBS NewsHourBut in highlighting the daily lives of 20th-century Americans, Swiss-born photographer Robert Frank, also helped articulate an American counter-narrative of racism and inequality. Frank, who died Monday at the age of 94, spent two years traveling across the ...

September 10th 2019


Influential Documentary Photographer Robert Frank Dies At 94

NPRPhotographer Robert Frank holds a camera in 1954. His photo book, The Americans, changed the way people saw photography and the way they saw the U.S. Frank died on Monday at the age of 94. Fred Stein Archive/Getty Images hide caption.

September 10th 2019


Robert Frank, groundbreaking 'The Americans' photographer, dies at 94

USA TODAYNEW YORK (AP) — Robert Frank, a giant of 20th century photography whose seminal book “The Americans” captured singular, candid moments of the 1950s and helped free picture-taking from the boundaries of clean lighting and linear composition, has ...

September 10th 2019