“I went down there and saw all these little paintings of landscapes, houses, little beautiful scenes. The light on that picture is from reflections of cars going underneath the freeway.
“Takashi Homma is indebted to Robert Frank. This much is clear. He is as sick of goodbyes as are the best of the Swiss and as are the best of
“In Butte, Montana, he photographed a slovenly, middle-aged woman in her car with a sullen child staring out of the window behind her. He showed a bench full of decrepit
From Park / Sleep by Robert Frank published by Steidl www.steidl.de Robert Frank – Park/Sleep – REVIEW By Fanny Landstrom for ASX, July 2013 Many of us carry a notebook in
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I saw it I suppose very shortly after it was published, when I was still working as a photographer myself, and it was, frankly, shocking. I sensed the power in
‘”There is one thing the photograph must contain, the humanity of the moment” – Robert Frank REVIEW: Robert Frank – Valencia 1952 (2012) By Fanny Landstrom, ASX UK, April 2013
“It was logical for me to get off doing still photography after becoming a success at it. I think it would just become a repeat—I would repeat myself.” An interview with Robert
With these photographs, I have attempted to show a cross-section of the American population. My effort was to express it simply and without confusion. By Robert Frank, U.S. Camera Annual,
Sick of Goodby’s, Mabou, 1978, Robert Frank Paint dripping from a mirror like blood. I’m sick of goodbyes. By Lou Reed, originally published in Tate Magazine, Issue 2, Autumn, 2004 I
Robert Frank in ‘Home Improvements’ Interview with photographer Robert Frank, Film Comment, August 1987 By Marlaine Glicksman “I’d like to make a film which would mingle the private aspects of
An Exclusive Interview with Robert Frank, Robert Frank’s Studio, New York, July 22, 2007
The feeling among them was unanimous: this was not how America was to be shown. But what was at issue was a larger matter than patriotism. The challenge of Frank’s
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The National Gallery of Art organized a comprehensive exhibit of Robert Frank’s work (Images courtesy of: National Gallery of Art; Produced by: Diane Bolz and Brian Wolly) Connect to the
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Robert Frank, Trolley- New Orleans, 1956 The purpose of this (text) is to describe the influence of Walker Evans’ American Photographs (1938) on The Americans (1959) of Robert Frank. By
Half the time the photographers seemed not to have even looked through the camera. Far from seeking the perfect composition, the ‘decisive moment’, their work seemed curiously unfinished. It captured
“I thought that to make photographs, you froze everybody before the fact, but Robert never froze them except in the camera. So that was a revelation.” Excerpt from “Still Going”, from