Robert Frank*

27.03.2012 in20:19 in Documentary, Old Masters -->


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Robert Frank (born November 9, 1924), born in ZürichSwitzerland, is an important figure in American photography and film. His most notable work, the 1958 photobook titled The Americans, was influential, and earned Frank comparisons to a modern-day de Tocqueville for his fresh and skeptical outsider’s view of American society. Frank later expanded into film and video and experimented with compositing and manipulating photographs.