List of photobooks by Frank, Robert

Robert Frank is an American photographer and director of Swiss origin (born in 1924 in Zurich). In 1955 and 1956, thanks to a Guggenheim Fellowship, Frank traveled for two years with his family across the United States and photographed the many strata of American society. Although fascinated by the culture, he adopts an ironic and external point of view on American society. He will select 83 photos out of 23,000 for his most famous work, the book The Americans published in 1958.
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Robert Frank is an American photographer and director of Swiss origin (born in 1924 in Zurich). In 1955 and 1956, thanks to a Guggenheim Fellowship, Frank traveled for two years with his family across the United States and photographed the many strata of American society. Although fascinated by the culture, he adopts an ironic and external point of view on American society. He will select 83 photos out of 23,000 for his most famous work, the book The Americans published in 1958.
Photo: © rol-benzaken


Robert Frank contributes to the Beat movement, crossing the United States; Jack Kerouac is one of his companions on a trip to Florida in 1958.


Frank is also known for his documentary films and videos as well as his photographic manipulations and other photomontages.

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