ASMP — American Society of Media Photographers

The Americans – Photographs by Robert Frank

By September 12, 2019 ASMP Bookshelf, ASMP Legends

Screenshot of article on The Americans posted on LensCultureEditor’s Note: Documentary photographer and former ASMP Member Robert Frank died this week at the age of 94. The following book review appeared in The New York Times on the 50th anniversary of his book’s publication.

Cross-posted from LensCulture
[by Jim Casper]

This is the photo book that redefined what a photo book could be — personal, poetic, real. First published in 1959, Robert Frank’s masterpiece still holds up — the selection of photos, and their sequence and pacing is fresh, rich, generous, and stunning.

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Featured Image: Robert Frank

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