Robert Frank

Robert Frank

Robert Frank

“When people look at my pictures I want them to feel the way they do when they want to read a line of a poem twice.”-quote Robert Frank

This Quote is from a man called Robert Frank an important figure in American photography and film. Frank’s most famous work was a photographic book named “The Americans” made in 1958. He liked to experiment with compositing and manipulating photographs  then in his later days Frank  moved on to making films.

Untited By- Robert Frank

Untited By- Robert Frank

This is one of Robert Franks images from his book “The Americans” toke somewhere in America in the 1950’s. The young woman in the photograph is unknown and in the book this certain picture has no captions. The image set in a cafe is taken as if Frank himself is standing behind the counter observing  the young woman, she has dark hair and is quite a bold object in the picture and even though you are draw to her face at first glance the advertising signs behind her head are very distracting. The wall hanging of Santa in the background almost echo the woman’s face which brings a slight humour to the photograph.  Robert Frank’s
The Americans-by Robert Frank
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