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Frank, Robert 1924-

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The Americans by Robert Frank( Book )

38 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in English and held by 1,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: In 1958, the first edition of Robert Frank's The Americans was published in Paris. Les Americains contained Frank's 83 photographs in the same sequence as all subsequent editions, with the image on the right hand page, but juxtaposed with historical texts about American society and politics, gathered by Alain Bosquet. The following year, in the first American edition, the French texts were removed and an introduction by Jack Kerouac was added. Over the subsequent 50 years, The Americans has been republished in many editions, in numerous languages, with a variety of cover designs and even in a range of sizes. It is the most famous photography book ever published, and it changed the face of the medium forever. Robert Frank discussed with his publisher, Gerhard Steidl, the idea of producing a new edition using modern scanning and the finest tritone printing. The starting point was to bring original prints from New York to Gottingen, Germany, where Steidl is based. In July 2007, Frank visited Gottingen. A new format for the book was worked out and new typography selected. A new cover was designed and Frank chose the book cloth, foil for embossing and the endpaper. Most significantly, as he has done for every edition of The Americans, Frank changed the cropping of many of the photographs, usually including more information. Two images were changed completely from the original 1958 and 1959 editions
Robert Frank by Sarah Greenough( Book )

15 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays by five noted scholars draw upon the National Gallery of Art's archive of Frank's work, examining his contribution to the art of photography and film
The lines of my hand by Robert Frank( Book )

17 editions published between 1972 and 1989 in English and German and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fotografisk billedværk
Charles Pratt, photographs by Charles Pratt( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black white and things by Robert Frank( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Incas to Indios by Werner Bischof( Book )

4 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pull my daisy by Alfred Leslie( Visual )

18 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Pull my daisy, a family struggling to fit in with their suburban neighbors, invites the local bishop over for dinner. However, their "Beat" friends crash the party. The last clean shirt follows a man and a woman as they drive a convertible automobile around in a city and talk to each other
Les Américains by Robert Frank( Book )

11 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From April 1955, when he secured a Guggenheim Fellowship (with recommendations from Walker Evans, Edward Steichen, Meyer Shapiro, Alexey Brodovitch, and Alexander Liberman), to June 1956, Robert Frank made a number of short trips out from New York and one long (nine-month) journey to the West Coast in a 1950 Ford to photograph America. From the more than twenty thousand images (on 687 rolls of film) that resulted, Frank eventually chose 83 of them and arranged them into four chapters, each beginning with a flag image. ... Such a simple intention for a book that would so alter the course of modern photography ... The Delpire first edition Les Americains (1958) is more like a sociological study wherein Frank's photographs appear as illustrations of the probing texts printed on facing pages, gathered by Alain Bosquet from dozens of illustrious writers"--The Book of 101 Books : Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century / edited by Andrew Roth. New York : PPP Editions in association with Ruth Horowitz, 2001
Frank films : the film and video work of Robert Frank by Robert Frank( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Frank the complete film works by Robert Frank( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pull my daisy: A short fictional film in which a married couple, Neal and Carolyn Cassady, hang out with their friends, including several beat poets and a "square" bishop
Peru : photographs by Robert Frank( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reproduction d'un album composé en 1949 par le photographe américain, regroupant 39 photographies prises en 1948 au Pérou
Robert Frank in America by Peter Galassi( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Frank the complete film works by Robert Frank( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

OK end here: A short fictional film about a crumbling romantic relationship
Pull my daisy by Jack Kerouac( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Frank the complete film works( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

S-8 Stones footage from Exile on Main St.: Minimally-edited footage of British rock band the Rolling Stones, recorded during the making of their 1972 double-album "Exile on Main Street."
Henry Frank : father photographer, 1890-1976 by Henry Frank( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and German and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Frank by Robert Frank( Book )

24 editions published between 1976 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zero Mostel reads a book by Robert Frank( Book )

4 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Frank : London/Wales by Robert Frank( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The silent aftermath of space by Caleb Cain Marcus( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Frank, Robert

Frank, Robert 1924-... photographe

Frank, Robert Louis

Frank, Robert Louis, 1924-...., photographe

Fulanke, Luobote 1924-

Robert Frank

Robert Frank fotografo e regista svizzero

Robert Frank schweizerisch-US-amerikanischer Fotograf, Filmregisseur und Kameramann

Robert Frank Schweizisk-amerikansk fotograf

Robert Frank Swiss-American photographer, film director and cameraman

Robert Frank Zwitsers-Amerikaans fotograaf

Robertus Frank

Франк, Роберт

רוברט פרנק

رابرت فرانک

روبرت فرانك

로버트 프랭크

フランク, ロバート

ロバート・フランク

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English (251)

French (25)

German (23)

Chinese (2)

Spanish (2)

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Robert FrankThe lines of my handBlack white and thingsPull my daisyLes AméricainsFrank films : the film and video work of Robert FrankRobert Frank the complete film worksPeru : photographs