Tag: The Americans

Remembering Robert Frank, 1924-2019

Reading Time: 4 minutes Robert Frank’s The Americans greatly influenced the course of 20th and 21st-century photography. His contemporaries, and those who followed, reflect on the enduring significance of his work

13 September 2019

Influential documentary photographer Robert Frank dies aged 94

Reading Time: < 1 minute Robert Frank, one of the most influential photographers of the mid-20th century, died on Monday 09 September 2019 in Inverness, on Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia, Canada, aged 94

10 September 2019

Any Answers: Joel Meyerowitz

Reading Time: 3 minutes The camera is like a divining rod and I have lived my life letting instinct show me what I am interested in, says Joel Meyerowitz, who quit his job in advertising in 1962, after seeing Robert Frank at work. A native New Yorker, he became known for his early colour work on the city streets

17 August 2017