Thursday, March 05, 2009

Robert Franks 'The Americans'

Companion website to a 2009 exhibit celebrating the 50th anniversary of Robert Frank's "The Americans" (first published in France in 1958, in the U.S. in 1959), which "is widely celebrated as the most important photography book since World War II." Includes an exhibition feature, audio of art talks, and a slide show from an installation held in conjunction with this exhibit, entitled "Reading the Modern Photography Book: Changing Perceptions." From the National Gallery of Art, Washington.
Link: http://www.nga.gov/exhibitions/frankinfo.shtm
Access: Free