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Robert Frank

 (born 1924)
Robert Frank is active/lives in New York / Switzerland.  Robert Frank is known for documentary photography, film making.

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Robert Frank (born November 9, 1924, Zürich), is an important figure in American photography and film. His most notable work, the 1958 photobook titled The Americans, was influential, and earned Frank comparisons to a modern-day de Tocqueville for his fresh and skeptical outsider's view of American society. Frank later expanded into film and video and experimented with manipulating photographs and photo-montage.

Frank was born to a wealthy Jewish family in Switzerland. His mother, Rosa, was Swiss, but his father, Hermann, had become stateless after World War I and had to apply for the Swiss citizenship of Frank and his older brother, Manfred. Though Frank and his family remained safe in Switzerland during World War II, the thr   ...  Displaying 750 of 6343 characters.

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