07 March — 18 May, 2014
Published in the United States in 1959, the book provided a stark contrast to the media’s superficial image of American society. The critical response was savage. The Americans was described as a sad poem by a sick person. Robert Frank had produced one of the most influential books of photographs of all time.
"Having as his starting point the objective realism of the art of the 1930s, Frank has pursued his distinctive search for truth, whatever the medium, with determination and consistency. His pictures have had a decisive influence on generations of photographers, painters, filmmakers, critics and writers." - Hasselblad Award jury, 1996
The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.