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Robert Frank

[Swiss-born American Photographer and Filmmaker, born in 1924]

• Relationships: Husband of Mary Frank.
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Original works by Robert Frank available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
 
 
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteRobert Frank at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
2 photographs online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
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Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Robert Frank: London/Wales

Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Massachusetts
Covered Car - Long Beach California, 1955

Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Cafeteria - San Francisco

Kunsthaus Zurich

Robert Frank in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, Chicago
Note the link at the bottom of the page to all works in their collection by Robert Frank

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Robert Frank at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas
U.S. 285, New Mexico

 
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Swiss Institute for Art Research (SIKART)  
Click "works" & search for artworks; click "exhibitions" & search for current exhibitions worldwide

 
Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

 
Pictures from Image Archives:
USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Blind Spot Magazine

Filmography from the Internet Movie Database

 
Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteAnswers.com reference works  
The "Art Encyclopedia" entry is from the Concise Grove Dictionary of Art (2002). The "Photography Encyclopedia" entry is from the The Oxford Companion to the Photograph (2005).

Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Robert Frank  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Art + Auction Magazine
Trolley - New Orleans, 1955 (photograph from a Photo gallery accompanying the article Keeping it Real)

Art + Auction Magazine
Two images from Robert Frank's 1969 film "Conversations in Vermont"

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 30): Robert Frank

PhotoQuotes

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"In search of lost time", 2004 article by Adrian Searle

Vanity Fair Magazine
"Robert Frank's Unsentimental Journey"


"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
 
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Robert Frank: Moving Out


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Robert Frank: Hold Still- Keep Going


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Thank You


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Flamingo


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Robert Frank: The Americans


 
 
 
 
 
 
 



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