We Lost A Photographic Giant

Photo: Dodo Jin Ming/NYT
The announcement in Life Magazine talking about a young Robert Frank and his second-place winning submission.

Robert Frank’s talent was evident early. The picture above was from a Life Magazine Photo Contest where a young Mr. Frank won second price and a substantial amount of money back then (and today). 

Mr. Frank was in his beloved Nova Scotia when he passed yesterday. Below are some images and words which help describe his process and genius when working on what is his best known set of images: The Americans. 

You can see a video showing each page of the book, here. (Bjorn van Sinttruije)s

View the NYT Piece here.

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