Robert Frank - "The Americans" - Frank was more skeptical of the ' glamorous' american dream that so many seemed to be consumed by. Description from I searched for this on

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"Trolley - New Orleans", by Robert Frank. This photo is part of a series called "The Americans". Everyone in this picture has a different facial expression and seems to be on a different journey.


Robert Frank - "Trolley" New Orleans 1955 (look closely. Robert captured the all too real disparities amongst Americans and made many photographers of the time quite uncomfortable. Like this photo of a racially divided trolly.

Robert Frank -- Robert Franks photograph seems normal at first, he captures everyday things for the most part, but this image doesnt seem so the more you look at it.. You see a baby in a plastic bag. Which at first makes the image feel very dark, then when you realise its fake you don't know whether to laugh.

Robert Frank is one of my biggest inspirations. Himself an extremely important figure in the history of photography, will be remembered especially for his photography book “The Americans”.

Boy in 1960's Harlem by street photographer Robert Frank  This singular photograph shows real character and spirit within this boy. It looks like a posed photograph but i know street photography never is so that just goes to show how amazingly timed this photo was.

Boy in Harlem by street photographer Robert Frank I really like this photograph, as the Man captured, has noticed the camera and is acting silly, and I hope to capture this throughout my finals and work in progress.

Robert Frank in London.

Robert Frank: London "Black and white are the colors of photography. To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected.

Parade - Hoboken, New Jersey, 1955 from Looking In: Robert Frank's The Americans published by Steidl. Photograph: Robert Frank/Steidl

Liz Jobey on the 50th anniversary of photographer Robert Frank's The Americans

By Robert Frank.

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collective-history: “ Puerto Rican street queens, aka “New York City” from “The Americans” by Robert Frank.


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Sally Mann - Candy cigarette - 1989 is that a kid on stilts in the background? And I remember getting a spanking for buying that candy as a kid.