Tuesday, May 13, 2008
@ The Telegraph
Catching his subjects off-guard with a camera peeking from his jacket, the photographer Robert Frank 'captured a sad poem right out of America on to film', as his friend Jack Kerouac put it. As Frank's masterpiece, The Americans, is reissued after almost 50 years, Michael Shelden looks at his work
On patrol near the Mississippi river one afternoon in November 1955, Lt RE Brown of the Arkansas State Police spotted a suspicious, 'foreign-looking' man driving down the highway in a battered old Ford and pulled him over.
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