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.


Famous American Photographers

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.

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

Coyote Atelier Photography Inspiration: Robert Frank.

Road Show

History 101 with Davinci the Detroit dog; Drugstore soda fountain, Detroit, 1955 Photo by Robert Frank

From the Bus, NY, 1958, Robert Frank

From the Bus, NY, Robert Frank. He is one of my favorite photographers of all time.

Robert Frank - Pedestrian Crossing Center White Line on 34th Street, NY, 1948  From The Metropolitan Museum of Art

PH - Robert Frank - Pedestrian Crossing Center White Line on Street, NY, 1948 From The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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.