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Robert Frank by Peter C. Marzio
Book DescriptionNew York to Nova Scotia was originally published in 1986 to accompany a retrospective exhibition of the same name organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and has long been out of print. The chronology and personal spirit of Frank's complex career as a photographer and filmmaker are evoked with previously unpublished letters, pictures, reviews and essays as well as 18 photographs by Frank. Some of the letters are by Frank; others were written by photographers and contemporaries, such as W. Eugene Smith, Louis Faurer, Keith Smith, and Gotthard Schuh, and by legendary curators Hugh Edwards and Robert Delpire. Authors of the essays include Walker Evans, Jack Kerouac, Jonas Mekas, Allen Ginsberg and Robert Coles, as well as the exhibition curators, Philip Brookman and Anne W. Tucker. Other entries include Frank's proposal to the Guggenheim Foundation in 1954 that started his legendary journey across America, a letter from an Arkansas State policeman who arrested Frank during his trip to produce the photographs in The Americans, still images from Frank's films, and pictures of Frank throughout his career.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9783865210135
(304mm x 227mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Steidl Verlag
Publisher: Steidl Publishers
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: Germany
Books By Author Peter C. Marzio
American Art and Philanthropy, Hardback (September 2010)
The American art collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, has grown significantly over the years. Along with showcasing artworks since the colonial period, this book explores the museum's mission of collection-building and how it is exemplified by the generosity of its donors.
Masterpieces from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Hardback (February 2010)
Offers the author's personal commentary on more than 100 of his favourite masterpieces chosen from the nearly 60,000 works in The Museum of Fine Arts', Houston, permanent collection. This title begins with a majestic sculpture of an ibex, c 3000 BC, and concludes with the astonishing animated video City Glow, by Chiho Aoshima, created in 2005.
Collecting by Design, Paperback (March 2008)
Margo Grant Walsh is a prominent interior architect with an eye for collecting silver. The recipient of prestigious awards in her industry, she has amassed a remarkable collection of more than 800 exquisitely designed and beautifully crafted pieces of silver, from jewellery to tea services. This book documents her collection.
Versions and Inversions, Paperback (January 2007)» View all books by Peter C. Marzio
Presents more than 250 works by avant-garde artists and artists' groups, with essays, translated manifestoes, and documents written by the artists, showcasing the achievements of the Latin American avant-garde. This work focuses on the return from Europe in the 1920s of Latin American avant-garde pioneers; and the expansion after World War II.
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Author Biography - Peter C. Marzio
Robert Frank was born in Zurich, Switzerland in 1924 and went to the United States in 1947. He is best known for his seminal book The Americans, first published in 1958, which gave rise to a distinct new art form in the photo-book, and his experimental film Pull My Daisy, made in 1959. His other important projects include the book Black White and Things, 1954, the book The Lines of My Hand, 1959 and the film Cocksucker Blues, 1972. Frank's work has been the subject of major exhibitions around the world and is included in many significant public and private photography collections. He divides his time between New York City and Nova Scotia, Canada.
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