Photographer Robert Frank
and Jeff Rosenheim,
curator of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Department of Photographs, discuss "Looking In: Robert Frank's The Americans,"
celebrating the 50th anniversary of the publication of The Americans,
Robert Frank’s suite of black-and-white photographs made during a cross-country road trip in 1955–1956. The exhibition also includes contact sheets that Frank used to create the book; photographs made in Europe, Peru, and New York; and a short film he made on his life. "Looking In: Robert Frank's The Americans
" is on view at Metropolitan Museum of Art through January 3, 2010. More information about the exhibition and its public programs is available here.
An exhibition of some of Robert Franks's photographs are also on view at the Robert Mann Gallery in Chelsea.
The documentary about The Americans, "An American Journey," directed by Philippe Seclier is playing at Film Forum September 30th through October 6th. More information and tickets here.