Tag Archives: Robert Frank

“God Does Crap”

A number of years ago, during a stint of unemployment, I was assisting a friend, a still-life photographer out in his Brooklyn studio. One day, after a day’s shoot, we went into Manhattan to drop off the film and while … Continue reading

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“…there is no more dreaming…”

“Now, there is no more dreaming, really.” – Robert Frank

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“I wanted to present what I saw, pure and simple.”

“The pictures have to talk, not me.” – Robert Frank “Leaving Home, Coming Home: A Portrait of Robert Frank”

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Leaving Home, Coming Home

“The pictures have to talk, not me.” – Robert Frank, “Leaving Home, Coming Home: A Portrait of Robert Frank”

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“…the instantaneous reaction….”

“It is always the instantaneous reaction to oneself that produces a photograph.” – Robert Frank 

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Louis Faurer

I have been thinking a lot of Louis Faurer lately. Originally from Philadelphia, Faurer spent some time in New York teaching, and of course photographing. Not many people know of his work or that Robert Frank was a friend of … Continue reading

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Always Moving

I’m never content. Always moving. I’ve noticed my son is this way too. Being on the street is  search for meaning. I dove into the wreck of this humanity. I’ve become an unwitting existentialist. Sometimes I get close to whatever … Continue reading

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