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Robert Frank (born November 9, 1924, Zürich), is an important figure in American photography and film. His most notable work, the 1958 photobook titled The Americans, was influential,...

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  • Works from major American artists gifted to Stanford

      News Source: Mountain View VOICE | 3 days ago
    Stanford University's Cantor Arts Center has acquired three significant gifts of American art, securing a solid place in the museum's permanent collection of major 20th century works. The museum has received painter Richard Diebenkorn's sketchbooks,
  • Finding Vivian Maier review belated exposure for a dark photographic star

      News Source: The Guardian | 12 days ago
    her brilliantly framed portraits are 'a strange mix of the voyeuristc and empowering'. Photograph: Vivian Maier/Maloof Collection Non-professional American "street photographer" Vivian Maier didn't just hide her candle under a bushel, she also
  • Our nanny, the photographer Vivian Maier

      News Source: The Guardian | 13 days ago
    Vivian Maier/Maloof Collection "Honestly, my reaction when this process started was, oh, they're doing a movie on my crazy nanny who I never really liked," says Joe Matthews. The nanny's name was Vivian Maier, and she looked after Joe, his sister
  • Breaking: Innovative sewage plant in Sanford closes, lays off 15

      News Source: Orlando Sentinel Online | 20 days ago
    EDT , July 9, 2014 An innovative sewage-processing company in Sanford has closed its doors suddenly and filed for bankruptcy, leaving the cities of Sanford, Ocoee and Winter Springs to find new disposal methods. Since 2009, Maxwest Environmental
  • Vanessa Winship: the great, unsung chronicler of the world's outsiders

      News Source: Guardian Unlimited | 1 month ago
    A profound sense of place' Vanessa Winship, Schoolgirls of Eastern Anatolia, 2007. "My work explores concepts of borders, land, memory, desire, identity and history," wrote Vanessa Winship in 2011. That hinterland is hard for any photographer to
  • Rich, really rich, and ultra rich

      News Source: CNN | 2 months ago
    The middle class is barely treading water since the recent Great Recession, but the rich are back in a big way...It's the ultra rich -- the top 0.01% of earners -- that are really clobbering everyone else. In the mid-1980s the ultra rich -- those
  • IN PRINT: An American Index of the Hidden and Unfamiliar

      News Source: Bookforum | 2 months ago
    S newly reprinted 2008 monograph, An American Index of the Hidden and Unfamiliar , is unlikely to catch any casual viewer's eye. Bound in nondescript gray cloth, with its title inscribed in gold lettering over a black background, the book looks like
  • Rich People Apparently Dumb

      News Source: Gawker | 2 months ago
    If it's summertime, and you have a net worth that is at least seven figures, that means it's time for JPMorgan's suggested summer reading list the books that they tell their wealthy clients to pretend to read this summer...Keep in mind that this list


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