Posts Tagged ‘Robert Frank’

At the National Gallery of Art, Simple and Not-So-Simple Gifts

The NGA's latest is a mish-mash of photo gems and misses.

At the National Gallery of Art, a Tiny Exhibit Flips Rapidly Through Landmark Photobooks

The National Gallery of Art's latest photo exhibit fits into what is basically a vestibule.

Reviewed: Beach Photography at the Corcoran

It may be summertime froth, but the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s exhibition “The Deep Element: Photography at the Beach” has a clear lesson: that few notable photographers, no matter how serious the rest of their oeuvre, have been able to resist the primal pull of surf and sand. Robert Adams? Check. Harry Callahan? Ditto. Nicholas [...]

Reviewed: “7.4.11” at Carroll Square Gallery

If there was any remaining doubt about the enduring influence of The Americans—the celebrated 1958 book of documentary photography by Robert Frank—it can be laid to rest by this exhibit, in which a talented group of photojournalists known as Facing Change documented one July 4 in the life of America, specifically, the one that just happened [...]