He died on September 9, 2019 in Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada. Many of Robert Frank's films have been released on DVD via Steidl. Born into a German-Jewish family in Zurich in 1924, he developed an interest in photography at an early age and apprenticed with several photographers in his teens. Robert Frank revolutionized photography and independent film. Robert Frank biography - An important and prominent figure in American film and photography, Robert Frank was born in 1924 in Switzerland to an upper class Jewish family. Robert Frank was born in Zurich in 1924 and immigrated to the United States in 1947. He is perhaps best known for the photography collection The Americans (1959), with an introduction by Jack Kerouac. Robert Frank, Swiss American photographer and director who was one of the most influential photographers of the mid-20th century, noted for his ironic renderings of American life. This is the bumpy ride, revealed with unblinking honesty by the reclusive artist himself. And, on July 13th, Israel’s documentary “Don’t Blink: Robert Frank” will première with a two-week run at Film Forum. Robert Frank revolutionized photography and independent film. Set in the near future, it focuses on Frank Weld, an aging jewel thief, played by Frank Langella, whose son buys him a domestic robot. Robert Frank’s restless, gritty, melancholic vision marked him as an astute documentarian of the postwar American landscape. With the approval of its 94-year-old subject, Gerald Fox's 2004 'Leaving Home, Coming Home: A Portrait of Robert Frank' finally gets a U.S. release. 0:45. He is perhaps best known for the photography collection The Americans (1959), with an introduction by Jack Kerouac. This is the bumpy ride, revealed with unblinking honesty by the reclusive artist himself.

Robert Frank, Swiss American photographer and director who was one of the most influential photographers of the mid-20th century, noted for his ironic renderings of American life. A second edition of the book Frank Films, published by Sixpack Films in Vienna, was released in 2009. Robert Frank’s images and films tell their stories and may not need much narration. This is the bumpy ride, revealed with unblinking honesty by the reclusive artist himself. He was married to June Leaf and Mary Frank. Robot & Frank is a 2012 American science fiction comedy-drama film directed by Jake Schreier and screenplay by Christopher Ford. With Robert Frank, Sid Kaplan, June Leaf, William S. Burroughs. Robert Frank’s second film is one of his most stylized and reflects Frank’s increasingly sophisticated cinematographic eye. Robert Frank, Director: Me and My Brother. 09.11.1924 Zürich, Schweiz 09.09.2019 Inverness, Nova Scotia, Kanada His The Americans is arguably the most important American photography publication of the postwar period, and his work has spawned numerous disciples, as well as a rich critical literature.