Monday, December 14, 2015

Robert Frank: The Americans, Sotheby's offer The Ruth and Jake Bloom Collection

Robert Frank: Hoboken (Parade) 1955

This Thursday December 17, Sotheby’s NYC will offer at auction an outstanding collection of images from Robert Frank’s The Americans, one of the most influential books of photography ever published. Collectors Ruth and Jake Bloom assembled this extraordinary group of iconic photographs over more than two decades, collecting 77 of the 83 pictures reproduced in the 1959 book. This seminal series of images, so compelling on the printed page, gains a new resonance when seen as photographic prints. The sale represents
the first time such an extensive collection of photographs from The Americans has appeared at public auction.You can see the complete auction catalogue HERE.

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