Robert Frank

Fellow: Awarded 1955

Field of Study: Photography

Fellow: Awarded 1956

Field of Study: Photography

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 11-09-1924

Died: 09-09-2019

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1955 and 1956: FRANK, ROBERT LOUIS. Appointed for photography. Born November 9, 1924, Switzerland. Studies of photography in Zurich and Geneva, Switzerland. Photographer, 1943-44, Gloria Films, Zurich; photographer, 1947–48, Harper’s Bazaar. Exhibitions: Exhibited in Museum of Modern Art photography shows, 1948, 1949, 1952, 1954, 1955; New York galleries; Helmhaus, Zurich, 1955. Photographs published in Life, Du (Switzerland), Neuf (Paris), Neue Zürcher Zeitung.


Elected Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, 2016