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Biography

Photographer Robert Frank was born in 1924 in Zürich, Switzerland. He has been the subject of several solo exhibitions, including at the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL (1961); Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX (1985); Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (2003); Tate Modern, London, UK (2004); Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow, Russia (2012); and Kunsthalle Ziegelhütte, Appenzell, Switzerland (2016). He has also participated in numerous group exhibitions, including The Family of Man, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (1955); Cold Play. Set 1 aus der Sammlung des Fotomuseums Winterthur, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Germany (2004); Street Art, Street Life: From the 1950s to Now, Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, NY (2008); and Humanos. Acciones, Historia Y Fotografía, Centro de Arte Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain (2010). Frank died in 2019 in Inverness, Canada.

Bio updated as of 2023.

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