Sunday, October 25, 2009

Robert Frank and Politics

Robert Frank, 1994, by Barry Kornbluh/Kahmann Gallery, Amsterdam

Robert Frank photographed at the 1984 Democratic Convention, San Francisco, on assignment for California magazine. A selection appeared in the November, 1984, issue of American Photographer, which follows.

Captions: top, Evangelical group;
bottom, Photographer shoots a Japanese woman commemorating the Hiroshima bombing

Captions: top left, A young man on his way
to rock and roll concert by "The Dead Kennedys"
bottom left, One of many Democratic parties;
right, Jesse Jackson supporter

Captions: left, Street photographer;
top right, Los Angeles mayor Tom Bradley;
bottom right, Parking lot outside Moscone Center

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