Art News: Unearthing a Legendary Photo Project

By David Schonauer   Monday January 21, 2019

In 1985, legendary photographer Robert Frank arrived at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston to use Polaroid’s 20-by-24-inch camera as part of a project launched by photo historians Susan E. Cohen and William S. Johnson. They persuaded Frank and photographers Robert Heinecken, Dave Heath and John Wood to collaborate on an unusual if hazily defined effort financed by Polaroid Corp. When the funding ended, so did the project. But, notes The New York Times, it will soon be available for the public to see.

Read the whole story at The New York Times.


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