American Witness: The Art and Life of Robert Frank

R. J. Smith (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$35.00
Publisher
Da Capo Press
Publish Date
November 07, 2017
Pages
352
Dimensions
5.9 X 9.0 X 1.3 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780306823367

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About the Author

RJ Smith has been a senior editor at Los Angeles Magazine, a contributor to Blender, a columnist for the Village Voice, a staff writer for Spin, and has written for GQ, New York Times Magazine, Elle, and Men's Vogue. His book The One: The Life and Music of James Brown was among the New York Times' "100 Notable Books of 2012." Smith lives with his wife and daughter in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Reviews

"Sprinkled with subtle touches of poetic discourse and [Smith's] deeply felt passion and admiration for Frank's work, this book is a page-turning emotional delight."--Kirkus
"A comprehensive biography...Smith deliver[s] a multidimensional portrait of a man best known for depicting others."

--Booklist
"Well-observed."--Esquire
"One of [Smith's] most interesting books, by far."--Buffalo News
"An absorbing study of an enigmatic but engaging artist who still has much to say."--Library Journal
"American Witness anecdotally demonstrates Frank's far reaching influence. Smith's skills as a storyteller make this an engaging journey."--PopMatters
"American Witness is a definitive portrait of a singular artist and the country that he saw, making it unreservedly recommended."--Midwest Book Review