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Photography Curator At Corcoran Museum To Give Talk On Influential Photographer And Filmmaker

Robert Frank At U.Va. On April 16

 

April 1, 2002--

WHO: Philip Brookman, curator of photography, Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington, D.C.

WHAT: Lecture: "On Robert Frank"

WHEN: Tuesday, April 16, 5 p.m.
WHERE: Campbell Hall, Room 160

Philip Brookman, curator of photography at the Corcoran Museum of art in Washington, D.C., will give a lecture on photographer and filmmaker Robert Frank at the University of Virginia on Tuesday, April 16. Brookman’s talk, "On Robert Frank," will be at 5 p.m. in Campbell Hall, Room 160.

A photographer and filmmaker known for his images that capture the life and culture of America in the 1950s, Robert Frank’s work has greatly influenced contemporary art. Frank was connected to the Beat movement and in 1959 co-produced with Alfred Leslie the classic short film, "Pull My Daisy," which celebrates life in Greenwich Village, stars Beat writers Allen Ginsberg, Neal Cassady, Peter Orlovsky and is narrated by Jack Kerouac.

Contact: Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298

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SOURCE: U.Va. News Services

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