Robert Frank in America
On view Sept. 10, 2014–Jan. 5, 2015

PROGRAMS
Film Screening: Cocksucker Blues
Wednesday, October 15 at 7 pm. Annenberg auditorium, Cummings Art Building, 435 Lasuen Mall, no RSVP required, 93 minutes, free
Don't miss this rare screening of Cocksucker Blues, an unreleased documentary film directed by photographer Robert Frank that chronicles the Rolling Stones’ American Tour 1972 and its licentious behind-the-scenes shenanigans. The screening occurs in conjunction with the Cantor Arts Center’s special exhibition, Robert Frank in America. Recommended for ages 18 and older due to sexual content, violence, and drug use. Co-sponsored by the Cantor Arts Center and the Dept. of Art & Art History.

Panel: Reflections on Robert Frank in America
Thursday, November 13 at 5:30 pm, Cantor auditorium, free
Join distinguished Stanford scholars for an in-depth discussion of the Cantor’s special exhibition, Robert Frank in America. Each panelist will engage audience members in observation and analysis of select photographs from the exhibition’s treasure trove of images. The panelists are: Alexander Nemerov, Elizabeth Bennett, and Elizabeth Kessler.

 

TOURS: Begin September 18
Robert Frank Thursday tour at 12:15 pm. Cantor Arts Center, meet in Main Lobby
Ongoing every week through January 1, 2015
Robert Frank weekend tours Saturday & Sunday at 2 pm
Ongoing every week through January 4, 2015

 

EXHIBITION CATALOGUE
The major catalogue accompanying this exhibition is published by the Cantor Arts Center in association with international publisher Steidl, with whom Frank has worked closely on most of his books. The 200-page book, with a foreword by Connie Wolf, is designed by Katy Homans, New York. Read more

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VISITOR INFORMATION
The Cantor Arts Center is open Wednesday–Sunday, 11 am–5 pm, Thursday until 8 pm Beginning September 22, the Cantor will also be open on Mondays from 11 am to 5 pm. Admission is free. The Cantor is located on the Stanford campus, off Palm Drive at Museum Way. Parking is free after 4 pm weekdays and all day on weekends and major holidays. Information: 650-723-4177, museum.stanford.edu.

 

MEDIA CONTACT
Anna Koster, Head of Communications, 650-725-4657, akoster@stanford.edu



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Robert Frank (U.S.A., b. Switzerland, 1924), Detroit, 1955. Gelatin silver print. Gift of Raymond B. Gary, 1984.492.15. © Robert Frank

 

 

Robert Frank (U.S.A., b. Switzerland, 1924), Hollywood, 1958. Gelatin silver print. Gift of Bowen H. McCoy, 1984.493.70. © Robert Frank

 

 

Robert Frank (U.S.A., b. Switzerland, 1924), New York City, 1951. Gelatin silver print. Gift of Raymond B. Gary, 1984.492.6. © Robert Frank