- Jakob Bro.
- Cotton Club, Tokyo. 2019.
“I also wanted to follow my own intuition and do it my own way, and not make concessions—not make a Life story. That was another thing I hated. Those god-damned stories with a beginning and an end… if I hate all those stories with a beginning, a middle, and an end then obviously I will make an effort to produce something that will stand up to those stories but not be like them.”
“The work was inspiring, as was the figure cut by the artist. He was the kind of figure Frank represented to another generation. Frank and Tuggener, says Magnaguagno, “are the only auteurs who in their day acted first and foremost as their own clients. Who relied on their own lives and their own creative potential.” Had Tuggener not been so hard to get along with, he might be known today as one of the great photographers of the 1930’s and 1940’s.
Robert Frank’s path across America in the 50’s for his book: The Americans.