[Allen Ginsberg and Robert Frank at the Noho Star restaurant down the block from Robert's apartment, New York City, August 1986. Photo c. Peter Hale]
Allen's friend and photography-mentor, Robert Frank turns 87 today. "You got eyes". Here's the first draft of Jack Kerouac's perspicacious introduction to The Americans (from 1957). Here's Luc Sante's review in The Wall Street Journal, fifty years later. Here's the NPR report, likewise on that anniversary occasion.
Happy Birthday, Robert.