The Sydney Morning Herald, by Craig Mathieson, November 24, 2016.

Everywhere that Laura Israel travels with Don’t Blink – Robert Frank, her documentary about the influential American photographer and filmmaker, she finds traces of her subject’s work and presence.

A fortnight ago she was in Pennsylvania and someone handed her a photograph taken several years ago of Frank and his second wife, June Leaf, standing on the spot where the photographer Walker Evans, one of Frank’s mentors, took a famous 1935 shot of a graveyard in front of a steel mill.

 

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