Greenough has worked closely with Frank while organizing two major exhibits of his work, including the 50th anniversary retrospective Looking In: Robert Frank’s The Americans (2009), also shown at New York’s Museum of Modern Art and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, among the many major museums or galleries to feature his work over the years.
Perhaps his best-known but least-seen film is , commissioned by the Rolling Stones after Frank shot the album cover for He spent a year with the Stones on their 1972 North American tour, capturing the gritty, unglamorous details of their backstage life. And then they sued to stop the film’s release.
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And they rocked what Greenough calls the “simplistic,” “wholesome” image of America portrayed in magazines like Life and Look, before Frank received a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship and hit the back roads, highways and streets of the United States in 1955 and ’56 for the trail-blazing book first published in France (1958), then the U.S. (1959).