Pic of the Day: The Lonely Elevator Girl


Robert Frank/Courtesy of the National Gallery of Art

Decades after Robert Frank snapped her picture, Sharon Collins recognized herself as the elevator girl when she saw the photo in an exhibition of work from The Americans at the SFMoMA. Listen to her describe the bizarre moment in this clip from NPR’s All Things Considered and click through for a recreation of the iconic image starring Collins today.

Ian Padgham/SFMOMA

New Yorkers mark your calendars: A special exhibition of Frank’s work opens at the Met on September 22.