“Tal Uf Tal Ab” is Swiss-German. It means direction up the valley – down the valley. Now I live and wait and think mostly in the places I live – New York City and Mabou N.S.” Robert Frank’s life now, an inquisitive existence shaped by memory, and includes photographs of newsstands, streetscapes, friends, his wife June Leaf, interiors, as well as a self-portrait. Among these images are scattered earlier ones from Frank’s past, for example a candid portrait of Jack Kerouac. As with all Frank’s publications, Tal Uf Tal Ab is a humble yet important progression in the medium of the photo-book.