Mother and Child by Claiborne Swanson Frank



In the latest body of work by author and photographer Claiborne Swanson Frank, the artist set out to explore the meaning of modern motherhood in the 21st century. Turning her lens on the mothers and children of seventy iconic families, including Delfina Figueras, Carolina Herrera, Lauren Santo Domingo, Anne Vyalitsyna, Aerin Lauder, and Patti Hansen, Swanson Frank’s stunning portraits capture the emotional bonds and beauty that frame the relationship of a mother and her child. Swanson Frank also asks each mother a series of questions regarding what being a mother means to them, receiving answers that are thoughtful, amusing, fascinating, and moving. Each one of these deeply intimate portraits will captivate readers, reminding us all of the power of motherhood. 

  • 280 pages
  • Hardcover
  • Size: 12.9” x 9.8”