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CLAIBORNE SWANSON FRANK

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Mother and Child: the Meaning of Motherwood in 21st Century

Mother and Child: the Meaning of Motherwood in 21st Century – In the latest body of work by author and photographer Claiborne Swanson Frank, the artist set out to explore what modern motherhood means in the 21st century. Turning her lens on 70 iconic families of mothers and children from such celebrated names as 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 primal relationship of a mother and her child. Complementing her work is a series of questions-and-answers, in which Swanson Frank delicately tasks each mother to look within themselves and express what being a mother truly means to them. Their answers, while exceedingly thoughtful and introspective, are also amusing, fascinating, and moving. Each one of these deeply intimate and stunning portraits will captivate and inspire readers as they embark on this profound journey that reminds us all of the power of motherhood and the great gift of love. Photographer Claiborne Swanson Frank was raised in San Francisco, California. Claiborne moved to New York in 2007 and worked at Vogue under Editor-in-Chief, Anna Wintour, leaving the magazine in 2009 before pursuing…

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American Beauty Book

AMERICAN BEAUTY BY CLAIBORNE SWANSON FRANK TEXT BY GENEVIEVE BAHRENBURG ‘American Beauty’ is a stunning look at quintessentially American women. Filled with portraits by photographer Claiborne Swanson Frank, this wonderful book is sure to inspire for years to come. Described by writer Genevieve Bahrenburg as “a tribute to our extraordinary country, whose freedoms have allowed women to soar to heights unimaginable in other times and places.” Featuring over 100 portraits, from Jenna Lyons to Lisa Mayock, Solange Knowles to Lily Aldridge—each of whom possesses an original blend of grit, grace, glamour, and gravitas that make them fitting exemplars of kaleidoscopic American beauty. The book also presents a foreword by Vogue photography director Ivan Shaw, and a preface by author Lesley M. M. Blume. FEATURED WOMEN: Jessi Adele, Genevieve Bahrenburg, Asia Baker, Veronica Swanson Beard, Lake Bell, Ashley Bernon, Maggie Betts, Diane Birch, Beth Blake, Georgina Bloomberg, Lesley M.M. Blume, Valerie Boster, Amanda Brooks, Kristen Buckingham, Sabrina Buell, Sophie Buhai, Carolyn Burgess, Meredith Melling Burke, Erin Burnett, Barbara Pierce Bush, A bigail Chapin, Lily Chapin, Alina Cho, Annie Clark, Misty Copeland, Danielle Corona, Casey Fremont Crowe, Cristina Cuomo, Chiara de Rege, Jessica de Ruiter, Lauren duPont, Sylvana Soto Ward Durrett, Maria…

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