Mothers and Daughters: An Exploration in Photographs
Aperture Foundation, Incorporated, 1987 - Photography - 111 pages
An aperture classic that sold over 40,000 copies in previous editions. In this extraordinary volume, Mothers & Daughters: An Exploration in Photographs with essays by Tillie Olsen and Estelle Jussim, the most basic and the most mysterious of relationships -- as experienced in contemporary America -- is explored in all of its variety, nuance, and ambivalence. Nearly ninety photographers contributed penetrating images of mothers and their daughters -- women of every shape, hue, and social station. The result is an emotional mosaic of depth and detail and also a pioneering accomplishment in the history of photography. The photographers are joined by leading women writers and poets offering a kaleidoscopic gathering of insights and
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