Foreword by Angela Bassett and a poem from Patricia Smith Publisher: SKIRALanguage: FrenchMedium: Hardcover Size: 35 x 30 cm Pages: 168Signed by the artist! The author shared the pointed, upbeat ideal of Black self-expression and idealization. Sandro Miller is a 60-year-old Caucasian male with ancestral roots in Italy, Germany, and America. He is married to a most beautiful 47-year-old Black woman, Claude- Aline Nazaire, whose ancestral roots are in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and America. His beautiful wife was the inspiration for this photographic project, a documentation of the creative, prideful, and personally expressive reality that announces Black heritage and Black tradition. Miller shared the pointed, upbeat ideal of Black self-expression and idealization. He documented body art and many unspoken ways in which Black women declare their freedom – by choice and sensibility – by sculpting their managed, structured hair. Each portrait in this project recognizes and honors women’s inventive power and beauty while celebrating, at the same time, their social endurance and cultural memory – the triumph of biology and genetics.
Sandro Miller (b. 1958) is considered one of the world’s foremost advertising photographers.
As an autodidact, Miller received his education primarily by studying books of master photographers, most importantly Irving Penn. He started out his career as a commercial photographer an ...Read more