Robin Schwartz: Amelia and the Animals

Dec 15, 2014 10:13PM
In her introduction to Amelia and the Animals, photographer Robin Schwartz's daughter and muse, Amelia Forman, writes, "I’m a girl named after a capuchin monkey. She was the first monkey I was ever photographed with, when I was two. Maybe she sparked my love for nonhuman primates, which has led to unimaginable experiences for a city kid. It seems like something out of a fairy tale—a girl with an affinity for the animals that surround her. But that is the story in the photos. Behind the fairy tales are the real, amazing, tame animals that I have gotten to know." Featured image, "Pete" (2006) is reproduced from Robin Schwartz: Amelia and the Animals, one of our top Holiday Gift Books of 2014.
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