The People of Gujarat.
Photographs by Fredric Roberts. Introduction by Deborah Willis.
Hylas Publishing, Irvington, 2006. 96 pp., 60 four-color illustrations, 10½x11¼".
'Humanitas' means the development of human virtue in all its forms, to its fullest extent-a fitting title for this magnificent collection of photography by Fredric Roberts, who traveled throughout India, capturing with his lens its people in all their understanding, compassion, fortitude, and honor-a splendid humanity.
Published in conjunction with 6-month exhibition of Humanitas II at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City, renowned for its Asian art.
Humanitas II: The People of Gujarat, by Fredric Roberts, is a book about relationships that tells a story of beauty and grace, work and family, spirituality and devotion (. . .) Through his photographs Fredric Roberts celebrates, documents, and humanizes his subjects while revealing the beauty, the humanity, and the wonder of everyday life.”
—Deborah Willis, from the Introduction of Humanitas, Volume II