Love in Black and White.
Photographs by Michael Kenna and poems by Bianca Rossi.
96 pp., 45 duotone illustrations, 8x10".
British-born photographer Michael Kenna and Brazilian-born author and actress Bianca Rossini worked together to create a book of photographs and poems entitled “Love in black and white.' Beautifully printed on natural Japanese paper in a limited edition of 1,500 hardcover copies, this gorgeous new book comprises 45 of Rossini’s original poems, accompanied by selected photographs of Kenna’s landscapes taken in locations around the world. Michael Kenna's photographs have been the subject of over thirty books and catalogues, and are included in such permanent museum collections as The National Gallery, Washington, D.C.; The Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai; and The Victoria and Albert Museum, London. In 2001, Kenna was made a Chevalier in the Order of Arts and Letters by the Ministry of Culture in France. Italian-Brazilian Bianca Rossini is well-known as a film star, model, actress, singer, songwriter, dancer, choreographer, comedic performer, and talk show host, as well as a novelist and poet. 'Love in black and white' is her third book.