Toy soldiers. Cold wars. The frost takes a long time to thaw and these images are
testament to a false spring slowly but surely blossoming. Vacancy.
— Trevor Traynor
A young Russian prodigy,
Dona Schwartz's portraits of expectant parents in the nursery rooms they've created before their first child's birth — and empty nesters in the abandoned rooms of teenagers after they've left home — capture moments of life's transitions with richness of detail and emotion.