In this black and white series on jazz legends, the portraits wear in their facial expressions all the power of this music, all the struggles of black Americans in the 1900's, all the force of expression, the suffering, the joy, the passion.
" Louis, The Duke, Cab Calloway and the other left the Cotton Club...Caroline Milin welcomes them for us. From Malevitch, she borrows the sumptuous white of his large white square. From Pierre Soulages, the marvelous light and mattedness of his profound darks, to offer us the images of a mythic JAM SESSION. The "super-realism" of faces, of regards and of postures trains us behind the mirror in the magic of a world where the images become miraculously DEAFENING. Out of these canvases, then springs a mythical blue note..." J.J.R.