The Waiting Game.
Photographs by Txema Salvans.
RM, 2014. 88 pp., 40 color illustrations, 13x9¾".

Selected as one of the Best Books of 2013 by:
Publisher's Description
Gathering a series of photographs taken by Txema Salvans (born 1971) over the course of six years, TheWaitingGamedocumentsthe exercise of prostitution along the highways of Spain’s Mediterranean coast. Disguised as a surveyor, Salvans photographed prostitution with an emphasis on the decidedly unerotic quality of its actual environs: the intersections, round- abouts, dead-end streets and shoulders of the road. The photo- graphs in this book present the solitary figure of the waiting woman as a stereotypical image of objectified sexuality, in a landscape that is both striking and tragic. Exploring the varied and often sur- prising gamut of human longings and behaviors, Salvans achieves a balance of sociological dissection and naturalistic narration, and presents the image of the prosti- tute as an almost impersonal component of a larger mechanism.

Read the review by Karen Jenkins


Order from photo-eye     Why photo-eye?
Cat# DS238H Hardbound $55.00   
Backorder this item. Domestic titles usually ship in 2-3 weeks; Foreign: 4-8 weeks.

Quantity:


Order through Amazon (photo-eye gets credit)     Why Amazon?
Hardbound $55.00   Amazon Price: $39.39 Save 28%   ISBN 8415118570
Temporarily out of stock. Order now and we'll deliver when available. We'll e-mail you with an estimated delivery date as soon as we have more information. Your credit card will not be charged until we ship the item..
May qualify for free shipping if Amazon Prime member.

Order through Amazon Marketplace (photo-eye gets credit)
Why Amazon Marketplace?
20 New from $38.17    9 Used from $38.22  


© photo-eye, 2014. All Rights Reserved Copyrights-Trademarks Privacy Policy Returns Policy Staff/Hours/Santa Fe Location 800.227.6941 info@photoeye.com