Publisher: Göttingen: Steidl Verlag, in association with Die Photographische Sammlung / SK Stiftung Kultur, Köln, 2003
Edition: 1st Edition
Condition: New / New
Item #: 111476
First edition, first and only printing. Hardcover. Fine gray cloth with title stamped in black on front cover and spine, with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs and text by Rosalind Solomon. Essay by Gabriele Conrath-Scholl (in German, English and French). Includes biographical information, an exhibition history and a bibliography. 464 pp., with hundreds of duotone plates and some reference illustrations, beautifully printed by Steidl, Göttingen from scans made by Gert Schwab. 11-1/2 x 10-1/4 inches.
New in publisher's shrink wrap.
From the publisher: "Rosalind Solomon takes pictures of people and their relationships with each other. Whether well-known figures or ordinary people, her subjects appear as they go about their daily lives, celebrating at parties, engaging in moments private and public. Cultural and social contrasts characterize the photographer's images, captured during numerous trips across the United States and around the world since the 1970s. The pictures tell tales of rootedness and loneliness, poverty and affluence, moments of hope and moments of happiness. In Chapalingas, Solomon has grouped her photographs into associative categories such as Food, Wheels, Splits, Hearts, Play and Faith, prompting the viewer to compare the motifs present in her more than 160 images. Accompanied by Solomon's poetic text, which sheds light on the contexts in which her photographs were taken and the personal thoughts they engendered."