Wealth Management is a brilliant artist's book from Spanish photographer Carlos Spottorno (born 1971). Designed as a mock bank brochure issued by the fictitious "WTF Bank," this volume of black-and-white images of the 1% lifestyle--polo matches, skiing, office-scapes--foreground photography's relationship to the powers that keep the wealthy wealthy.
Winner of the World Press Photo Award for Nature, Hungarian photographer Carlos Spottorno (born 1971) began his career as an art curator at an ad agency. This PHotoBolsillo volume celebrates his work as a professional photographer, including both his editorial and commercial documentary projects.
Published by RM/Phree. Text by Carlos Spottorno, Alec Soth.
The acronym "PIGS" is a media-coined term referring to the European Union’s economically weakest countries--Portugal, Italy, Greece and Spain. Carlos Spottorno’s The Pigs is a tragicomic vision of these countries’ stereotypes, utilizing the format of the influential magazine The Economist.