- “A surreal interplay of fantasy, glamour, chic fashion, sex, and dark eroticism.”
- “For those of you who like Helmut Newton but were reluctant to shell out half your paycheck for his SUMO, there’s Work. In it you’ll get the same big nudes, the same celebrity faces caught in revealing poses and the same unsettling fashion shots.”
Helmut Newton. WorkHardcover, 9.4 x 12.2 in., 4.89 lb, 280 pages70Edition: English, French, German Availability: Coming soon
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Top shots from Helmut Newton
Joining TASCHEN’s illustrious collection of Helmut Newton titles this fresh edition of Helmut Newton. Work spans an impressive stretch of Newton’s career, including some of his most striking shots from the ’60s through to his golden heyday. From shadowy street to hotel boudoir, it’s a collection that showcases Newton’s suggestive storytelling throughout his fashion, editorial, or personal pictures.
Helmut Newton (1920–2004) was one of the most influential photographers of all time. He first achieved international fame in the 1970s while working principally for French Vogue, where he became celebrated for his controversial scenarios. Most striking was his ability to make a throughly planned photograph seem fresh and dynamic. His many titles and awards included Commandeur dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.
Françoise Marquet established a photographic department at the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris in 1981, acquiring the works and organizing retrospectives of Duane Michals, Herbert List, Jean-Philippe Charbonnier, Helmut Newton, Jeanloup Sieff, Jan Saudek, and Manuel Álvarez Bravo. In 1997 she was appointed to the Petit Palais, Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris.
Manfred Heiting is an internationally acknowledged designer, curator, and expert on and collector of photographs and photobooks; he lives in Malibu and Brussels. He is a founding member of the J. Paul Getty Museum Council and since 2016 UCLA Distinguished Lecturer in the Humanities. He is editor and designer of Deutschland im Fotobuch, The Soviet Photobook, and The Japanese Photobook and co-editor and designer of Autopsie: Deutschsprachige Fotobücher 1918–1945.
Helmut Newton. WorkHardcover, 24 x 31 cm, 2.22 kg, 280 pages
ISBN 978-3-8228-1326-3Edition: English, French, German
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