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Sumo
I possenti giganti del nostro programma svettano tra i 50 e i 70 cm.

Annie Leibovitz, with dustjacket David Byrne

Edition of 9,000Hardcover with 8 fold-outs, 50 x 69 cm (19.7 x 27.2 in.), 476 pages, supplement book, and book stand designed by Marc Newson7500
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A limited edition of 9,000 signed and numbered copies, the Annie Leibovitz SUMO presents some of the most famed actors, musicians, artists, writers, athletes, and businesspeople of our time. Available in four different cover photos, this at once intimate and iconic portrait collection is presented with a Marc Newson designed book stand and a supplementary essay compendium.

Collector’s Edition (No. 1,001–10,000), signed by Annie Leibovitz, with a tripod bookstand by Marc Newson
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Annie Leibovitz

Annie Leibovitz

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The Power and the Glory

Annie Leibovitz weighs in with her own SUMO

When Benedikt Taschen asked the most important portrait photographer working today to collect her pictures in a SUMO-sized book, she was intrigued and challenged. The project took several years to develop and proved to be revelatory. Annie Leibovitz drew from over 40 years of work, starting with the viscerally intimate reportage she created for Rolling Stone magazine in the 1970s and extending through the more stylized portraiture of her work for Vanity Fair and Vogue. Celebrated images such as John Lennon and Yoko Ono entwined in a last embrace are printed alongside portraits that have rarely, and sometimes never before, been seen. Annie Leibovitz was able to present some of her famous group portraits in a format that proves that she is the master of the genre. Her pictures are at once intimate and iconic, wide-ranging stylistically and also uniquely hers. Annie Leibovitz is often imitated, particularly by younger photographers, but her work is somehow immediately recognizable.

The bookends of the Leibovitz collection are the black-and-white photograph of Richard Nixon’s helicopter lifting off from the White House lawn after he resigned as president in 1974 and the formal color portrait of Queen Elizabeth II taken in a drawing room of Buckingham Palace in 2007. In between are portraits that make up a family album of our time: actors, dancers, comedians, musicians, artists, writers, performance artists, journalists, athletes, businesspeople. Performance and power are recurring themes. A supplementary book contains essays by Annie Leibovitz, Graydon Carter, Hans Ulrich Obrist, and Paul Roth and short texts describing the subjects of each of the over 250 photographs.

The Collector’s Edition is available in four different covers:
  • Whoopi Goldberg, Berkeley, California, 1984
  • Keith Haring, New York City, 1986
  • David Byrne, Los Angeles, 1986
  • Patti Smith, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1978

Limited to a total of 10,000 signed and numbered copies, this book is available as Collector’s Edition (No. 1,001–10,000) and also as an Art Edition (No. 1–1,000) with a fine art print, signed by Annie Leibovitz, and the full set of all four covers.

Both editions come with a tripod book stand designed by Marc Newson.
Il designer del leggio

Born in Sydney, Australia, Marc Newson studied jewelry and sculpture at Sydney College of the Arts before moving to Tokyo. Now living and working in London, Newson has become one of the world’s most accomplished and influential designers. He has forged innovative partnerships with brands such as Apple, Nike, Dom Pérignon, and Louis Vuitton, and his work has been featured at The Museum of Modern Art, the Victoria & Albert Museum, and Centre Pompidou, among others.

Il fotografo

Annie Leibovitz è considerata una dei migliori autori di ritratti fotografici al mondo. L’uso di pose e colori audaci è diventato il suo marchio di fabbrica durante la lunga collaborazione con Rolling Stone, rivista per la quale ha lavorato come principale fotografa dal 1973 al 1983, anno in cui è entrata nello staff di Vanity Fair, per poi passare a Vogue nel 1998. Le sue immagini sono state esposte in musei e gallerie di tutto il mondo, tra cui la National Portrait Gallery di Washington, D.C., l’International Center of Photography di New York e la Maison Européenne de la Photographie di Parigi. Leibovitz è stata insignita del Living Legend Award da parte della Library of Congress e ha ricevuto molte altre onorificenze, tra cui il Lifetime Achievement Award dell’International Center of Photography.

Gli autori

Graydon Carter was the editor of Vanity Fair from 1992 to 2017.

Hans Ulrich Obrist es el Codirector de Exposiciones y Programas y Director de Proyectos Internacionales de la Serpentine Gallery, Londres.

Paul Roth is the director of the Ryerson Image Centre in Toronto.

Steve Martin is an award-winning comedian, actor, writer, producer, and musician.

Annie Leibovitz, with dustjacket David Byrne
Edition of 9,000Hardcover with 8 fold-outs, 50 x 69 cm (19.7 x 27.2 in.), 476 pages, supplement book, and book stand designed by Marc Newson

ISBN 978-3-8365-5237-0

Edizione: David Byrne

ISBN 978-3-8365-5238-7

Edizione: Keith Haring

ISBN 978-3-8365-5239-4

Edizione: Patti Smith

ISBN 978-3-8365-5240-0

Edizione: Whoopi Goldberg
Bookstand Measurements
  • Distance between each leg: 86 cm (34 in.)
  • Platform: 78 x 62.5 cm (31 x 27 in.)
  • Height when positioned horizontally: 90 cm (35 in.)
  • Height when in display position: back 98 cm (39 in.), front 83 cm (33 in.)

Click here to download the assembly instructions for the tripod bookstand

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