World record for the most expensive book published in the 20th century: Helmut Newton’s SUMO
copy #1, autographed by over 80 celebrities featured in it, goes for US $ 304,000 at an auction in Berlin, giving Helmut Newton, Benedikt Taschen, and auctioneer Simon de Pury cause to celebrate (1).
Our Paris TASCHEN Store, located in the heart of St. Germain, opens its doors to the public (2). Designed by Philippe Starck
(3) —c’est magnifique
! Modernism lovers rejoice when Neutra Complete Works
(4) is published.