Multilingual Edition in English, French and German. Includes Book Stand with The Making of the Story 15.75 lbs. The biggest, most lavish book production of the 20th century is back! SUMO was a titanic book in every respect: a 480-page tribute to the 20th century's most influential, intriguing and controversial photographer, breaking records for weight and dimensions.Fifty people worked with Helmut and June Newton for three years to complete the mammoth original book that weighed 66 pounds. But size wasn't everything. Control and quality, printing, paper, binding were all critical in making SUMO a worldwide publishing sensation, which is in many famous collections all around the world, including the. Now, 10 years after the original publication, SUMO is back in a more economical edition.
The original SUMO, edited by June Newton, featured over 350 pictures, most published for the first time, covering every aspect of Newton's outstanding career: from the stunning fashion images that influenced generations of younger photographers, to his powerful, erotic nudes and celebrity portraits. Also included is a booklet with a'making of' section, detailing the meticulous selection process, and the trial and error, experiment and innovation that went into creating the original SUMO, the book that redefined the photographic monograph.However, proud owners of the new edition won't wrestle with their copy of SUMO. It comes with a unique stand for displaying the book at home. In 1940 and married June Brunell a. He first achieved international fame in the 1970's while working principally for French Vogue, and his celebrity and influence grew over the decades. Preferred to shoot in streets or interiors, rather than studios. Controversial scenarios, bold lighting, and striking compositions came to form his signature look. In 1990 he was awarded the Grand Prix National for photography; in 1992 the German government awarded him Das Grosse Verdienstkreuz for services to German culture, and he was appointed Officer des Arts, Lettres et Sciences by S. In 1996, he was appointed Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by Philippe Douste-Blazy, the French Minister of Culture. Working and living in close companionship with his wife until his death at 83, his images remain as distinctive, seductive and original as ever. June Newton was born in. As a young woman she was passionately interested in the theatre. She changed her name to June Brunell for there was another.
She received the Erik Kuttner award for best actress in theatre in 1956. She married the photographer Helmut Newton in. In 1948 and became a photographer herself in 1970 in. Changing her name once again to. She has had numerous exhibitions and books published, and has lived in.
And for the last twenty-five years has lived in. She travels extensively and her interests range widely. The item "New Sealed Helmut Newton Sumo 2009 Edition Shipping Box Stand HC" is in sale since Saturday, March 16, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "hmxa15a" and is located in Island Park, New York.
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