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A carefully curated collection of Helmut Newton’s chic, provocative and erotically charged photographs

Overview

Helmut Newton (1920-2004) lived and worked all over the world and was one of the most internationally famous and controversial photographers of the 20th century. His shots at haute couture and the beau monde are instantly recognizable, having appeared in virtually every major magazine in Europe and the United States. From his early work for Vogue to his portraits of the rich and famous, Newton conveys a unique vision of a wealthy and glamorous world that often shocks but never ceases to fascinate.

The Photofile series brings together the best work of the world’s greatest photographers, in an affordable pocket format. Handsome and collectable, the books are produced to the highest standards. Each volume contains some sixty full-page reproductions printed in superb duotone, together with a critical introduction and a full bibliography. The series has been awarded the first annual prize for distinguished photographic books by the International Center of Photography, New York.

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Reviews

'Newton [has a] candid, irrepressible prose style, [with] a relish for sexual and social details'
New Statesman Book Review

Further Details

Specifications

Format: Paperback with flaps

Size: 18.9 x 12.6 cm

Extent: 144 pp

Illustrations: 64

Publication date: 2 April 2007

ISBN: 9780500410691

Contents List

Introduction by Karl Lagerfeld • Sixty reproductions • Helmut Newton by Helmut Newton • Bibliography

About the Author

Karl Lagerfeld is a German fashion designer, artist, and photographer based in Paris.

List of Contributors

Karl Lagerfeld, Helmut Newton