“Helmut Newton SUMO”, London, Taschen 1999. Large folio. 50×70 cm. Numbered and signed by Helmut Newton, 07034/10.000. Publisher's pictorial blue lettered cloth, pictorial dust jacket. With bookholder designed by Philippe Starck. Original packaging included.
SUMO is a titanic book in every respect. It is a tribute to one of the twentieth century's most influential, intriguing and controversial photographers. Measuring 50×70 cm (20×27.5 inches) and weighing approx. 30 kg (66 lb.), the book contains 464 pages and a wide selection of over 400 pictures, most of which are published for the first time, covering every aspect of Newton's career in photography: from his fashion photographs, which pointed the way for generations of photographers, to his nudes and celebrity portraits.