Helmut Newton's SUMO is a tribute to the influential, German photographer. Featuring more than 400 large-format photographs, the XXXL coffee table book covers every aspect of Newton's extraordinary career. Featuring a chronological overview of his groundbreaking fashion photography, definitive nudes and celebrity portraits.
Signed and numbered by Helmut Newton
This copy of Helmut Newton's SUMO is from 1999 from the first limited edition of 10,000 copies worldwide, each signed and numbered by Helmut Newton. Includes a book stand designed by Philippe Starck.
SUMO is in every way a titanic book: it is a tribute to the most influential, intriguing and controversial photographer of the 20th century. Measuring 50 x 70 cm (20 x 27.5 inches) and weighing about 30 kg (66 lb.), the book contains 464 pages, breaking all previous records. SUMO is truly a unique publication.
SUMO, edited by June Newton, contains a wide selection of more than 400 photographs, most published for the first time, covering every aspect of Newton's outstanding photography career: from his stunning fashion photographs, which paved the way for generations of photographers, to his nudes and portraits of celebrities.
In defiance of the beloved Japanese discipline that inspired the title of this colossal work, the proud owner need not struggle with SUMO. Philippe Starck has designed a unique device for displaying the book at home.
Title: Helmut Newton's SUMO
Size: 500 x 700 x 100 mm
Size: 464 pages
Weight: 34.80 kg
Material: Hardcover with book stand by Philippe Starck
Print run: Edition of 10,000 original copies
Extra: Signed and numbered by Helmut Newton