Thursday, July 5, 2012

Books: Helmut Newton SUMO

The most expensive book production in the 20th century is Helmut Newton's SUMO book. This limited edition book will print 10,000 copies worldwide, each signed and numbered by Helmut Newton. Includes a book holder designed by Phillip Starck.

Besides being the most expensive production book in the 20th century this book is a "titanic book" the book measures 50 X 70cm (20X 27.5 inches) and weights approximately 30kg (66lb), the book contains 464 pages, making it a truly unique publication.

Sumo was edited by June Newton, Helmut Newton's wife. The book features a wide selection of pictures, most of them published for the very first time, covering every aspect of Newton's outstanding career in photography. Helmut Newton was one of the most influential photographers of all time, we really admire his work and his influence in fashion.

SUMO is available to all Newton fans and photo devotees for $15.000 USD, you can also buy a smaller version of the SUMO book for $150.00 USD.

"Controversial scenarios, bold lighting, and striking compositions came to form Newton's signature look". 
- Taschen

"You will own a piece of art history"
- Quintessentially, London

For more information + to buy the book online click on the link below:

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