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HELMUT NEWTON (1920-2004), JUNE NEWTON (1923-2021) THE MAKING OF HELMUT NEWTON’S SUMO, 2009

Taschen GmbH, 2009 464 pages, 28.6 x 6.2 x 40 cm Edited and designed by June Newton Cover design by Angelika Taschen The Helmut Newton SUMO was a titanic book that towered above anything previously attempted. Twenty years later, we celebrate the legacy of this publishing venture in an XL edition, the result of a project conceived by Helmut Newton and revised by his wife June. Gathering 464 images and a new booklet that takes us through the making of the SUMO, it’s a spectacular tribute to the larger-than-life photographer. It covers every aspect of Newton’s outstanding career, chronicling his groundbreaking fashion photography, definitive nudes, and celebrity portraiture.