Helmut Newton, ‘Young Woman and Bismarck Monument, Berlin’, 1979, Photography, Silver gelatin print, Caviar20
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Helmut Newton

Young Woman and Bismarck Monument, Berlin, 1979

Silver gelatin print
34 × 15 in
86.4 × 38.1 cm
Edition of 10
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"Young Woman and Bismarck Monument, Berlin" was taken in the summer of 1979, after Newton …

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Helmut Newton
German-Australian, 1920–2004
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Dubbed the “King of Kink”, influential fashion photographer Helmut Newton made his name shooting models in striking, provocative black-and-white photographs for Vogue. “If a photographer says he is not a voyeur, he is an idiot,” he once said. Newton is considered to have imbued fashion photography with narrative depth, giving context to his subjects by creating stylized, dreamlike scenes. Vogue’s U.S. editor-in-chief Anna Wintour once described his work as “synonymous with Vogue at its most glamorous and mythic.” Newton was married to fellow photographer Alice Springs, and he led a glamorous life, associating with the likes of Billy Wilder, Dennis Hopper, and Robert Evans. He was particularly influential to the careers of the photographers Mark Arbeit, Just Loomis, and George Holz, who served as his assistants.

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"Young Woman and Bismarck Monument, Berlin" was taken in the summer of 1979, after Newton was sent to Berlin by German Vogue. June, his wife, fellow photographer and essential collaborator, came up with the idea of revisiting spots Newton cherished during in his youth. Remarkably most of the sites, despite …

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Very good condition
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Hand-signed by artist, Signed, titled and numbered in pencil
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Helmut Newton
German-Australian, 1920–2004
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Dubbed the “King of Kink”, influential fashion photographer Helmut Newton made his name shooting models in striking, provocative black-and-white photographs for Vogue. “If a photographer says he is not a voyeur, he is an idiot,” he once said. Newton is considered to have imbued fashion photography with narrative depth, giving context to his subjects by creating stylized, dreamlike scenes. Vogue’s U.S. editor-in-chief Anna Wintour once described his work as “synonymous with Vogue at its most glamorous and mythic.” Newton was married to fellow photographer Alice Springs, and he led a glamorous life, associating with the likes of Billy Wilder, Dennis Hopper, and Robert Evans. He was particularly influential to the careers of the photographers Mark Arbeit, Just Loomis, and George Holz, who served as his assistants.

Helmut Newton

Young Woman and Bismarck Monument, Berlin, 1979

Silver gelatin print
34 × 15 in
86.4 × 38.1 cm
Edition of 10
.
Sold
Location
Toronto
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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