Contemporary Modern Helmut Newton Big Nude Sumo Book Stand Signed NumberedItem Status:
View Similar Items
- Want more images or videos?Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 12
Contemporary Modern Helmut Newton Big Nude Sumo Book Stand Signed Numbered
For your consideration is an incredible, sumo art print book, "The Big Nude," signed by Helmut Newton, numbered 3,114/10,000 and chrome stand by Philippe Starck. In excellent vintage condition. The dimensions of the book are 20" W x 3" D x 28" H and the dimensions of the stand are 21" Sq x 29" H. Almost as enormous as its subject is influential, the original Sumo is an homage to the astounding photographer Helmut Newton. Edited by June Newton, supported with a Philippe Starck bookstand, and containing over 400 images, it covers every aspect of Newton’s outstanding career, chronicling his groundbreaking fashion photography, definitive nudes, and celebrity portraiture. Limited Collector’s edition of 10,000 copies, each signed and numbered by Helmut Newton, with bookstand designed by Philippe Starck.
Shipping & Returns
- ShippingRates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.Ships From: Keego Harbor, MI
- Return Policy
This item cannot be returned.
About the Designer
A ubiquitous name in the world of contemporary architecture and design, Philippe Starck has created everything from hotel interiors and luxury yachts to toothbrushes and teakettles. Yet for every project in his diverse portfolio, Starck has maintained an instantly recognizable signature style: a look that is dynamic, sleek, fluid and witty. The son of an aircraft engineer, Starck studied interior design at the École Nissim de Camondo in Paris. He started his design career in the 1970s decorating nightclubs in the city, and his reputation for spirited and original interiors earned him a commission in 1983 from French president François Mitterrand to design the private apartments of the Élysée Palace. Starck made his name internationally in 1988 with his design for the interiors of the Royalton Hotel in New York, a strikingly novel environment featuring jewel-toned carpeting and upholstery and furnishings with organically shaped cast-aluminum frames. He followed that up in 1990 with an equally impressive redesign of the Paramount Hotel in Manhattan, a project that featured over-scaled furniture as well as headboards that mimicked Old Masters paintings. Like their designer, furniture pieces by Starck seem to enjoy attention. Designs such as the wedge-shaped J Series club chair; the sweeping molded-mahogany Costes chair; or the sinuous WW stool never fail to raise eyebrows. Other Starck pieces make winking postmodern references to historical designs. His polycarbonate Louis Ghost armchair puts a new twist on Louis XVI furniture; his Out-In chair offers a futuristic take on the classic English high-back chair. But for all his flair, Starck maintains a populist vision of design. While one of his limited-edition Prince de Fribourg et Treyer armchairs might be priced at $7,000, a plastic Starck chair for the Italian firm Kartell is available for around $250. As you will see on these pages, Philippe Starck’s furniture makes a bold statement — and it can add a welcome bit of humor to even the most traditional decor.
About the Seller
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
4.9 / 5
These expertly vetted sellers are 1stDibs' most experienced sellers and are rated highest by our customers.
Established in 2014
1stDibs seller since 2017
529 sales on 1stDibs
Typical response time: <1 hour
More From This Seller
- By Robert IndianaLocated in Keego Harbor, MIFor your consideration is an informational, Robert Indian art book, of his prints and posters for the years 1961...Category
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern BooksMaterials
- Located in Keego Harbor, MIFor your consideration is a framed, rare serigraph by Erte, aka Romain de Tirtoff, titled, "Gluttony" from his 7...Category
Vintage 1980s French PrintsMaterials
- Located in Keego Harbor, MIFor your consideration is an attractive, framed, original charcoal drawing, signed by Burt Silverman, dated 1982...Category
Vintage 1980s DrawingsMaterials
- By Frederick HartLocated in Keego Harbor, MIFor your consideration is an a romantic, Lucite table sculpture of a couple, signed by Frederick E. Hart, entitl...Category
1990s Figurative SculpturesMaterials
LuciteUS$3,500 Sale Price22% Off
- By Tom BennettLocated in Keego Harbor, MIFor your consideration is a ravishing, reclining nude, bronze table sculpture, signed by Tom Bennett numbered 13...Category
Vintage 1980s Figurative SculpturesMaterials
BronzeUS$750 Sale Price50% Off
- Located in Keego Harbor, MIFor your consideration is a lovely, framed, original charcoal drawing, of two seated nudes, signed Drewe. In exc...Category
Late 20th Century DrawingsMaterials
You May Also Like
"The Big Nude" Sumo Book with Stand Helmut Newton
By TASCHEN, Helmut Newton
Located in Atlanta, GA
Helmut Newton's Sumo book. One of the most exciting books ever published by Taschen. Signed and numbered to interior 'Helmut Newton'. This book is number 00902 of 10,000 from the fir...
1990s German Modern Books
Sumo Book Helmut Newton on Philippe Starck Chrome Stand Taschenen Montecarlo
By Helmut Newton
Located in Tuscany, IT
Sumo is photographic Book by Helmut Newton, for the volume Philippe Starck has designed a unique device for displaying the book at home the crome _plated stand It is famous edition ...
1990s French Mid-Century Modern Books
Helmut Newton Sleepless Nights First Edition, 1978
Located in London, GB
Helmut Newton Sleepless Nights Quartet, London, 1978. English first edition. Hard back black cloth boards with title stamped in white on spine. Color illustrated dust jacket. P...
Vintage 1970s European Books
Annie Leibovitz Sumo Taschen Book, Patti Smith Cover
By Annie Leibovitz, TASCHEN
Located in New York, NY
Patti Smith, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1978 Spanning the 40+ year career of photographed Annie Leibovitz. The book spans her work beginning reportage style photography following The...
2010s Italian Books
David Hockney, A Bigger Book
By David Hockney
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Hardcover, 50 x 70 cm (19.6 x 27.5 in.), 498 pages, 13 fold-outs, with an adjustable bookstand designed by Marc Newson, plus an illustrated 680-page chronology book A Bigger Book,...
21st Century and Contemporary European Books
US$3,500 / item
The Big Book Of Harley-Davidson Hardcover Book
Located in North Hollywood, CA
The Big Book Of Harley-Davidson: Official Publication by Harley-Davidson, Inc. Bolfert, Thomas C. Published by Harley-Davidson Inc. Milwaukee, 1989 The Big Book Of Harley-Davidso...
1990s American Modern Books
"Armani" (book) - signed copy
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This is a very handsome signed copy bound in original black silk boards and housed in a clam shell box. A monograph on the famous Italian fashion designer Giorgio Armani which was pu...
20th Century Books
US$750 Sale Price
18th Century Gilded Book Stand
Located in New Orleans, LA
From Italy, this 18th century Italian painted and parcel-gilt carved table book stand or lectern with white patina is an elegant accessory to hold an esteemed book. It is a lovely la...
Antique 18th Century Italian Books
The 1stDibs PromiseLearn More
Expertly Vetted Sellers
Confidence at Checkout
Insured Global Delivery