Title: UFO: Unified Fashion Objectives - 1st ...
Publisher: Hardie Grant Books
Publication Date: 2010
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
Very Good condition 1st Edition/1st Printing hardcover in Very Good condition dust jacket. The book's only flaws are three bumped corners. Otherwise, it is completely clean and free of wear or damage. The dust jacket shows just a few very faint smudges and a little compression at the corners that were bumped. It is not price-clipped and has no chips or tears. "One of the world's most successful photographers, Albert Watson is known for graphic, sculptural images that capture the essence of people, places and things. His has been a career of unparallelled productivity, ranging from fashion to iconic portraits to reportage. 'UFO' -- which stands for Unified Fashion Objectives -- presents a 40-year retrospective of Watson's best work pulled from his vast archive, and includes many images never before published and presented here for the very first time. In these pages, a memorable era of style, beauty, fashion, personality and power is captured for posterity, complemented by an original and thought-provoking insight into Watson's work by renowned curator and leading photography authority, Gail Buckland." -- the publishers. I will pack the book in bubble-wrap and ship it in a sturdy box to make sure it arrives in great condition. It is very large and heavy, though, so shipment outside of the United States will require extra funds. Bookseller Inventory # ABH901
Synopsis: Albert Watson is one of the world's most successful fashion and commercial photographers. His striking images have appeared on more than 250 Vogue covers around the world, and have been featured in countless other publications such as Time, Vibe and on over 40 covers of Rolling Stone magazine. Albert's celebrity portraits include well-known and iconic movie stars, rock stars, rappers, supermodels, even President Clinton and Queen Elizabeth II (Watson was the official Royal Photographer for Prince Andrew's wedding to Sarah Ferguson). Here, for the first time, Watson presents a 40-year retrospective of the best of his work for the world's leading fashion magazines. With over 350 images, individually hand-picked from his phenomenal archive and including a huge amount of unpublished material from an extraordinary career, UFO is a landmark publishing event from one of the world's greatest photographers.
About the Author: In addition to shooting for the world's top magazines, Watson has created images for hundreds of successful advertising campaigns such as Gap, Levi's, Revlon and Chanel, and has directed more than 500 TV commercials and shot dozens of posters for major Hollywood movies such as Kill Bill, Memoirs of a Geisha and The Da Vinci Code. Watson's photographs have been featured at museums and galleries worldwide. He has won numerous awards including a Lucie Award, a Grammy Award, and three ANDY Awards from Carnegie Mellon University. Watson's previous books are Cyclops (1994), Maroc (1998) and Albert Watson (2007).
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