Strip Search (Hardcover)

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2-volume set
Volume 1: 14 x 11", portrait, 208pp, includes special 48pp tabloid section
Volume 2: 11 x 14", landscape, 180pp
Clothbound and debossed, housed in a fabric and PLC slipcase printed with an image from the collection

One of the most influential photographers of all time, Albert Watson is acclaimed for graphic sculptural images of people, places, and objects. His has been a career of unparallelled productivity, ranging from fashion to iconic portraits to reportage.

Five years in the making, Strip Search is Watson's spectacular personal portrait of Las Vegas as seen through the lens of a legendary photographic artist. Over 270 remarkable landscapes, still lifes and portraits, together with dramatic reportage-style images, create a unique and visually stunning portrayal of one of the world's most enigmatic cities.

About the Author

Albert Watson was born in Scotland in 1942 and moved to the United States in 1970. Watson's first celebrity photograph was of Alfred Hitchcock for the cover of Harper's Bazaar in 1973. In 1976 he started shooting for Vogue, and has amassed more than 200 Vogue covers and 40 Rolling Stone covers to his credit.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780473173890
ISBN-10: 0473173891
Publisher: PQ Blackwell
Publication Date: December 1st, 2010
Pages: 277
Language: English