Helmut Newton's photo exhibition 'Private Property' in Japan from September 18

NEWS & EVENT | Sep 11, 2012 11:00 AM
Helmut Newton‘s photo exhibition ‘Private Property’ will be held at Galerie Sho Contemporary Art in Nihonbashi, Tokyo, from September 18, 2012. This show will present his work from the ‘Private Property’ series through three successive exhibitions. Each exhibition will show 15 original photographs. There are only 75 copies of the photo series existing in the world.

Helmut Newton, Private Property Suite I, II, III, 1984, Ed. 6/75, three suites, each of 15 gelatin silver prints, varying size from 26.8x26.8cm to 24.1x35.5cm (from 10 1/2x10 1/2 in. to 9 1/2x14 in.) ©Helmut Newton Estate

Helmut Newton‘s photo exhibition ‘Private Property’ will be held at Galerie Sho Contemporary Art in Nihonbashi, Tokyo, from September 18, 2012. This show will present his work from the ‘Private Property’ series through three successive exhibitions. Each exhibition will show 15 original photographs. There are only 75 copies of the photo series existing in the world.

Helmut Newton was born in 1920 in Germany. Until his sudden death by car accident in 2004 in Los Angeles, he had pursued beauty of females around the globe for the half decade. His work has been featured in numerous fashion magazines such as Vogue, Elle, and Vanity Fair. He achieved his unique glamorous style of photography, which was not about short-lived and consumable fashion, but sophisticated and vernacular styles and attitudes of the models in that era.

Helmut Newton, Private Property Suite I, II, III, 1984, Ed. 6/75, three suites, each of 15 gelatin silver prints, varying size from 26.8x26.8cm to 24.1x35.5cm (from 10 1/2x10 1/2 in. to 9 1/2x14 in.) ©Helmut Newton Estate

<Event Information>
Helmut Newton: Private Property
Stage I: September 18 (Tues) – 29 (Sat), 2012
Stage II: October 1 (Mon) – 13 (Sat), 2012
Stage III: October 15 (Mon) – 27 (Sat), 2012

Venue: Galerie Sho Contemporary Art
Address: B1F Sansho Bldg., 3-2-9 Nihonbashi Chuo-ku Tokyo
Opening hours: 11:00 – 19:00 (Mon – Fri) / 11:00 – 17:00 (Sat ) / Closed on Sundays and holidays
Admission: Free
Tel: 03-3275-1008
URL: http://www.g-sho.com

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