Albert Watson’s Unified Fashion Objectives
Albert Watson’s new monograph, UFO (Unified Fashion Objectives), a 40-year retrospective of his best work featuring 364 color and black-and-white photographs, and an introduction by photo historian and curator Gail Buckland. The book is set for November 2010 publication from PQ Blackwell, and retails for $135. Seriously, this book is everything fashion should be. Check out some more beautiful imagery after the jump….
Kate Moss, German Vogue, Morocco, 1993
Sean Penn, Details, Malibu, 1995
Joel West + Denise Gilpin, Little Italy story, Vogue Homme, New York City, 1995
Sandrine Ho, Italian Vogue, Valentino, Paris, 1988
Vivienne Westwood Shoe, New York City, 1993
Lisa Kauffmann, Italian Vogue, Carlo Tivoli, Paris, 1986
Dancers, Arena, New York City, 1992
Sade, “Cherish the Day” Video, New York City, 1993
Scarlett Johansson, Interview, New York City, 2005
Frida Kahlo Story, German Vogue, 1998
Italian Vogue, New York City, 1994
Debbie Dickson + Christie Brinkley, American Vogue, Senegal, 1978
Albert Watson has made his mark as one of the world’s most successful fashion and commercial photographers during the last four decades, while creating his own art along the way. Over the years, his striking images have appeared on more than 100 covers of Vogue around the world.
UFO features Watson’s inimitable photographs of some of the world’s most celebrated figures, including Michael Jackson, Prince, P. Diddy, David Bowie, Johnny Depp, Jack Nicholson, Sean Penn, Joaquin Phoenix, Quentin Tarantino, Grace Jones, Sade, Beyonce, Scarlett Johansson, Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington, Brooke Shields, Lauren Hutton, Janice Dickinson, and Christie Brinkley, among countless others.
The celebrity portraits are interspersed throughout iconic fashion stories for Vogue Italia, Arena, and The Face, as well as select fashion campaigns. Also featured are Watson’s inimitable personal work, creating an electric atmosphere that combines photography, fashion, art, and style into one glorious whirlwind.