Big Nudes. Text by Karl Lagerfeld. Xavier Moreau, New York, 1982. 88 pp. Quarto. First edition. Clothbound in photo-illustrated dust jacket. Black-and-white reproductions.
Near Fine+ in Near Fine+; sun-striking to lower board edge (along 1/4" line); light rubbing to dust jacket with small (1") area of delamination loewr edge.
Catalogue for the massive traveling exhibition that toured thirteen American museums between late November 1979 and August 1982. All the iconic Cartier-Bresson images are here, beautifully sequenced in thematic groupings by Delpire and superbly reproduced by renowned Swiss printer Imprimerie Jean Genoud, Lausanne.
White Women. Introduction by Philippe Garner. Designed by Bea Feitler. Schirmer/Mosel, Munich, 1988 (originally published by Rogner & Bernhard, Munich, 1976) 151 pp. Quarto. Stiff photo-illustrated wrappers. Black-and-white and color illustrations.
Fine-; light edge wear.
These two books, along with Sleepless Nights were the subjec of a 2011 exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, organized by Anne Wilkes Tucker and Manfred Heiting. Apparently, Newton's inimitable nudes still have the power to ruffle feathers & stir debate.