Cyclops. Photographs by Albert Watson. Introduction by James Truman. Visual essay by Jeff Koons. Design by David Carson. Photographs edited by Laurie Kratochvil. Editions Du Collectionneur/Callaway Editions, 1994. 192 pp. Folio. First edition, thus. Hardbound with pictorial boards and dust jacket. Designed by David Carson. Numerous black-and-white reproductions.
Mad Dog. Photographs by Albert Watson. Introduction by Raimund Stecker.
Art Society for the Rhinelands and Westphalia and Schirmer/Mosel, Munich, 1996. Unpaged. Quarto (9.5 x 11.75 in./24 x 30 cm.). SIGNED on preliminary page and dated, 'New York City 1997'. Stiff photo-illustrated wrappers. Numerous duotone reproductions.
With Laurie Kratochvil's crisp editing, flawless reproductions produced by Richard Benson and a David Carson design that is as much of its moment as Watson's photos themselves, Cyclops is a iconic book of the early nineties. It contains Watson's best editorial work, nudes, and celebrity portraiture--including images of Mike Tyson, Mick Jagger, Alfred Hitchcock, and many others.
Mad Dog is the handsome catalogue of a European exhibition that followed >i>Cyclops by a couple of years.