"In June 2014 the Helmut Newton Foundation celebrates its tenth year anniversary. The museum first opened its doors with the exhibitions "Us and Them" and "Sex and Landscapes," which were selected by Helmut Newton shortly before his death. Now, ten years later, foundation president June Newton (a.k.a. Alice Springs) has chosen the same combination.
The exhibition "Sex and Landscapes" brings together large-format landscapes and nude photographs taken in black-and-white and color between 1974 and 2001. Overclouded seascapes and breaking waves outside Monte Carlo or neo-baroque Madonna figurines in small Italian towns mingle with nudes in glamorous and provocative scenes of erotic obsession, played out by a female cast".
Cette fondation propose l'exposition permanente Helmut Newton's Private Property, ainsi que Helmut Newton: Sex and Landscapes, Newton, Nachtwey, Lachapelle: Men, War & Peace, Pigozzi and the Paparazzi, et Helmut Newton Polaroids. Photo Shanghai, foire artistique organisée par la World Photography Organisation (11-13 septembre 2015), présente les œuvres d'artistes célèbres, dont Helmut Newton.
"Photographs that would later become celebrated and coveted were first published in the context of fashion editorials for the likes of vogue, elle, queen, and stern. in 1998, Newton compiled a selection of these images in his book, pages from the glossies. The Helmut Newton foundation is presenting the first-ever exhibition of these single- and double-paged images featured in this book, exhibited as enlarged facsimiles. they include the original headlines, page numbers, commentary, and captions from the magazines they originally appeared in. this presentation remains true to its source, showcasing more than 230 magazine pages and nearly 500 individual pictures. some of them have never before been exhibited. as published prints approved by helmut newton, they too are considered a legitimate part of his oeuvre. This comprehensive exhibition of newton’s work will again be accompanied by the work of another photographer: greg gorman shows in june’s room color portraits of prominent musicians, visual artists, and actors, mostly hailing from the united states, including david bowie, Grace Jones, Andy Warhol, and Julianne Moore".
Alice Springs: The MEP Show. Helmut Newton: Yellow Press. Mart Engelen: Portraits. "Under the pseudonym Alice Springs, June Newton, the widow of the legendary photographer of fashion and nudes, also worked as a photographer, with a particular focus on portraiture. helmut newton and alice springs often exhibited their work together, most notably in their joint project “us and them.” the first alice springs retrospective was presented at the helmut newton foundation in berlin in 2010.
"Now her second retrospective, organized in 2015 by the Maison européenne de la photographie (MEP) in paris, will also be shown in Berlin, showcasing more than 100 portraits she has made of fellow photographers like Richard Avedon, Braissaï, Ralph Gibson, and naturally helmut newton, as well as other prominent figures like Nicole Kidman and luciano pavarotti. the intense portraits, both in black & white and in color, are complemented by an expansive series of street photographs Alice Springs shot along Melrose avenue in los angeles, where she documented the californian punk and hip-hop scene in the 1980s. Helmut Newton did not only work exclusively for fashion magazines and designers. he also nurtured an interest in offbeat subjects, paparazzi pictures, police photography, and crime stories, in short: “yellow journalism.” the exhibition “yellow press”, which was compiled and first presented by the photographer himself in 2002 at his former gallery in zürich, is an eclectic mix culled from works realized between 1973 and 2002. it includes several photo series that were never published in newton’s books during his lifetime, for example his series “self-appropriation”, a nude series about “lolita” for playboy magazine, and a documentation of court proceedings in Monaco that he shot for paris match. many of the motifs we encounter here would not customarily be associated with helmut newton, allowing them all the more to enrich the general image we have of newton and his work. Once again, helmut newton’s wish to invite a photographer to exhibit in “June’s room” will be posthumously fulfilled. amsterdam-based photographer mart engelen, who also publishes an exclusive photography magazine, will show more than 20 black & white portraits from the contemporary cultural scene, inspired by french film noir and including the likes of writer michel houellebecq, visual artists gilbert & george, and musician pete doherty".
Du 1er juin au 20 novembre 2016
Helmut Newton: Pages from the Glossies | Greg Gorman: Color Works
Jusqu'au 22 mai 2016
Museum of Photography
Du 19 février 2014 au 26 avril 2014
MIND’S EYE GALERIE ADRIAN BONDY
221, rue Saint Jacques. 75005 Paris
Tél. : 06 85 93 41 92
Du mercredi au samedi de 15 h à 19 h. Vernissage le 22 février 2014
Du 12 décembre au 26 janvier 2014
A la Maison de la Photographie
28 rue Pierre Legrand - 59000 Lille
Tél. : 03 20 05 29 29
Du lundi au vendredi de 10h à 18h. Le samedi de 14 h à 18 h. Le 26 janvier 2014 de 14 h à 18 h.
Jusqu'au 13 octobre 2013
Au musée de la photographie à Berlin rend hommage à ce photographe
Jusqu’au 30 juillet 2012
Au Grand Palais
While others were taken at a vineyard in Tuscany
Photo By Pirelli/Helmut Newton
Alice Springs, Chateau Marmont, Hollywood, 1991
© Helmut Newton Estate © Alice Springs
Monte Carlo, 1987
© Alice Springs
Castello di Rivoli
© Helmut Newton Estate
Cet article a été publié le 27 juillet 2012, puis les 11 juillet et 15 septembre 2013, 24 janvier, 18 février, 24 avril et 14 novembre 2014, 9 septembre 2015. Il a été modifié le 30 septembre 2016.