California. Published by Chronicle Books. 2010. Folio Two Volume Set.
Volume 1: pp.208, includes special pp.48 tabloid section
Volume 2: pp.180.
Colour and black & white photographs.
Two hardcover books in slipcase. Fine as new copy in the original publishers shrinkwrap.
Very Heavy Set will require extra postage. Item #194537
Albert Watson was born in Scotland in 1942 and moved to the United States in 1970. Watson's first celebrity photograph was of Alfred Hitchcock for the cover of Harper's Bazaar in 1973. In 1976 he started shooting for Vogue, and has amassed more than 200 Vogue covers and 40 Rolling Stone covers to his credit.
One of the most influential photographers of all time, Albert Watson is acclaimed for graphic sculptural images of people, places, and objects. His has been a career of unparallelled productivity, ranging from fashion to iconic portraits to reportage.
Five years in the making, Strip Search is Watson's spectacular personal portrait of Las Vegas as seen through the lens of a legendary photographic artist. Over 270 remarkable landscapes, still lifes and portraits, together with dramatic reportage-style images, create a unique and visually stunning portrayal of one of the world's most enigmatic cities.