Strip Search: Pt. 1-2: 2-volume Set
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. PROLOGUE Las Vegas (What?) Las Vegas (Can't hear you! Too noisy) Las Vegas!!!! by Tom Wolfe EXHIBITION Hasted Hunt Kraeutler Gallery Chelsea, New York October 2010 2-volume set Volume 1: 14 x 11A", portrait, 208pp, includes special 48pp tabloid section Volume 2: 11 x 14A", landscape, 180pp Clothbound and debossed, housed in a fabric and PLC slipcase printed with an image from the collection
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.