ASX.TV: Helmut Newton – “Frames from the Edge” (1988)

ASX.TV: Helmut Newton – “Frames from the Edge” (1988)

A camera crew follows Helmut Newton, the fashion and ad photographer whose images of tall, blond, big-breasted women are part of the iconography of twentieth-century erotic fantasy. He’s on the go from L.A., to Paris, to Monte-Carlo, to Berlin, where he was a youth until he escaped from the Nazis in 1936. We see him […]

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HELMUT NEWTON: “Helmet Newton’s Australian Years” (2005)

Helmut Newton, photographer. Electricians’ faces. Shell Collection. vol. 1, no. 28. La Trobe Picture Collection. By Guy Featherstone, originally appeared in La Trobe Journal, Spring 2005 On Thursday 10 October 1940 a twenty–year–old German Jew, Helmut Neustaedter, was formally received at the Tatura internment camp in north-eastern Victoria. He was held at number 3 Camp, […]


REVIEW: Helmut Newton – “White Women / Sleepless Nights / Big Nudes” (2013)

Central Park West, 1977 HELMUT NEWTON – White Women / Sleepless Nights / Big Nudes By Niccolò Fano, ASX Italy, March 2013 Helmut Newton’s life is frequently described as the apotheosis of fame, craft and glamour. He arrived in Paris for his first major assignments in a white Porsche and died crashing into Chateau Marmont […]

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HELMUT NEWTON: “Skewing Lines: On Pervs, Pearls and Sex Dolls”

Fat hand and dollars, Monte Carlo, 1986   Perfection, perfect women, and perfect sex (as if such a thing exists) may be Newton’s medium, his outer preoccupation, his aesthetic obsession, but they are not the subject of his work.   Skewing Lines: On Pervs, Pearls and Sex Dolls By Lily Azrielant, Mercer Street The warm […]


HELMUT NEWTON: “Skewing Lines – On Pervs, Pearls and Sex Dolls”

  “There are two dirty words in photography, one is art and the other is good taste.”  – Helmut Newton   Skewing Lines: On Pervs, Pearls and Sex Dolls By Lily Azrielant The warm afternoon light strokes the ends of her dimly lit legs. They are thin, small, soft, and fitted with a pair of […]

ASX.TV: Helmut Newton – “Conversation” (2001)

ASX.TV: Helmut Newton – “Conversation” (2001)

This film of a talk by the renowned fashion photographer Helmut Newton was commissioned by Eyestorm. Helmut Newton was introduced by his friend Alexander McQueen and the session took the form of a Q&A in front of a Barbican audience in London, 2001.   ASX CHANNEL: Helmut Newton

ASX.TV: Helmut Newton – “Helmut by June”

ASX.TV: Helmut Newton – “Helmut by June”

Helmut Newton, born Helmut Neustädter (31 October 1920, Berlin, Germany 23 January 2004, West Hollywood, California, USA) was a German-Australian fashion photographer noted for his nude studies of women. Born Schoneberg, Berlin, to a German-Jewish button-factory owner and an American mother, Newton attended the Heinrich-von-Treitschke-Realgymnasium and the American School in Berlin. Interested in photography from […]

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INTERVIEW: “Frank Horvat with Helmut Newton” (1986)

Frank Horvat with Helmut Newton: October 1986 Frank Horvat : I think that if I had to explain Helmut Newton to someone who had never heard of him, the first thing I would say would be : “He is the one who has turned the tables on the whole business”. You said it yourself, something […]

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INTERVIEW: “Interview with Helmut Newton” (2002)

  By Michael Kaplan, Graphis, Sep/Oct 2002 It is a weekday morning in the staid lobby of midtown Manhattan’s Regency Hotel. Comfy chairs and sofas are occupied by men and women in business attire, reading the Times and Journal, synching– up for impending meetings. Photographer Helmut Newton is older than everyone within eyeshot. However, as […]

ASX.TV: Helmut Newton – “Mein Leben (My Life)” (2002)

ASX.TV: Helmut Newton – “Mein Leben (My Life)” (2002)

He is the most famous german photographer of the world – Helmut Newton. The mixture of erotic, luxury and obscenity in his photography is responsible for his fame. His pictures for VOGUE were a revolution in fashion photography. Gero von Boehm was able to produce a very intimate, funny and sumptuous portrait on Newton. Born […]