Helmut Newton

( Helmut Newton October 31 , 1920 - January 23 , 2004 )

Born in Berlin, Germany Born into a wealthy Jewish family

Interested in cameras from an early age

A person who worked mainly in the United States and Europe as a leading fashion photographer after the war.

His works are very provocative, erotic, sadistic, masochistic, and fetishistic, yet somehow stylish.

Continuing to focus on the beauty and strength of women, Helmut established a unique style.

Popularity of ``HARPER'S BAZAAR'' ``PLAYBOY'' including ``VOGUE''

It was the flagship photo of fashion magazines



Leaves Berlin for Singapore after Nazi persecution of Jews


During World War II, he was transferred to Australia and served in the military.


He met and married actress June Brown in Australia. Around this time, he became a freelance photographer and was published in PLAYBOY magazines, etc.


Contracted with British VOGUE magazine and moved to London


Moved to Paris and expanded the scope of his activities to VOGUE and other French publications.


die of a heart attack
Although he temporarily stopped his creative activities , with the support of his wife who has supported him for many years,

resume and wake up

-1980 _

In the studio series "Big Nudes"
Urban school erotic style was established and received much praise from all over the world

Continues with “Naked and Dressed”

-1984 _

Meet producer Norman Solomon and formally contract with Norman Solomon
Portfolio collection of the best work ever

Start planning for “Private Property”

-1992 _

“Domestic Nudes” series released

-2003 _

Donated a large collection of photographs to the Berlin Prussian Cultural Foundation in his beloved hometown

Spends his later years in Monte Carlo and Los Angeles

-2004 _

Helmut Newton passes away

When I left the Chateau Marmont Hotel in Los Angeles on January 23rd

The car lost control and crashed into the wall of Sunset Boulevard and died

His ashes were buried in his hometown of Berlin.
( 83 years old)