UFO Albert Watson
Albert Watson
By Gail Buckland
Photographer Albert Watson
Designed by Werner Jeker
  • Imprint: Abrams Books
  • Publication Date: November 1, 2010
  • Price: $69.95
  • Trim Size: 11 x 14
  • ISBN: 0-8109-9696-0
  • EAN: 9780810996960
  • Page Count: 408
  • Illustrations: 350
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Rights: US and Canada

One of the world’s most successful photographers, Albert Watson is known for graphic, sculptural images that capture the essence of people, places, and things. His has been a career of unparallelled productivity, ranging from fashion to iconic portraits to reportage. His first book, Cyclops, published in 1994, established him as a leading photographic talent who combined a brilliant vision with extreme technical excellence.

UFO—which stands for Unified Fashion Objectives—presents a 40-year retrospective of Watson’s best work, pulled from his vast archive. In its pages, a memorable era of style, beauty, fashion, personality, and power is captured for posterity. UFO is a landmark publishing event from one of the world’s greatest photographers.

About the author

Albert Watson is a widely published photographer with more than 200 Vogue covers and 40 Rolling Stone covers to his credit. Born in Scotland, he lives in New York City.


Gail Buckland is an author, educator, and curator of photography. Among her many accomplishments, she was photographic consultant to former Vice President Al Gore for An Inconvenient Truth, and she created the bestselling American Century with Harold Evans and Kevin Baker.