A First Look at Craig McDean's "Sumo" Show at Half Gallery

Back in 1993, Craig McDean, one of the most celebrated photographers in fashion (his images regularly grace the pages of Vogue and W), took a break from his regular skinny silhouettes, and spent a year living in Japan where he became fascinated by the world of Sumo wrestlers; waking up at 5 a.m. to photograph them during practice. Almost 20 years later, he's collected these images into a book, and will be showing them at New York's Half Gallery on Sept. 12. Above, two striking images from the show.

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