Polaroid Book : Instant and Unique - The Best Images from the Polaroid Collection Hardback
Edited by Steve Crist
In existence for over 50 years, the Polaroid Corporation's photography collection is the greatest collection of Polaroid images in the world.
Begun by Polaroid founder Edwin Land and photographer Ansel Adams, the collection now includes images by hundreds of photographers throughout the world and contains important pieces by artists such as David Hockney, Helmut Newton, Jeanloup Sieff, and Robert Rauschenberg. "The Polaroid Book", a survey of this remarkable collection, pays tribute to a medium that defies the digital age and remains a favorite among artists for its quirky look and instantly gratifying, one-of-kind images.This title features: over 400 works from the Polaroid Collections; an essay by Polaroid's Barbara Hitchcock illuminating the beginnings and history of the collection; and, a technical reference section featuring the various types of Polaroid cameras.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 400 pages, chiefly Illustrations (some col.), ports.
- Publisher: Taschen GmbH
- Publication Date: 01/04/2008
- Category: Photographs: collections
- ISBN: 9783836501897
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Review by piemouth
Photos from the collection, covering a wide variety of subjects and techniques. Some abstract, some manipulated. We used to do that in the 80s - I wonder where those photos are now? Somewhere in my garage. Anyway, enjoyable.