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The Polaroid Book

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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-a-kind images.
  • over 400 works from the Polaroid Collections
  • essay by Polaroid’s Barbara Hitchcock illuminating the beginnings and history of the collection
  • technical reference section featuring the various types of Polaroid cameras

Synopsis:

This survey features more than 400 works from the Polaroid Collection along with essays by Hitchcock, who illuminates the beginnings and history of the Polaroid Corporation.

About the Author

California-native Steve Crist's TASCHEN titles include André de Dienes's Marilyn, William Claxton's Steve McQueen, and The Polaroid Book.Barbara Hitchcock is the director of cultural affairs for the Polaroid Corporation in Waltham, Massachusetts. Procures artistic photographs for Polaroid and is responsible for managing its multibillion exhibitions and art collections. She has curated several national exhibitions and is currently working with the Committee of the Photography Collection Art Museum of Harvard University in Cambridge.

Product Details

ISBN:
9783836501897
Author:
Crist, Steve
Publisher:
Taschen
Essay by:
Hitchcock, Barbara
Essay:
Hitchcock, Barbara
Author:
Hitchcock, Barbara
Subject:
General
Subject:
Photoessays & Documentaries
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - General
Subject:
Photography-Anthologies and History
Subject:
Photo Essays
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20080431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illustrations, color
Pages:
351
Dimensions:
8.80x7.18x1.34 in. 2.85 lbs.

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