The Polaroid Book: Selections from the Polaroid Collections of Photography

The Polaroid Book: Selections from the Polaroid Collections of Photography

Hardcover(Anniversary)

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Overview

In existence for over 50 years, the Polaroid Corporation’s photography collection is the greatest portfolio 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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783836501897
Publisher: Taschen America, LLC
Publication date: 04/01/2008
Edition description: Anniversary
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 398,570
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.50(d)

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. She 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.

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