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The Polaroid Book By Barbara Hitchcock

The Polaroid Book by Barbara Hitchcock

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Summary

The unique tonality and spontaneous look of Polaroids have made them a popular photographic format for decades. Compiling hundreds of images by renowned artists from the Polaroid Corporation's own collection and with all the warmth and nostalgia of a family album, this ode to the instant camera chronicles the experimental and innovative ways...

The Polaroid Book Summary

The Polaroid Book by Barbara Hitchcock

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

About Barbara Hitchcock

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

Additional information

GOR002551835
9783836501897
3836501899
The Polaroid Book by Barbara Hitchcock
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Taschen GmbH
2018-05-08
352
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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