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    The Polaroid Book

    £15.00
    The unique tones and spontaneity of Polaroids have made them a beloved photographic format for decades. Brimming with all the warmth and nostalgia of a family album, this ode to the instant camera presents hundreds of images from the Polaroid Corporation's own collection. A chronicle of the experimental and innovative ways Polaroids have defied...
    ISBN: 9783836579858
    AuthorBarbara Hitchcock
    Pub Date15/11/2019
    BindingHardback
    Pages472
    Availability: In Stock

    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 some 23,000 images by hundreds of photographers throughout the world, including pieces by the likes of David Hockney, Andy Warhol, and Jeanloup Sieff.The Polaroid Book dives into these archives, paying tribute to a medium that continues to defy the digital age. Like an oversized Polaroid film pack, this collection curates works by luminaries and unknowns alike, celebrating the boundless possibilities that develop inside the white borders of the original instant photograph.

    Features:

    more than 250 works from the Polaroid Collections

    an essay by Polaroid's Barbara Hitchcock on the beginnings of instant photography and the collection's history

    a chapter featuring the various types of Polaroid cameras



    About the series

    Bibliotheca Universalis - Compact cultural companions celebrating the eclectic TASCHEN universe!

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    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 some 23,000 images by hundreds of photographers throughout the world, including pieces by the likes of David Hockney, Andy Warhol, and Jeanloup Sieff.The Polaroid Book dives into these archives, paying tribute to a medium that continues to defy the digital age. Like an oversized Polaroid film pack, this collection curates works by luminaries and unknowns alike, celebrating the boundless possibilities that develop inside the white borders of the original instant photograph.

    Features:

    more than 250 works from the Polaroid Collections

    an essay by Polaroid's Barbara Hitchcock on the beginnings of instant photography and the collection's history

    a chapter featuring the various types of Polaroid cameras



    About the series

    Bibliotheca Universalis - Compact cultural companions celebrating the eclectic TASCHEN universe!