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From Polaroid to Impossible - Masterpieces of Instant Photography


by WestLicht Collection
From Polaroid to Impossible - Masterpieces of Instant Photography
by WestLicht Collection
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The art of Polaroid – the first presentation of the legendary instant film‘s fascinating range of materials and techniques While the world evaporates into the digital, the anachronistic Polaroid snapshot dominates media and advertising. The recent sale of the photography collection owned by Polaroid’s inventor Edwin Land to the Viennese photography museum WestLicht marks an art-market trend toward the analog. Beginning in the sixties, Polaroid supplied artists around the world, from Ansel Adams to Andy Warhol, with each one of the imperium’s latest products. In return, 4,400 works by 800 photographers found their way into the company’s International Collection at their European headquarters near Frankfurt am Main. In 2008, when the last instant film factory was rescued from demolition by the company Impossible, the founder’s commitment to collecting could be carried on as well. This publication features selected Polaroid masterpieces and new Impossible instant photography by contemporary artists such as Stefanie Schneider and Nobuyoshi Araki.

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Publisher: Hatje Cantz
Size: 253 x 325 mm
192 pages, 230 colour illustrations

Publisher's Price: £ 35.00
ISBN 13
9783775732215
Publisher
Hatje Cantz
Date Published
2011
Binding
Hardcover
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