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    Polaroid Book (Hardback)(Italian / Portuguese / Spanish) By (author) Barbara Hitchcock, Edited by Steve Crist

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    DescriptionDefining moments 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-kind images.; over 400 works from the Polaroid Collection; essay by Polaroid's Barbara Hitchcock illuminating the beginnings and history of the collection; technical reference section featuring the various types of Polaroid cameras


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    Title
    Polaroid Book
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Barbara Hitchcock, Edited by Steve Crist
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 412
    Width: 175 mm
    Height: 215 mm
    Language
    Italian
    Portuguese
    Spanish
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9783822840245
    ISBN 10: 3822840246
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: PHO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.4
    BIC subject category V2: AJC
    B&T General Subject: 105
    BISAC V2.8: PHO016000
    Abridged Dewey: 778
    LC classification: TR
    BISAC V2.8: PHO004000
    Publisher
    Taschen GmbH
    Imprint name
    Taschen GmbH
    Publication date
    01 May 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Cologne
    Author Information
    Steve Crist is the photography editor for TASCHEN, where he recently produced Marilyn by Andre de Dienes and Steve McQueen by William Claxton. He is currently working with Hugh Hefner on Hugh Hefner's Playboy, as well as on books with famed writer Hunter S. Thompson and on William Claxton's forthcoming Jazz opus Jazztife. A California native, Steve is based at the TASCHEN America offices in Los Angeles. Barbara Hitchcock is the director of cultural affairs for the Polaroid Corporation in Waltham, Massachusetts. She acquires fine art photographs for Polaroid and is responsible for managing its traveling exhibitions and multi-million dollar art collections. She has been the curator of several national exhibitions and currently serves on the Photography Collection Committee of Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge.