Polaroid Now: The History and Future of Polaroid Photography

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Polaroid Now celebrates new work created by contemporary artists working with Polaroid cameras and film today, and discusses the history, and evolution of the first instant imaging camera system that became a household name.

This curated selection of images is diverse aesthetically and geographically, and embraces the world-wide community of Polaroid artists. The book celebrates the unique, one-of-a-kind, and instantly gratifying qualities of Polaroid imagery. Additionally, Polaroid photographs by renowned luminaries such as Andy Warhol, David Hockney, and Chuck Close are included, as well a section on the 20x24 Polaroid camera.

The cover of the book features a design that is an homage to the vintage Polaroid Colorpack Film boxes.
The edges of the book are gilded in silver, reminiscent of Polaroid's classic silver packaging.
The book features over 200 photographic images that explore the  inherent beauty and possibilities of Polaroid film, as created by  Polaroid artists from around the world.
An index features popular Polaroid cameras that are still available and used today.
 

  • Editors:  Steve Crist and Oskar Smolokowski 
  • Hardcover
  • Publisher: Chronicle Chroma, July 13, 2021
  • 320 pages, 8.5" x 6.9"
  • Full color photographs throughout
  • ISBN:   9781797201375   
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