Belgian bookshops: Discover TASCHEN’s The Polaroid Book 40th Edition

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BELGIAN BOOKSHOPS TASCHEN POLAROID BOOK 40 COVER
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In our latest Belgian bookshops article we run an eye over the latest in a classic photo books.

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 the digital age.

Defining Moments
Shots from the world’s greatest collection of Polaroid images
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.

BELGIAN BOOKSHOPS TASCHEN POLAROID BOOK 40
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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.

It 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.

The editor
California-native Steve Crist’s TASCHEN titles include André de Dienes’s Marilyn, William Claxton’s Steve McQueen, and The Polaroid Book.

Belgian bookshops. Discover TASCHEN’s stunning The Polaroid Book 40th Edition
In our latest Belgian bookshops article we run an eye over the latest in a classic photo books.

BELGIAN BOOKSHOPS TASCHEN POLAROID BOOK
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Barbara Hitchcock, Steve Crist
Hardcover, 15.6 x 21.7 cm, 1.27 kg, 456 pages
ISBN 978-3-8365-9199-7
Multilingual Edition: English, French, German
ISBN 978-3-8365-9200-0
Multilingual Edition: Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
The Polaroid Book.
40th Ed.
£20
The Polaroid Book. 40th Ed.
www.taschen.com

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