Polaroids

Polaroids Robert Mapplethorpe s black and white Polaroid photographs from the s a medium in which he established the style that would bring him international acclaim are brought together in this exquisite v

  • Title: Polaroids
  • Author: Robert Mapplethorpe Sylvia Wolf
  • ISBN: 9783791338354
  • Page: 243
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Robert Mapplethorpe s black and white Polaroid photographs from the 1970s a medium in which he established the style that would bring him international acclaim are brought together in this exquisite volume for the first time.Prestel Publications

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    1. I finally just read Just Kids by Patti Smith, /review/showd in it she talked about how she and Robert experimented with a Polaroid camera. I then read Smith’s Camera Solo/book/show/1which shares a selection of her Polaroid work. And so of course I now revisit Mapplethorpe’s Polaroid work, impressively curated and introduced by Sylvia Wolf through a long essay. We have here a generous selection of Mapplethorpe’s early work, with obvious experimentation, some color, mostly black and white. S [...]

    2. The four years of research the author undertook in order to create this large collection, in context and with biography, is evident. There are some color images on the first few pages, and then about 40 pages of text with additional images to build the story of Mapplethorpe and this early work of his. It's a mix of bio, critiques, interpretations, and questions about what might have been the motivation or inspiration for a particular style or photograph being discussed. Context is important. Whe [...]

    3. Read immediately in the wake of Just Kids, this book had a greater context for me, which was then enhanced by Wolf's long essay about Mapplethorpe's Polaroids.

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