Museum Bookstore William Eggleston: Polaroid SX-70 exhibition catalogue

William Eggleston: Polaroid SX-70

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A facsimile of an album of Eggleston's Polaroids assembled by the photographer himself, and containing the only photos he made in this medium

Consisting of 56 images taken with the Polaroid SX-70 (the now cult camera produced between 1972 and 1981) and handmounted in a black leather album also produced by the company, Polaroid SX-70 is the first publication of Eggleston's Polaroids.

The gloriously mundane subjects of these photos a Mississippi street sign, a telephone book, stacked crates of empty soda bottles are familiar Eggleston territory, but fascinatingly all of these Polaroids were taken outdoors. They are rare records of Eggleston's strolls or drives in and around Mississippi, complement the majority of his work made with colour negative film or colour slides, and show his ironic flair for photo-sequencing in book form.

Details
  • Hardcover: 24 pages 
  • Date published: January 2020
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-3958295032
  • Product Dimensions: 65.6 x 23.7 cm

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