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Andy Warhol Polaroids
Richard B. Woodward

1958-1987

Taschen
September 2015
On Sale: September 10, 2015
560 pages
ISBN: 383655156X
EAN: 9783836551564
Hardcover
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Non-Fiction Photography

Instant Andy: Before there was Instagram, there was Warhol

“A picture means I know where I was every minute. That's why I take pictures. It's a visual diary.” - Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol was a relentless chronicler of life and its encounters. Carrying a Polaroid camera from the late 1950s until his death in 1987, he amassed a huge collection of instant pictures of friends, lovers, patrons, the famous, the obscure, the scenic, the fashionable, and himself. Created in collaboration with the Andy Warhol Foundation, this book features hundreds of these instant photos, many of them never seen before.

Portraits of celebrities such as Mick Jagger, Alfred Hitchcock, Jack Nicholson, Yves Saint Laurent, Pelé, Debbie Harry are included alongside images of his entourage and high life, landscapes, and still lifes from Cabbage Patch dolls to the iconic soup cans. Often raw and impromptu, Warhol’s Polaroids document his era like Instagram captures our own. From the unofficial court photographer of New York high and low society, this collection is an indispensable record of Warhol’s life, world, and vision.

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CBS This Morning - September 11, 2015

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