Champions of a Monster Polaroid Yield to the…

The camera, the 20-inch-by-24-inch Polaroid, was born as a kind of industrial stunt… but the cameras found their true home in the art world, taken up by painters like Chuck Close and Robert Rauschenberg and photographers like William Wegman, David Levinthal and Mary Ellen Mark to make instant images that had the size and presence of sculpture. (via The New York Times) 📷: Myrna Suárez

Champions of a Monster Polaroid Yield to the…

As cameras have become smaller and smaller — John Reuter has been working to stave off extinction of one of the largest cameras ever made, so big and irredeemably analog that it feels, he says, “as if we’re pulling oil paintings out of the back of it.” Photo: Myrna Suárez


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