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Thursday, November 1 2012

Instant: The Story of Polaroid

Instant tells the tale of a one-of-a-kind invention-from Polaroid's first instant camera in 1948, to its meteoric rise in popularity and adoption by artists such as Ansel Adams, Andy Warhol, and Chuck Close, to the company's bankruptcy in the late '90s and its unlikely resurrection in the digital age.


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Sunday, November 18 2012

Innovation, Loss, Genius and Stupidity: 'Instant: The Story of Polaroid'

An engaging biography of Polaroid that provides historical and buisness insight into the company that popularized the instant photograph -- and missed the digital age.


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