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Tarkovsky Polaroids

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WW Norton
An elegiac collection of sixty Polaroid photographs by the late Soviet film director Andrei Tarkovsky.

Baker & Taylor
A volume of sixty Polaroid photographs of the late Russian filmmaker's friends and family consists of images taken between 1979 and 1984 in his native land and Italy, where he spent time in political exile. Original.

Norton Pub
"Tarkovsky often reflected on the way that time flies and wanted to stop it, even with these quick Polaroid shots. The melancholy of seeing things for the last time is the highly mysterious and poetic essence that these images leave with us. It is as though Andrei wanted to transmit his own enjoyment quickly to others. And they feel like a fond farewell."Tonino Guerra, from the IntroductionThis beautifully produced book comprises sixty Polaroid photographs of Andrei Tarkovsky's friends and family, taken between 1979 and 1984 in his native Russia and in Italy, where he spent time in political exile.The size of the Polaroids is exactly as presented in the book, including the frame. The book may therefore be viewed as a facsimile edition. 60 color illustrations.

Publisher: London ; New York : Thames & Hudson, 2006
ISBN: 9780500286142
Characteristics: 135 p. : ill. ; 22 cm


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Jan 20, 2016

Worth a look. I wish I had met this guy while he was alive


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