Legendary Polaroid Collection from Ansel Adams to Andy Warhol on Display in Vienna


VIENNA.- Vienna-based photo museum WestLicht is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a show on instant photography and for the opening weekend the entrance is free of charge. On its 10th anniversary WestLicht is celebrating the never-ending fascination of instant photography. The Viennese photo museum showing a representative cross section of Polaroid inventor Edwin Herbert Land’s legendary collection. From the 1960’s Land began to provide artists with Polaroid material for them to experiment. More than 350 works by around 150 of the international artists and photographers represented in the collection are on display until the 21 August. The names one can find among the Polaroid artists range from landscape master photographer Ansel Adams to doyens of Pop Art such as Andy Warhol. Varying artistic concepts, collages and opulent arrangements cover genres from fashion to architecture, and represent an animated narrat