Bigindicator

Barry Kostrinsky

Profile  |  Artworks  |  Exhibitions  |  Network  |  Blog  |  Comments

ANTHONY HADEN-GUEST ON THE LAST GASP AT THE HAVEN GALLERY, NEW YORK

                    ANTHONY HADEN-GUEST ON THE LAST GASP AT THE HAVEN GALLERY, NEW YORK 'THE LAST GASP', A SHOW OF SOME 2,500 SMALL POLAROID WORKS NOW UP AT THE HAVEN GALLERY IN NEW YORK'S SOUTH BRONX, IS SO CALLED BECAUSE POLAROID MANUFACTURED THEIR FINAL BATCH OF STOCK LAST YEAR. THE COMPANY HAD BEEN HAVING AN INCREASINGLY BUMPY RIDE SINCE THE DEATH OF DR EDWIN LAND, THEIR VISIONARY - THAT BANAL, BUT HARD TO REPLACE WORD - FOUNDER IN 1991 AND LAST YEAR THE COMPANY FILED FOR BANKRUPTCY PROTECTION. FOR MANY, THIS IS NO SMALL THING. POLAROID HAS BEEN THE SILVER BULLET IN A NUMBER OF FIELD... [more]
Posted by Barry Kostrinsky on 2/20/09