New York Polaroids 1976-1989 is the first polaroid book by Swiss photographer and director Edo Bertoglio. A personal diary of the daily life of the New York downtown scene, with pictures of Arto Lindsay, Grace Jones, Maripol, Glenn O'Brien, Debbie Harry, Madonna, Andy Warhol and John Lurie, among others. With an essay by Mariuccia Casadio and an extract from the interview between Stefano Bianchi and Edo Bertoglio.

New York Polaroids 1976-1989 is the first polaroid book by Swiss photographer and director Edo Bertoglio. A personal diary of the daily life of the New York downtown scene, with pictures of Arto Lindsay, Grace Jones, Maripol, Glenn O'Brien, Debbie Harry, Madonna, Andy Warhol and John Lurie, among others. With an essay by Mariuccia Casadio and an extract from the interview between Stefano Bianchi and Edo Bertoglio.

"Everything started between 5th and 34th Street, on a clear and cold afternoon, and I ran into Maripol One of Those sudden strong gusts of wind That make you feel uncomfortable and estranged weirdly, kind of out of context. All of a sudden we hugged, with tears in our eyes, terrified by the metropolis, by our own loneliness and the lack of stable work. Attempting to overcome our own feelings, we Walked right up to the 86th floor of the Empire State Building where the warmth of the light eventually welcomed us and Showed to us the very essence of the city, the clouds, and the skyscrapers, the river and the ocean. It was certainly clear That New York was the only place where we wanted to stay. That city was going to be the luminous background of my photographs. " —Edo Bertoglio

New York Polaroids 1976-1989 is the first volume of sunshine polaroid, published by Edo Bertoglio. The Swiss photographer and filmmaker proposes in this book a personal diary of daily life on the downtown New York scene at the turn of the late '70s until the late 80s. Among snapshot of common life, parties, views, are scattered portraits of friends and the most important artists of the New York including Arto Lindsay, Grace Jones, Maripol, Glenn O'Brien, Debbie Harry, Madonna, Andy Warhol and John Lurie. The volume contains an essay by Mariucccia Casadio and an excerpt from an interview with Stefano Bianchi author.

"It all started between the 5th and 34th Street, in a clear, cold afternoon. Maripol and I, we came across one of those drafts that I suddenly feel uncomfortable, out of place. In that instant, we embraced with tears in his eyes terrified by the metropolis, our loneliness, lack of a stable job. And then, as if to escape from everything and everyone, we got the 86th floor of the Empire State Building and the warmth of the light it has thrown open before the eyes of the subject of the city, its skyscrapers, the rivers, the ' ocean, making us realize that it was the place we wanted and we had to live. New York, from now on, would become the bright background of my photographs. " —Edo Bertoglio

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