The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology
at the Amon Carter Museum, 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd. in Fort Worth, explores how a wide-ranging group of artists such as Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg and David Hockney used instant film for their creative ends. The exhibition, which makes its U.S. debut at the museum, features 136 remarkable images of various formats and sizes by more than 100 photographer-artists. Admission is free, and free tours of the exhibition take place at 3 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays. The exhibition runs through Sept. 3. For more information, visit cartermuseum.org
Since Edwin Land’s invention debuted in 1947, many people have used Polaroid cameras and instant film to capture holidays and celebrations. Other skilled photographers and artists pushed the boundaries and capabilities of the technology and chemistry to create pieces of one-of-a-kind art.