Photographs by Edo Bertoglio. Essay by Mariuccia Casadio.
Italy. Yard Press. 2015. First edition. Limited to 500 copies. Simulated leather, with pasted image to front board. Unpaginated [232 pages]. Illustrated throughout with full-page reproductions of Bertoglio's polaroids. 275 x 190mm (10¾ x 7½"). .95kg. . English. Fine; very small knock to lower forecorner of front board.
Swiss photographer Edo Bertoglio moved to New York in the late 1970s with his girlfriend Maripol. They quickly became part of the vibrant downtown scene and Bertoglio was hired as a photographer for Interviewmagazine. New York Polaroids is a collection of the polaroids he took during this time. They provide a personal visual diary of his time in New York, 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.