America’s Beautiful Offering. ~ Polaroids by Robert Sturman

Via on Jul 4, 2012

The Magnificent Music Befriends the World.

B.B. Kings Blues Hall ~ Memphis, Tennessee

 

The Unknown Bluesman ~ New Orleans

 

Blues City Cafe ~ Memphis, Tennessee

 

Dr. John

 

Juke Joint ~ Memphis, Tennessee

 

James Andrews on the Second Line ~ New Orleans

 

B.B. King

 

Fats Domino ~ New Orleans

You don’t have to be a patriot to blow a trumpet about this one.

Happy Fourth of July

All images created using a Polaroid process in which the artist carves into the images before the emulsions harden. No paint or photoshop has been used in any of the artwork. This technique became extinct when Polaroid closed it’s doors in 2009.

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Editor: Kate Bartolotta

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4 Responses to “America’s Beautiful Offering. ~ Polaroids by Robert Sturman”

  1. Mamaste says:

    Love these polaroids. Thanks Robert.
    xoxo
    ~Mamaste

  2. Robert Piper Robert_Piper says:

    Great work Robert!

  3. Beautiful work! Wow!

  4. Julian Walker yogijulian says:

    yes!

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