Polaroid launches a unique collection inspired by Jean-Michel Basquiat painting

Polaroid Now Generation 2 - Basquiat Edition
(Image credit: Polaroid)

Polaroid often collaborates with artists, creating special editioned versions of their iconic instant film cameras adorned with contemporary artworks, and Jean-Michel Basquiat's is the latest to do so. 

Past collaborations with Keith Harring and David Bowie saw their artwork grace the body and film frame of some of the best instant cameras, showcasing Polaroid's 'dedication to preserving artistic heritage and encouraging a creative revival'. The new collaboration with Basquiat will transform the Polaroid Now Generation 2 and i-type film with the French artist's designs, encouraging creativity. 

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Kalum Carter
Staff Writer

Kalum Carter is a photographer, photo editor and writer based in the UK, and for almost a decade he has worked with brands and publications to create, edit, and sequence imagery. Having recently graduated with a Master's Degree in Photography from the University of the West of England (UWE), Kalum joined Digital Camera World as a Staff Writer, covering news, reviews, and his biggest passion – photography books! 

Kalum's photography has been published and exhibited around the world, and he continues to photograph on a project-by-project basis. He is currently working on a personal project capturing the people and landscape of Gower, South Wales. Currently untitled, this body of work will be exhibited for the National Trust later this year.