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Plastic Portfolios 30 portfolios of images from some of the most influential and talented photographers using plastic cameras, from the 1960s to today

Snapshot in 1974 and was published in 1977 by Violet Press as Iowa — the first published monograph of work done with a plastic camera. Rexroth was picked up by Light Gallery early on, and her work from Iowa , now highly collectible, continues to be widely shown, even today. This seminal series is recognized for revolutionizing the relationship between toy cameras and the fine-art world. Mary Ann Lynch writes: “ Rexroth ’ s stunning images introduced a new note into the photographic landscape. Blind focused, and with the sure fluidity of longing, the feeling in them is palpable. ”