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Martin Parr

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Upcoming Exhibitions and Events
Feb, 2015 Magnificent Obsessions: The Artist as Collector
Barbican Art Gallery
 
Current Exhibitions and Events
Dec, 2014 Coletiva: Photography
Galeria Laura Marsiaj
 
Nov, 2014 Blow Up!
Galeria LUME
 
Nov, 2014 Blow Up!
Galeria LUME
 
Oct, 2014 Magnum Contact Sheets
C/O Berlin
 
Oct, 2014 Rich Pickings. Displaying Wealth
Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe
 
Oct, 2014 Magnum Photos: One Archive, Three Views
De La Warr Pavilion
 
Statement

Martin Parr (born 23 May 1952 in Epsom, Surrey) is a British documentary photographer, photojournalist and photobook collector. He is known for his photographic projects that take a critical look at aspects of modern life, in particular provincial and suburban life in England. He is a member of Magnum Photos.

Parr's approach to documentary photography is intimate, anthropological and satirical. Macro lenses, ring flash, high-saturation colour film, and since it became an easier format to work in, digital photography, all allow him to put his subjects "under the microscope" in their own environment, giving them space to expose their lives and values in ways that often involve inadvertent humour.

Parr has had almost 50 books published, and featured in around 80 exhibitions worldwide.

Recent Exhibits

Martin Parr participated in these exhibits:

Oct, 2014 Hunting
Flatland Gallery
 
Oct, 2014 La Gioia - Through the eyes of three Italian art collectors
Maison Particulière
 
Oct, 2014 'Life's a beach'
РОСФОТО (Rosphoto)
 
Sep, 2014 Solo Exhibition
Blindspot Gallery
 
Jul, 2014 Postcards From America: Milwaukee
Milwaukee Art Museum
 
May, 2014 Aperture Remix
Museum of Photographic Arts
 
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FotoMuseum Fabrica
Three Shadows Photography Art Centre Hasted Kraeutler
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