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Martin Parr
British, b. 1952 (Member)
For the NICE 2015. PROMENADE(S) DES ANGLAIS exhibition, Martin Parr treats visitors to a real-time photo shoot using the Promenade as a backdrop in his photographic study of the city of Nice.
The Martin Parr Studio team will be throwing themselves into a veritable 4-day photographic marathon to create, edit, print and exhibit the photographs, as Parr takes them, in the studio set up in the Artists Read full story
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Mar 28, 2016
A fun collection of Martin Parr's food pictures, which documents the simple notion that 'we are what we eat'.

Real Food celebrates all things food through the eyes of the renowned British photographer Martin Parr - a kaleidoscope of foods the world over, from hot dogs to sticky buns and langoustine to lemon meringue pie.

Featuring photographs taken throughout Martin Parr's prolific career to-date,... More...
Mar 1, 2016
View the City of London through the lens of acclaimed Magnum photographer Martin Parr. Explore the pomp, ceremony and behind-the-scenes activity as Parr brings the City to life, capturing the traditions and people who make up the colourful Square Mile.

Martin Parr has been the City of London's photographer-in-residence since 2013. From 2013 to 2015 he has documented the life of the City, across three... More...
Feb 29, 2016
The Guardian has published a selection of images from Martin Parr's recently-reissued book, "Autoportrait." View the article here or access the book's images here.... More...
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Jan 13, 2016
This is a fully revised and updated edition of Martin Parr’s highly successful book Autoportrait which was first published in 2000.
Redesigned, it features a playable ‘labyrinth’ puzzle on the front cover and includes a large number of new images taken since its first publication.
The book shows the remarkable shift from analogue to digital photography that has taken place over the period.

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Dec 23, 2015
As City of London photographer-in-residence since 2013, Parr has been granted unprecedented access to high-profile occasions where guests have included Her Majesty The Queen and dignitaries. The resulting images offer a new perspective on the City of London and create a significant documentary record of its colour and character for years to come.

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