Martin Parr (2nd edition)

Martin Parr (2nd edition)
Library Shelf Location 18.PARR
Publication Date 2014


  • Previous edition: 2002.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • The acute observation, wit and colour of Martin Parr's work since the mid-1980s has established his as one of the most successful and popular contemporary photographers and a leading member of the prestigious Magnum agency. The only comprehensive monograph of Martin Parr's entire career to date, this 2nd edition has been updated with new photographs and a chapter assessing his most recent photographic work, as well as his film-making, curating, collecting and editing.


  • The work of Martin Parr bridges the divide between art and documentary photography. His studies of the idiosyncrasies of mass culture and consumerism around the world, his innovative imagery and his prolific output have placed him firmly at the forefront of contemporary art. A member of the international photo agency Magnum, Parr is an avid collector of books and a world authority on the photobook. Val Williams is a well-respected writer and curator based in London. She is contributing editor of Creative Camera magazine and has written for the Guardian, the Independent, the Telegraph Magazine and the New Statesman, among many others.


ISBN 9780714865669
Quantity 1
Pages 1 volume : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 25 cm.
Author Val Williams
Format Hardback
Publisher Phaidon Press Ltd, London
Related Artist Martin Parr
Category Photography
Artist's Nationality English
Language English

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