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Martin Parr

Martin Parr (Paperback, New title)

By (photographer) Parr, Martin
By Williams, Val

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A comprehensive mid-career retrospective of the work of well-known Magnum photographer Martin Parr, including previously unpublished early work. This major retrospective is the first time that the whole of Parr's career has been seriously assessed and includes fascinating and pre...viously unpublished early work. This includes his startling and original 1974 installation Home Sweet Home, early black-and-white photographs of the people and places of Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire where he lived and worked in the 1970s, photographs from Ireland and Salford, and of course a selection of the very best images from all of his published books including The Last Resort, The Cost of Living and Signs of the Times. With unlimited access to Parr's archives and quoting from extensive interviews, distinguished writer and curator Val Williams charts Parr's life and career, revealing insights into his influences and attitudes and setting him in a new context by assessing his importance as an artist. The book also includes fascinating illustrative photographs of Parr and the people and places of his career. In addition, a special appendix shows some of his many collections of ephemera from wallpaper to commemorative plates, lapel badges to souvenir models of Lenin and JFK.
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ISBN 9780714843896
Released NZ 6 Apr 2004
Publisher Phaidon Press Ltd
Format Paperback, New title
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ISBN-13 9780714843896
Stock Available
Status Indent title (sourced internationally), usually ships 4-6 weeks post release/order
Publisher Phaidon Press Ltd
Imprint Phaidon Press Ltd
Released 6 Apr 2004
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, New title
Edition New title
Author(s) By (photographer) Parr, Martin
By Williams, Val
Category Individual Photographers
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 290mm
Height: 250mm
Spine: 35mm
Dewey Code 770.92
Weight 2,091g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Great Britain, Photography, Artistic, Photographers - Great Britain, Photography - Great Britain - Exhibitions, Parr, Martin
NBS Text Photography
ONIX Text General/trade

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