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Martin Parr goes around the world for Gucci

The British photographer gives the Italian brand's new watch campaign a distinctly international feel
Published: Thursday, 19 July 2018

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An iPhone doesn't make you a filmmaker says Danny Lyon
The veteran photographer, documentary maker and Phaidon author calls unedited phone uploads 'visual pollution'
Published: Wednesday, 18 July 2018
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Published: Thursday, 12 July 2018
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Lauren Greenfield's award-winning, definitive statement on the influence of affluence is at a cinema near you
Published: Thursday, 5 July 2018
Annie Leibovitz just shot Kendrick Lamar for Vanity Fair
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Published: Monday, 2 July 2018
Martin Parr goes back up North
The veteran British photographer returns to Hebden Bridge - site of one of his best-known photographic series
Published: Friday, 29 June 2018
How Bret Easton Ellis helped Lauren Greenfield shoot the rich
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Published: Thursday, 28 June 2018
Lauren Greenfield wins Photographer of the Year
Greenfield took the top prize in this worldwide photography competition for her work, Generation Wealth
Published: Monday, 18 June 2018
How Marvin Rand's photos inspired Theory's new collection
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Published: Friday, 8 June 2018
A different view of the RFK funeral train
A new show of vernacular photography marks 50 years since Bobby Kennedy's body was laid to rest
Published: Friday, 8 June 2018
Martin Parr takes a British summer holiday - in March
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Published: Friday, 8 June 2018
Wolfgang Tillmans and Rem Koolhaas rebrand the EU
The photographer and architect are in Amsterdam this weekend dreaming up ways to give Europe a bit of TLC
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Martin Parr’s very British Brexit show
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Published: Tuesday, 29 May 2018


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