Martin Parr: Val Williams

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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.
Specifications:

  • Format: Hardback
  • Size: 250 x 290 mm (9 7/8 x 11 3/8 in)
  • Pages: 464 pp
  • Illustrations: 0 illustrations
  • ISBN: 9780714865669

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.