List of photobooks by photographer Parr, Martin

Martin Parr (1952, Epsom, UK) is a British photographer. He studied photography in Manchester, an industrial city in the North, from 1970 to 1973, where he embarked on a study of proletarian culture.
Photo: © self-portrait

Martin Parr (1952, Epsom, UK) is a British photographer. He studied photography in Manchester, an industrial city in the North, from 1970 to 1973, where he embarked on a study of proletarian culture.
Photo: © self-portrait

In 1982, he published a first photobook, Bad Weather, a subject the British love to hate! He makes photos on almost nothing, on boredom (he will later say that the notion of boredom fascinates him). Also in 1982, he returned to England and settled near Liverpool, still in the industrial North, far from the London of his childhood. It is also a major turning point, that of the transition to color photography.

British society: between documentary and portrait

Characterized by derision and irony, the work of Martin Parr belongs to the field of documentary photography, for which he proposes a new approach. His work appears as one of the privileged witnesses of British society at the time of Margaret Thatcher. Photographers like Joel Meyerovitz, William Eggleston and Stephen Shore have an important influence on him.

He has worked on many projects by producing series, for example on tourism, where he shows the contrast between expectation and reality, or a series on himself, with portraits over several years, where he presents the same attitude.

He has been a member of the Magnum Photos Photo Cooperative since 1994.

In 2004, he is curator of the Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie in Arles. His work is exhibited in 2009. In 2008, he receives the Centennial Medal from the Royal Photographic Society

Bibliographie : Livres photo / monographies déjà parus

2017 Martin Parr’s Dunoon, Dunoon Burgh Hall Project
        Remote Scottish Postboxes, RRB Photobooks
        Martin Parr Colouring Book, Aperture
        Think of Scotland, Damiani
        Oxford, Oxford University Press
        Conventional Photography, Harper’s Books
        Abandoned Morris Minors of the West of Ireland, Café Royal Books, Southport, United Kingdom
2016 Makers of Today’s Istanbul: Mavi’s 25th Anniversary Tribute, Mavi, Istanbul, Turkey
        Cakes & Balls, Anzenberger Editions, Vienna, Austria
        Yates’s, Café Royal Books, Southport, United Kingdom
        Real Food, Phaidon, London, United Kingdom
        The Rhubarb Triangle, The Hepworth Wakefield, United Kingdom
        Evian: Through the Eyes of Martin Parr, Ville d’Evian, Evian, France
        A Taste for Mulhouse, Médiapop Éditions
2015 Autoportrait, Dewi Lewis, Heaton Moor, UK & Xavier Barral, Paris, France
        A Place in the Sun, Barbado, Portugal
        Chinatown, Café Royal Books, United Kingdom
2014 The Amalfi Coast (catalogue), Studio Trisorio, Italy
        Signs of the Times (catalogue), Beetles and Huxley, London
        We Love Britain! Schirmer/Mosel, Germany
        Black Country Stories, Dewi Lewis Publishing, Heaton Moor
        Hong Kong Parr, GOST, London / Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong
        Bad Weather, Errata Editions, New York
        Voewood Festival, Voewood Publications, UK
        Signs of the Times, Beetles Gallery, London
        Grand Paris, Xavier Barral, Paris, France
        Martin Parr by Val Williams (updated Retrospective), Phaidon Press, London
2013 Martin Parr by Sandra S Phillips, Phaidon Press, London
        The Non-Conformists, Aperture
        Life’s a Beach (beach bag version), Aperture
2012 The Life Lovers ABC
        Christ's Hospital
        Parr by Parr (Italian Version), Contrasto
        Parr by Parr, Tree Media Content (Russian Version), Russia
        Life’s a Beach, Aperture Foundation, New York & Xavier Barral, Paris
        Made in Italy
        Souvenir, Exhibition Catalogue, CCCB, Barcelona
        Up and Down Peachtree, Contrasto, Italy
        No Worries, T&G Publishing, Australia
        7 Cups of Tea, Nazraeli Press, USA
        Life's a beach, éd. Xavier Barral
        100 photos de Martin Parr pour la liberté de la presse, Reporters sans frontières
2011 Urban Outfitter, Summer Preview 2011, Urban Outfitters
        Japan, Super Labo, Japan
2010 One Day : 10 Photographers, Kehrer Verlag
        Six by Six (set 1): Machu Picchu, Nazraeli Press, USA
        A Book of Kings, Third Millennium Information Ltd, London
        Parr by Parr, Editions Textuel (French Version), Paris, 2010.
        Parr by Parr, Schilt Publishing (English Version), Amsterdam
        The Real World, Kaunas Photography Gallery, Lithuania
        Martin Parr in India, 1984-2009. PHOTOink, New Delhi
    Le Mélange des genres, Avec Quentin Bajac, ed. Textuel
2009 Assorted Cocktail, Casal Solleric de Palma, Majorca
        Joachim Schmid Is Martin Parr, Martin Parr is Joachim Schmid, Schmid/Blurb
        The Last Resort, Dewi Lewis Publishing
        Luxury, Chris Boot Ltd, London
        Playas, Chris Boot Ltd, London & Editorial RM, Mexico
        Everybody Dance Now: editions2wice, New York
2008 Correspondencia, AFA Editions, Chile
2007 Martin Parr, 1971-2000 (Retrospective)
        Phaidon 55: Martin Parr, Phaidon Press Ltd, London
        Les grands photographes de MAGNUM PHOTOS: Martin Parr, Hachette, Paris
        Martin Parr: Witness Number Three, Joy of Giving Something Inc, New York
        Small World 2007: Dewi Lewis Publishing, Heaton Moor
        Parking Spaces:  Chris Boot Ltd, London
2006 Tutta Roma: Contrasto, Rome
        Parrjektif: Mavi Jeans, Istanbul
        The Photobook: A History - Vol. 2, éd. Phaidon
        Mexico: Chris Boot Ltd, London
2005 I Grandi Fotografi Magnum Photos: Martin Parr, Hachette Fascicoli
        Road Trip: Martin Parr and Friends, Sony Ericsson
        Martin Parr, vu par, Edition Point de vues, France
        7 Colonial Still Lives: Nazraeli Press, USA
2004 The Photobook: A History, Vol. 1, ed. Phaidon
        Rencontres d'Arles 2004, catalogue du festival, ed. Actes Sud
        Signes Des Temps: Textuel, Paris
2003 7 Communist Still Lives: Nazraeli Press, USA
2002 The Phone Book: 20:21, Essen
        The Phone Book: Rocket Gallery, London
        Martin Parr by Val Williams: Phaidon Press Limited, London
2000 Think of England, Phaidon Press Limited
        Flowers, Galerie du Jour, Paris
        Autoportrait, Dewi Lewis Publishing, Heaton Moor
1999 Benidorm, Sprengel Museum, Hannover
        Flowers, Munkedals, Sweden
        Sguardi Gardesoni, Edizioni Chartra, Milan
        Common Sense, Dewi Lewis Publishing, Heaton Moor
1998 Japanese Endormis, Galerie du Jour, Paris
1995 British Food, Galerie du Jour, Paris
        Small World, Dewi Lewis Publishing, Heaton Moor
1994 From A to B: BBC Books
1993 Home and Abroad, Jonathan Cape, London
        Bored Couples, Galerie du Jour, Paris
1992 Signs of the Times, Cornerhouse Publications, Manchester
1989 One-Day Trip: Editions de la différence, France
        The Cost of Living: Cornerhouse Publications, Manchester
1986 The Last Resort, Promenade Press, Wallasey
1984 A Fair Day, Promenade Press, Wallasey
        Prescot now and then, Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley Leisure Services Department, UK
        Calderdale Photographs, Calderdale Museums Service, UK
1982 Bad Weather, A Zwemmer Ltd, London

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  • Quick view Parr, Martin
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    Presentation by Aperture, publisher of the English edition : "The Non-Conformists features Martin Parr’s first major body of work from the mid-1970s, published here for the first time in book form. A wonderful and charming surprise for Parr enthusiasts and fans of traditional reportage, this body of black-and-white imagery predates the cutting color work...

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  • .Sold out.Publisher's presentation: "Over the last four years Martin Parr has been working on a commission for Multistory (Sandwell) photographing the Black Country (a region of the West Midlands in England). It was an area he knew little of, other than its reputation as a densely populated, post-industrial area; one in decline. Many of the industries...

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    Publisher's presentation: " In the shape of a true Paris map, Martin Parr invites us to follow him in the French capital. For three years, commissioned by the Maison Européeenne de la Photographie (MEP), Martin Parr has focused his lens on Parisians and photographed the Champs-Elysées, tourists, Bastille Day, fashion shows, Paris Air Show, museums and art...

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  • Quick view Parr, Martin
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    72 pages - Softcover Cornerhouse, 1992 2nd-hand - VG+

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