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Signs of the Times, a Portrait of the Nation's Tastes

@ Parr, Martin



72 pages - Softcover

Cornerhouse, 1992

2nd-hand - VG+

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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
  • .One signed copy available.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...

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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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    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.This book and its author Michael Ormerod have been put forward by the English critic Geoff Dyer in his book The Ongoing Moment. Although relatively unknown, this artist offers in this photobook images that have been certainly influenced by the "New Topographics" movement, and remind of some famous photographers: Lewis Baltz, Robert Frank, Harry...