Parr by parr - Martin Parr; Quentin Bajac

Quentin Bajac meets Martin Parr : discussions with a promiscuous photographer


Martin Parr was born in Epsom, Surrey, UK, in 1952. When he was a boy, his budding interest in the medium of photography was encouraged by his grandfather George Parr, himself a keen amateur photographer. Parr studied photography at Manchester Polytechnic, from 1970 to 1973. Since that time, Martin Parr has worked on numerous photographic projects. He has developed an international reputation for his innovative imagery, his oblique approach to social documentary, and his input to photographic culture within the UK and abroad. In 1994 he became a full member of Magnum Photographic Corporation. In recent years, he has developed an interest in filmmaking, and has started to use his photography within different conventions, such as fashion and advertising. In 2002 the Barbican Art Gallery and the National Media Museum initiated a large retrospective of Parrs work. This show toured Europe for the next 5 years. Parr was appointed Professor of Photography in 2004 at The University of Wales Newport campus. He was Gue...
2012Taal: Engelszie alle details...


2012Uitgever: Schilt Publishing128 paginasTaal: EngelsISBN-10: 9053307370ISBN-13: 9789053307373