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Parr, Martin 1952-

Overview
Works: 338 works in 688 publications in 6 languages and 6,937 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  History  Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Self-portraits  Exhibition, pictorial works  Interviews  Art 
Roles: Photographer, Director, Illustrator, Editor, Artist, Interviewee, Honoree, Other, Compiler, Author of introduction, Creator, Performer
Classifications: N7433.3, 770.9
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The photobook : a history by Martin Parr ( Book )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Photographers have been making photobooks--bound collections of their works--ever since the birth of photography in the early nineteenth century ... This publication tells the story of photography via the history of the photobook, revealing the ways in which photographers have influenced each other's work through their books, and consequently how their use of photography has developed over time ... The first of two extensive volumes, this publication explores more than 200 photobooks through 750 colour illustations, detailed captions, and an illuminating text written by the photographer"--Dustjacket
Think of England by Martin Parr ( Book )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
England has been the key subject of Mangnum photographer Martin Parr's work since he started taking pictures. This book is his vision of contemporary England, composed of work shot between 1995 and 1999, along with projects on West Bay, British food and flowers
Martin Parr : Mexico by Martin Parr ( Book )
6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Boring postcards by Martin Parr ( Book )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tchaikovsky [the tragic life of a musical genius] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A compelling drama/documentary about the tragic life of this musical genius. Conductor Charles Hazelwood examines the anguished life and suspicious death of Tchaikovsky in this fascinating series based on the composer's letters and diaries. The bonus feature is an episode of the television program Omnibus, which examines the controversy surrounding the composer's death
Our true intent is all for your delight : the John Hinde Butlin's photographs : photography by Elmar Ludwig, Edmund Nägele and David Noble by John Wilfrid Hinde ( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Featuring saturated colours and elaborate staging, the images show holidaymakers enjoying the familiar staples of Butlin's - the chalets and swimming pools, monorails and boating lakes, ballrooms, quiet lounges and theme bars
The photobook : a history by Martin Parr ( Book )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De geschiedenis van het fotoboek
Photographs by David Goldblatt ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Early icons - The transported - In Boksburg - Particulars - The structure of things then (1980's) - Painters - Municipal office workers - Johannesburg streets
Luxury by Martin Parr ( Book )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fair day : photographs from the west of Ireland by Martin Parr ( Book )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The photobook : a history by Martin Parr ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Signs of the times : a portrait of the nation's tastes by Martin Parr ( Book )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and French and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ouvrage réalisé dans le cadre d'une série d'émissions programmées par la BBC en 1992 qui présente la middle class anglaise de l'intérieur, à la fin des années 1980
The non-conformists : Martin Parr by Martin Parr ( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 colour work that earned him his fame in the 1980s. In 1975, fresh out of art school, Martin Parr found poor footing in the London photography scene, so he moved to the picturesque Yorkshire Pennine mill town of Hebden Bridge. Over a period of five years, he documented the town in photographs, showing in particular the aspects of traditional life that were beginning to decline. Susie Parr, whom he had met in Manchester, joined him in documenting a year in the life of a small Methodist chapel, together with its farming community. In words and pictures, the Parrs vividly and affectionately document cobbled streets, flat-capped mill workers, hardy gamekeepers, henpecked husbands, and jovial shop owners
The last resort : photographs of New Brighton by Martin Parr ( Book )
14 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Martin Parr's 'The Last Resort' was first published and exhibited in 1986 it divided both critics and audience alike. Some saw it as the 'finest achievement to date' of colour photography in Britain whilst others viewed it as 'an aberration'. The book is now recognised as a 'classic'
Martin Parr by Val Williams ( Book )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cet album, publié à l'occasion de l'exposition qui lui est consacrée, en Allemagne de mai à juillet 2004, retrace la carrière de Martin Parr, photographe contemporain. V. Williams analyse son exploration documentaire de la culture populaire et de la société de consommation à travers le monde durant les trente dernières années
Fashion magazine by Martin Parr ( Book )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and French and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Parr by Parr : Quentin Bajac meets Martin Parr : discussions with a promiscuous photographer by Quentin Bajac ( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Martin Parr was born in Epsom in 1952. When he was a boy, his budding interest in the medium of photography was encouraged by his grandfather. Martin studied photography at Manchester Polytechnic, from 1970 to 1973 and since that time he has worked on numerous photographic projects. This book explores his work
Cinema 16 British short films ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
16 short films from both Britain's new talent and from successful filmmakers, including Chris Nolan (Memento, Insomnia, Batman Begins), Ridley Scott (Gladiator, Alien), Mike Leigh (Secrets and Lies) and Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot, The Hours)
Langweilige postkarten by Martin Parr ( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in German and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Davies, Martin Parr by John Davies ( Book )
5 editions published in 1999 in Italian and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Martin Parr
パー, マーティン
Languages
English (209)
German (21)
Italian (10)
Spanish (6)
French (5)
Japanese (1)
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