Martin Parr

(British, born 1952)

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Martin Parr

Sedlescombe, 2000

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Martin Parr

West Bay, 1996

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Biography

Timeline

1952
Born in Epsom, Surrey, UK
1970 - 1973
Studied Photography, Manchester Polytechnic, Manchester, UK
1975
Received the Arts Council of Great Britain Photography Award
Moved to Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire and started the Abert Street Workshop
1994
Became member of Magnum Photos
2004
Served as guest artistic director for Rencontres d'Arles
Appointed professor of Photography at the University of Wales

Exhibitions

2009
Planète Parr PARR, Musée du Jeu de Paume, Paris, France
2008 - 2009
Fashion and Luxury, André Simoens Gallery, Knokke, Belgium
2008
The Third Line Gallery, Dubai (solo exhibition)
Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden (solo exhibition)
ROSEGALLERY, Santa Monica, CA
Stedelijk Museum Post, Amsterdam
Momentum Photographie/Editionen, Vienna, Austria (solo exhibition)
2007
Villa Grisebach Auktionen, Berlin, Germany
ArteF Fine Art Photography Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
Galeria Espacio Minimo, Madrid, Spain (solo exhibition)
Rocket Gallery, London, UK (solo exhibition)
2006
Brandts Museet for Fotokunst, Odense (solo exhibition)
MADRE Museo d'Arte Donna Regina, Napoli, Italy
Palais des Beaux-Arts/Bozar, Bruxelles, Belgium
2005
The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
2004
Galerie du Jour agnes b., Paris, France
Metronom-Fundacio Rafael Tous d'Art Contemporani, Barcelona, Spain
Small World, Explorafoto, Salamanca, Spain
Photographic Festival, Skopelos, Greece
Chapelle de l’Ancien Carmel de Tarbes, France
Maison de la Culture d’Amiens, France
The Photographers' Gallery, London, UK
Retrospective, Martin Parr Photoworks 1971–2000, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
2003
Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY
Tate Modern, London, UK
Retrospective, Martin Parr Photoworks 1971–2000, Museo Nacional de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
Retrospective, Martin Parr Photoworks 1971–2000, Kunsthal, Rotterdam, Netherlands
National Museum of Photography, Copenhagen, Denmark
2002
Retrospective, Martin Parr Photoworks 1971–2000, Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK
Retrospective, Martin Parr Photoworks 1971–2000, National Museum of Photography, Film and Television, Bradford, UK
2000
Autoportrait & Flowers, Galerie du Jour, Paris, France
Think of England, Rocket Gallery, London, UK

Public Collections

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Australian National Gallery, Canberra, Australia
Irish Arts Council, Dublin, Ireland
British Council, London, UK
Museum of Modern Art, Tempere, Finland
Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
Kodak, France
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK
Getty Museum, Malibu, CA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Literature

2006
The Photobook : A History, Vol II (with Gerry Badger), Phaidon, UK
Signes des temps, Textuel, France
2005
Fashion Magazine, Magnum Photos, France
Martin Parr vu par..., Point de Vues, France
2004
The Photobook : A History, Vol I (with Gerry Badger), Phaidon, UK; (Le Livre de photographies : Une Histoire, Vol I) Phaidon, France
2002
Martin Parr, Phaidon, UK; Phaidon, France
2000
Think of England, Phaidon, UK
Martin Parr: Autoportrait, Dewi Lewis Publishing, UK
1999 - 2001
Boring Postcards, Phaidon, UK; (Langweilige Postkarten) Germany
Flowers, Browns and Trebruk, UK