Artist | Martin Parr (*1952)

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Biography

Biography

1952 Born Epsom, London
1970 / 73 Studied photography at Manchester Polytechnic
1975 / 6 / 9 Arts Council of Great Britain Photography Award
1975/ 1982 Visiting lecturer at National College of Art and Design, Dublin
1975/ 1982 Visiting lecturer at Chelsea School of Art
1982 / 4 Visiting lecturer at School of Documentary Photography, Newport
1983 - Visiting lecturer, West Surrey College of Art and Design
1990 / 2 Visiting Professor of Photography, University of Industrial Arts, Helsinki
1994 Member of Magnum Agency

Photographs in the following collections

Photographs in the following collections

Arts Council of Great Britain - Union Bank of Finland, Helsinki - Museum for Fotokunst, Odense, Denmark - Victoria & Albert Museum, London - George Eastman House, Rochester - Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris - Museum of Modern Art, New York - Philadelphia Museum of Art - Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo - Calderdale Council, Hallfax - J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles - Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool . Kodak, France - Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany - Seagrams Collection, New York - Museum of Modern Art, Tempere, Finland - British Council, London - Irish Arts Council - Australian National Gallery - Paris Audiovisual - Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany - Yokohama Museum of Art, Japan - Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography

Publications

Publications

1982 Bad Weather, book, published by Zwemmers
1983 Calderdale Photographs, catalogue, published by Calderdale Council
1984 A Fair Day, book, published by Promenade Press
1984 Prescot Now and Then, catalogue, published by Merseyside County Council
1986 The Last Resort, book, published by Promenade Press
1986 The Actual Boot - the Photographic Postcard 1900-1920, book, published by jolly Editorial (with jack Stasiack)
1989 One Day Trip, catalogue, published by Editions de la Difference, Centre Regional de la Photographie, Nord Pas de Calais, France
1989 The Cost of Living, book, published by Cornerhouse Publications
1992 Signs of the Times, book, published by Cornerhouse Publications
1993 Bored Couples, catalogue, published by Gallery du jour, Paris
1993 Home and Abroad, book, published by jonathan Cape
1994 From A to B, book, published by BBC Books
1994 Small World, book, published by Dewi Lewis Publishing
1995 Untitled 'Food' catalogue, published by Gallery du jour, Paris
1997 West Bay, book, published by jonathan Stephenson, The Rocket Press

Selected Group Exhibitions

Selected Group Exhibitions

1972 Butlins by the Sea, Impressions Gallery, York
1978 Personal Views 1860-1977, British Council touring show
1978 Art for Society, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (catalogue)
1979 Three Perspectives on Photography, Hayward Gallery, London (catalogue)
1981 New Work in Britain, Photographers' Gallery, London
1982 Strategies - recent developments in British photography, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton (catalogue)
1985 Quelques Anglais, Centre Nationale de la Photographie, Paris
1986 British Contemporary Photography, Houston Foto Festival (catalogue)
1987 Attitudes to Ireland, Orchard Gallery, Derry, Northern Ireland
1987 Mysterious Coincidences, Photographers' Gallery, London (catalogue)
1987 Inscriptions and Inventions, British Council touring exhibition (catalogue)
1988 A British View, Museum for Gestalturg, Zurich (catalogue)
1989 Through the Looking Glass - British Photography 1945-1989, Barbican Centre, London (catalogue)
1989 The Art of Photography, Royal Academy of Arts, London (catalogue)
1989 Foto Biennale, Enschede (catalogue)
1990 The Past and Present of Photography, MOMA, Tokyo (catalogue)
1991 British Photography from the Thatcher Years, MOMA, New York (catalogue)
1991 Voir la Suisse Autrement, Fribourg, Switzerland (catalogue)
1992 Imagina, World Fair, Seville (catalogue)
1993 Photographs from the Real World, Lilliehammer Art Museum, Norway (catalogue)
1993 Sobre Santiago, Tres de Magnum (catalogue)
1994 European Photography Award 1985-1994, Kultur Zentrum, Bad Homburg, Germany (catalogue)
1995 Internationale Foto-Triennale, Esslingen, Germany (catalogue)
1997 Zürich, Kunsthaus, Zürich (catalogue)

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1974 Home Sweet Home, Impressions Gallery, York and Arnolfini, Bristol
1976 Beauty Spots, Impressions Gallery, York and subsequent tour
1977 Photographer's Gallery, London
1978 Fotomania Gallery, Barcelona, Spain
1981 The Non-Conformists, Camerawork, London
1982 Rural Irish Photographers, Nelkrug Gallery, New York
1982 Bad Weather, Photographers' Gallery, London and subsequent tour
1983 International Photography Festival, Malmo, Sweden
1984 British Photographic Art, Geology Museum, Peking, China
1984 A Fair Day, Orchard Gallery, Derry and subsequent tour
1985 George Eastman House, Rochester
1986 The Point of Sale, Salford City Art Gallery
1986 The Last Resort, Serpentine Gallery, London
1986 Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
1986 Arles Festival, France
1986 Fotograficentrum, Stockholm, Sweden
1986 Amsterdam Manifestation
1987 ICP Midtown, New York
1987 Spending Time, National Centre of Photography, Paris
1988 Kodak Gallery, Tokyo and Osaka
1989 The Cost of Living, Royal Photographic Society, Bath and subsequent tour
1991 Janet Borden, New York
1991 Gallery jacques Gordat, Paris
1992 Signs of the Times, Janet Borden, New York
1991 Kiek in de Kok Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
1993 A Year in the Life of Chew Stoke, Chew Stoke Village Hall, Bristol
1993 Bored Couples, Gallery du jour, Paris and subsequent tour
1993 Home and Abroad, Watershed Gallery, Bristol and international tour
1994 From A to B, 27 Welcome Break Service Stations, UK
1994 Curitiba Photo Festival, Brazil
1995 Small World, Photographers' Gallery, London
1995 Small World and From A to B, National Centre of Photography, Paris
1995 Gallery du jour, Paris
1996 Janet Borden, New York
1997 West Bay, Rocket Gallery, London

Selected Radio and Television Work

Selected Radio and Television Work

1986 Point of sale, Late Review, BBC 2
1989 3 November, interviewed by Colin Ford, Third Ear, BBC Radio 4
1989 Cost of Living, Late Show, BBC2
1992 Home and Abroad, 30 minute AV for Arles Festival
1995 18 August, Something to write home about - in search of British food, BBC Radio 4
1996 March, Martin Parr and the ladies of the valley, BBC Wales (40 minute film about Martin Parr's first film)
1997 June/July, UK Images, BBC2, 12 x 2 minute films, filmed by Martin Parr

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Exhibitions in artist-info 81 (S 31/ G 50) Did show together with - Top 5 of 1153 artists
(no. of shows) - all shows - Top 100
Rineke Dijkstra (8)- 137
Thomas Ruff (8)- 266
Paul Graham (8)- 67
Lee Friedlander (7)- 136
Robert Frank (7)- 114
Exhibitions by type
81:   31 / 22 / 25 / 3
Venues by type
61:   19 / 17 / 22 / 3
Curators 30
artist-info records Mar 1975 - Oct 2018
Countries - Top 5 of 13
Germany (22)
United Kingdom (16)
United States (13)
France (5)
Belgium (4)
Cities - Top 5 of 39
London (8)
New York (8)
Liverpool (5)
Paris (5)
Zürich (4)
Venues (no. of shows ) Top 5 of 61
Rocket Gallery (5)
André Simoens Gallery (4)
Maison Européenne de la Photographie - MEP (3)
Museum of Fine Arts Houston - MFAH (2)
Culturgest Lisboa (2)
Curators (no. of shows) Top 5 of 30
Thomas Weski(4), Jean-Christophe Blaser(3), William A. Ewing(3), Nathalie Herschdorfer(3), Val Williams(2)
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Die Zahl als Chiffre in der Kunst

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Leber, Christina (Curator)       +0
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The Thrill of the Chase

 - The Wagstaff Collection of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art G Sep 2016 - Dec 2016 Hartford (65) +0
Martineau, Paul (Curator)       +0
Art Collection Deutsche Börse - Artists S Apr 2015 - Apr 2015 Eschborn (1) +0
Walker Art Gallery G Feb 2015 - Jun 2015 Liverpool (6) +0
Galerie Kamel Mennour - Pont de Lodi S Nov 2014 - Jan 2015 Paris (2) +0
Sprengel Museum Hannover S Oct 2014 - Feb 2015 Hannover (202) +0
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