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Future Now 2020: Martin Parr

Martin Parr is one of the world’s most celebrated documentary photographers. He will discuss a distinguished career at Future Now 2020.

Martin Parr: Early Observations

Known best for honest and often critical portrayals of the Great British public, Martin Parr has been unafraid to capture humanity through his vision.

Martin Parr: Work and Leisure, A Hepworth Wakefield Touring Exhibition

The photographs of rural Yorkshire made by Martin Parr now lie at the heart of the Hepworth touring exhibition Martin Parr: Work and Leisure, at Firstsite.

Review of The Art of Dining: Say Cheese – The world of Martin Parr in five courses

It’s one of life’s niggles that food never looks quite as good as it does in the picture. Be it glamorised packaging or botched recipe attempts, so often one is left thoroughly underwhelmed.

Every Man and Woman is a Star: Martin Parr and Tom Wood at Walker Art Gallery

From young couples kissing on a dingy dance floor to the faded grandeur of a seaside town, an exhibition of work by acclaimed photographers Martin Parr and Tom Wood finds beauty in the ordinary.

Home, Sweet Home? Bristol & West: Photography by Martin Parr | M Shed | Bristol

Text by Bethany Rex Based in a converted 1950s goods shed, M Shed will exhibit a major retrospective of Martin Parr’s work, shown in Bristol…

Working Men’s Clubs Through The Eyes of Martin Parr

Following Aesthetica’s feature on Martin Parr’s Parrworld at BALTIC last year, we take a look at his new show Working Men’s Clubs. Martin Parr’s inimitable…

Parrworld Is A Hit – Martin Parr at BALTIC

Last night, we headed up to BALTIC in Gateashead for the opening of Parrworld, and I was not disappointed. I left the show feeling inspired…

The World of Martin Parr

Martin Parr is known for his satirical documentation of contemporary British life. Opening this autumn at Baltic is Luxury, a collection of over 40 works.

Johnny Parry Chamber Orchestra

Johnny Parry is the founder of Lost Toys Records and has played with a number of acclaimed musicians including Beth Orton and Talvin Singh, as well as Turner Prize winning artist Martin Creed.

Exploring the Metropolis

Jens Liebchen creates “drive-by photography” – capturing the Los Angeles’ vast highways and boulevards as he moves through them at pace.

Art, Life, Imitation

“Life imitates art far more than art imitates life.” European Cultural Centre’s exhibition in Venice examines the world through this lens.

Industry and Humanity

Martin Parr Foundation’s latest photography exhibition considers how people, the environment and its resources are tightly interwoven.

Creating an Archive

The American South has diverse and complex histories. What happens when 16 photographers are invited to picture the region over 25 years?


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Laying the Foundations

Gulnara Samoilova is determined to spotlight women photographers, from IG to the gallery, and now, with a groundbreaking publication.

5 Online Photography Shows

This selection of digital shows provides respite and inspiration: embracing home, exploring our relationship with nature and reflecting inwards.

Floral Imagination

Flowers have had a significant presence in throughout art history, from painting to digital renders. A new book examines their enduring appeal.

Aesthetica Art Prize: Top Tips

Get inspired to enter the Aesthetica Art Prize. We share five key pieces of advice to inform your submission to the international award.

A Sense of Place

Bristol Photo Festival’s inaugural edition creates a space to reconsider social and historical landscapes in the city and around the world.

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