An active member of the prestigious Magnum photo agency since 1994, Parr is Britain’s foremost contemporary photographer, taking photographs for thirty-five years. His retrospective in China will immerse the spectator into Parr’s imagination through a selection of 300 photographs from the renowned series Common Sense, Last Resort, Small World, Luxury and Bored Couples.
Martin Parr has been the first one to show the transition from the industrial economy to a market oriented society, taking a critical stance on consumerism and globalization.
Martin Parr in Beijing
Date: September 12th – December 9th, 2009
Place: Galerie Paris-Beijing
Address: The 798 Art District, Dashanzi, 4 Jiuxianqiao Road, Chaoyang, 100015 Beijing
Tel: +86 (0)10 5978 9262
Text: mariko takei