vrijdag 13 juni 2008

Martin Parr obsession, collecting & library of photobooks Photography

Watching the Parade, West-End, Newcastle, 1980 © Chris Killip (from Parrworld)

Visitors to Munich’s Haus der Kunst might be surprised at the wide range of objects currently on display, including bland postcards of motorways, kitsch Spice Girls memorabilia, rare photographic books and prime examples of British documentary photography. They are all part of Parrworld, an exhibition celebrating the work of Martin Parr and what he calls his “strong collecting gene”. Read more ... & Martin Parr polarises the world of photography ...

Ed Ruscha: artist's books

Limbo! Limbo! ©John Hinde (from Parrworld)

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