Martin Parr

Here We Are: British photographers document ways of life – in pictures

Here We Are, Burberry’s exhibition of British social and documentary photography, features more than 200 works by, among others, Dafydd Jones, Bill Brandt, Brian Griffin, Shirley Baker, Jane Bown, Martin Parr, Jo Spence and Janette Beckman. The exhibition is divided into themes, and it also …

Photography

Kodak Recaptures The 'Moment'

Smart marketing in the past led “Kodak Moment” to become a part of the vernacular. But in a time when so many people take pictures on their phones — …

Kodak

New App Mines Your Phone and Facebook Feed For Forgotten “Kodak Moments”

But will it actually get you to buy more photo prints?<p>For many people, Kodak is a heritage brand synonymous with old school photography; a once massive brand cut down by the rise of digital culture. The company filed for bankruptcy in 2012, and sold off many of its patents. It then reemerged in …

Photography

Britain according to Burberry: Christopher Bailey on Martin Parr, Ken Russell, and sheepskin car coats

“The number one question I get asked,” says Burberry’s Christopher Bailey, “whether I’m on the street or in one of our shops or on social media, isn’t to do with the business side of the company, it’s what’s the inspiration behind our current collection? These are things people want to know, and …

Art

Mexico’s Arts Organizations Assess Damages as Death Toll from Major Earthquake Passes 250

POSTED September 21, 2017<p>Following a 7.1 magnitude earthquake that stuck Mexico early Tuesday afternoon leaving at least 250 dead and countless …

Museums

Kodak captures special ‘moments’ in its latest campaign

At one time, Kodak ruled the world of technological disruption with its camera and film developments. The advent of the internet and online photo …

Photography

Hull, Portrait of a City: Olivia Arthur and Martin Parr – Hull UK City of Culture 2017

World-class photographers give a unique insight into Hull culture.<p>Magnum Photos represents some of the world’s most renowned photographers. Capturing …

Street Photography

Martin Parr: we don’t appreciate British photography enough

As the photographer announces the opening of his own foundation, he shares how he plans to elevate homegrown talent<p>19September 2017<p>“I hope it’ll be a place where people can take photography seriously,” says Martin Parr, his distinctive forthrightness in full swing. “A place where people come and …

Street Photography

12 ways the BBC is more ridiculous than W1A

As the Beeb-satirising mockumentary W1A returns for a third series, we reveal 12 occasions where the truth was stranger than spoof.<p>1) The house that Beeb built<p><b>In the show:</b> All new BBC staff attend a “digital handshake session, run by the technical services choreographer” showing them how to work …

TV

Photo Insight with Harry Borden: Martin Parr

<b>What happened when Harry Borden met the man who changed the face of British documentary photography?</b><p>I first saw Martin Parr’s work in 1986, when I …

Photography

Are fashion and art collaborations worth the hype? | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

Fashion and art have long striven for legitimacy, and share an increasingly undefinable border. Fashion houses are increasingly keen to close the gap …

Art

Martin Parr to open centre of documentary photographer in Bristol

The leading British documentary photographer Martin Parr will open his foundation in Bristol to the public, starting at the end of October with a …

Street Photography

New home for the photos that showed the British what we're really like

Martin Parr is arguably Britain's greatest living photographer, having spent more than 40 years documenting social conditions in Britain. Taken …

Street Photography

The Shutter Speed Redemption – from ex-convict to celebrated street photographer

<b>For ex-convict Donato Di Camillo, photography has provided him with a new purpose in life, as he tells Geoff Harris</b><p>One of the joys of photography is …

Street Photography

Martin Parr pays tribute to Scotland in new photo book

Martin Parr has been taking pictures of Scotland for over 25 years now. As a result, the much-loved photographer has built an incredible body of …

Street Photography

10 Documentary Photography Books You Must Own

The purpose of documentary photography, or photojournalism, is to objectively reproduce various aspects of society through the chronicle of images of …

Street Photography

Tate acquires Martin Parr's 12,000-strong photobook collection

The move makes Tate one of the leading institutions in terms of photobooks, and will make the archive publicly accessible for the first time<p>“I have …

Street Photography

'Secret life' of Oxford University on show in exhibition

<b>Photographs revealing the "secret life" of Oxford University have gone on display.</b><p>The 69 images taken over three years by British photographer Martin Parr are on show at Oxford's Weston Library.<p>From 2014 to 2016 Parr was given access to balls, sporting events, student rituals, cutting-edge research …

Street Photography

The 10 best things to do this week: Stewart Lee, Mother! and Scythians

The standup continues his tour, Darren Aronofsky’s psychological horror opens and the British Museum uncovers Siberia’s ancient warrior tribes<p>Comedy<p><b>Stewart Lee</b><br>Lee’s ongoing Content Provider show comes with some advice via his website: “Leave voters planning to walk out in disgust will need to book …

Culture

Martin Parr curates 25 years of photographing Scotland in latest book Think of Scotland

“I love Scotland and cannot keep away,” says Martin Parr on his latest publication <i>Think of Scotland</i>. “So I have had many holidays there. Actually, …

Street Photography

31 Amazing Candid Photographs That Capture Everyday Life in Liverpool in the Early 1980s

The 1980s saw Liverpool's fortunes sink to their lowest postwar point. Although the 1970s, along with the rest of Britain, had brought economic …

Street Photography

Burberry is making a major change at London Fashion Week

And we’re all for it<p>It’s out with the old and in with the new for Burberry, who have just announced a brand new venue for their London Fashion Week …

London Fashion Week

‘Here We Are’: when Burberry celebrates British photography

CULTURE SEE<p>Burberry’s Creative Director Christopher Bailey is paying homage to British photographers at an exhibition at the location for the next …

Mode

Burberry to put on a major photographic exhibition

The house also revealed its new September show space<p>Burberry has announced the location of its upcoming September show and has also revealed plans to …

Fashion (UK)

New Burberry exhibition co-curated by Alasdair McLellan

Here We Are features the work of over 30 documentary photographers including Martin Parr, Brian Griffin and Dafydd Jones<p>Since joining the new wave of see-now-buy-now brands, Burberry has been making a case for merging the worlds of art, fashion and photography. Following the most recent …

Street Photography

All Change: Burberry Unveils September Show News

IT's so long Maker's House, hello Old Sessions House this afternoon, as Burberry has announced the location of its forthcoming September show. The …

Street Photography

Burberry September 2017 show: Everything we know so far

Burberry's third dual-gender "see now, buy now" show is coming to London on 16 September 2017 - and we're bringing you all the details as they happen …

Street Photography

Christopher Bailey, Lucy Kumara Moore and Alasdair McLellan are co-curating an exhibition for Burberry

This afternoon, Burberry announced that it is to host a major photography exhibition exploring British life.Read more

Street Photography

The iconic photographers who played with their food

Nobuyoshi Araki, Martin Parr, Sarah Lucas, and more, prove that food has more function than to simply feed<p>21August 2017<p>One of the earliest things my mother told me was to not play with my food. As a basic human need, food is meant to be prepared and consumed. It’s <i>not</i> for fun, and it’s not a …

Street Photography

PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS 101: Chapter 7: Why Should Someone Attend Your Workshop?

RED ERIC KIM by CINDY NGUYENOk, if you are reading this, you might want to make money from photography, and possibly workshops. But… don’t just think …

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