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Magnum photographer Olivia Arthur on photographing the people of Hull with Martin Parr

<i>Top image: G W Glenton’s fish shop. Billy Glenton. Hessle Road, Hull 2017 © Martin Parr / Magnum Photos.</i><p>Best known for the Humber Bridge, its …

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AI-AP | Pro Photo Daily » What We Learned This Week: The Photo Books of the Year, and a Man Ray Record

This week the photo world celebrated in Paris.<p>The annual Paris Photo art fair featured 190 exhibitions from 29 countries, as well as talks and a …

Photography

A short history of flash photography

Flash gets a bad press for its invasiveness – yet it brings a form of democracy to the material world<p>All photography requires light, but the light used in flash photography is unique — shocking, intrusive and abrupt. It’s quite unlike the light that comes from the sun, or even from ambient …

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A Mouthwatering History of Photography

From subtle to surreal, here are eleven innovative ways that artists have pictured food.<p>By Susan Bright<p>Wladimir Schohin, <i>Stilleben</i>, 1910<br>Courtesy …

Art

hull, portrait of a city

As Hull’s year as the City of Culture 2017 draws to a close, we explore the city’s cultural legacy with photographers Martin Parr and Olivia Arthur, and artist Scott King.<p>When Hull was awarded the title of City of Culture 2017, it was met with scepticism by the rest of the country (see:</i> …

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Photography as a Feast for the Eyes

On November 10th at the Shakespeare and Company café in Paris, Susan Bright (author of <i>Feast for the Eyes</i>), Denise Wolff (editor of <i>Feast for the Eyes</i>) and Matthieu Nicol (a cookbook collector) will gather for an event around the photographs that appear in cookbooks. This event will follow the …

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Announcing the Martin Parr Coloring Book Contest!

Photography and Pop-culture buffs, get out your crayons and colored pencils! Martin Parr’s colorful and tongue-in-cheek photographs have been …

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Grab Prints by Top Contemporary Photographers through the Magnum and Aperture "Great Journeys" Print Sale

<i>Photos by Alex Webb and Mary Ellen Mark courtesy of “Great Journeys” Magnum Photos Square Print Sale with Aperture Foundation</i><p>If you’ve been wanting …

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Photographer's love of remote Scottish postboxes

<b>A photographer is sharing his interest in red postboxes in some of the UK's most dramatic landscapes.</b><p>Martin Parr's collection of images were taken during holidays in the Scottish Highlands and Islands with his wife, Susie.<p>The couple travelled across the Highlands mainland and also visited many …

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Paris Photo

Visit Aperture Foundation at booth F07 during the 21st edition of Paris Photo, an international art fair dedicated to the photographic medium, a key …

Photography

On eBay, a Fantastical, Earnest World of Haunted Dolls

The doll’s hooded blue eyes and pursed lips are framed by the jagged bangs of a white-blond pageboy haircut. The eBay listing warns, “Haunted Doll Dakota Spirit Child *Very Active* *Experienced Only*.” In the description below, the seller, ackiej25, explains that the doll is embodied by the spirit …

Culture

Martin Parr Presents an Index of Scotland’s Red Postboxes

In a newly released photo-book, Martin Parr documents the dreary Scottish landscape permeated with flashes of postbox red<p>Anyone who has had the …

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The Martin Parr Coloring Book!

Photography and Pop-culture buffs, get out your crayons and colored pencils! Martin Parr’s colorful and tongue-in-cheekphotographs—his comedy of …

Art

So, what is your goal with street photography?

Let’s try to make a reasoned motivation for photographers documenting today on the streets. <b><br>Motivation: I was asked a lot of time about this in</b> …

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The Photographer Martin Parr Has a New Foundation—and He’s Using It to Make Chris Killip Famous

Art World<p>The Magnum photographer will promote Britain's undervalued documentary photographers—but who will save their archives?<p>,<p>The Magnum …

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Highland fling: Martin Parr scours loch and glen in an ode to Scotland

What do you think of, when you think of Scotland? This is the question Martin Parr puts to us in his latest book of photographs, taken in Scotland over a period of 25 years, the third in his series contemplating cultural clichés today. (So far, he has captured England and Germany with his …

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The Highland Life: Martin Parr’s Scotland

A new book from Martin Parr, the Magnum Photo member and long-time documentarian of cultural quirk and spectacle, gathers together 25 years of images …

Street Photography

The Martin Parr Coloring Event!

For more information, visit tate.org.uk.<p><b>About The Martin Parr Coloring Book!</b><p>Martin Parr’s colorful and tongue-in-cheek photographs—his comedy of …

Art

Why You Must Kill Your Masters in Photography

Elegance. Woman with umbrella. Seoul, 2009Find inspiration from the masters of photography, but never become their slave.<b>New Book: MASTERS by</b> …

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What Really Inspires You to Photograph?

Golden Triangle x Annette KimIf you truly understand, learn, and discover <i>why</i> you make pictures — you will NEVER RUN OUT OF INSPIRATION!<b>New Book:</b> …

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The 21 Things You Need To See, Read, Hear And Visit This Winter

Your definitive guide to the best in culture for the closing months of 2017<p>As far as entertainment to be watched, read and listened to goes, it feels …

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The only photos you need to see from last month

Growing up gay in one of Israel’s strictest cities, capturing West Africa’s rebels and dreamers of the 60s and 70s, and Rose McGowan shares her thoughts on an iconic image from Nan Goldin<p>17October 2017<p>Sory Sanlé’s black and white portraits capture the zeitgeist of West Africa in the 60s and 70s. …

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Ade Andryani: Kampung Aquarium Nowadays

Tell us a little bit about yourself<p>My name is Ade Andryani (b. 1993) lives in Jakarta, Indonesia. I have graduated as a pharmacy degree and now works …

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New photos of British teens by Martin Parr and Olivia Arthur

England’s city of Hull has been in a state of flux since it was heavily bombed in World War II. Located four hours north of London, Hull revived itself over the 50s-60s, and in 2001, it received its landmark, The Deep: the world’s only submarium. A decade-and-a-half later, in 2017, Hull is …

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Stunning photos show how American food consumption has changed in the past 100 years

In the book, Bright acknowledges the importance that food has on culture. 'Food can signify a lifestyle or a nation, hope or despair, hunger or …

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Photography on a Postcard offers the chance to buy a Martin Parr or Wolfgang Tillmans original for £50

Theprintspace in Shoreditch will be opening its doors on 12 October for an exhibition entitled <i>Photography on a Postcard.</i> The show features the work …

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martin parr and wolfgang tillmans in secret auction to fight hepatitis C

guess who? famous names exhibit alongside emerging artists in anonymous exhibition aiming to eliminate the condition by 2030.The post martin parr and …

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Independence day: the rise of the alternative fashion magazine

An image of a bare tree branch festooned with human hair probably isn’t what you’d expect to find in a beauty magazine. Nor is an informal shoot of …

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The Luxurious, Eco-Friendly Underwear Brand You Need to Know

Subdued glamour and everyday elegance are front and centre for ELLISS, your new favourite London-based lingerie brand<p><b>Who is it?</b> <br>London-based …

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