Fine Art Friday | Martin Parr

Martin Parr is a british documentary photographer. He is well recognized for his comedic, lifestyle shots. Parr was born in Epsom, Surrey, UK.

He developed his love for photography when he was a young boy, after being encouraged by his grandfather an avid, amateur photographer.Parr went on to study photography at Manchester Polytechnic in 1970. Parr has worked on many projects since then all around the world. His photographs are quirky, fun, and innovative.

“With photography, I like to create fiction out of reality. I try and do this by taking society’s natural prejudice and giving this a twist.” – Martin Parr (Magnum photos)

 

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To learn more about Martin Parr or to view more of his photographs we suggest you check out his website listed below!

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