Martin Parr - SPOTLIGHT: Photographs from A Private London Collection Online Auction London Friday, July 7, 2023 | Phillips

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  • “Parr's signature is his ability not only to isolate the most evocative of human details, but to elevate such visual fragments to that of the wider societal signpost or glyph ”
    —Dan Rule

    Born in 1952, Martin Parr became a documentary photographer at an early age, shining a light on the eccentricities of Britain and beyond. Employing a macro lens and a palate of highly saturated colours, Parr places his subjects ‘under the microscope,’ capturing the full array of British life. Parr was celebrated at this year’s edition of Photo London where he was awarded the accolade of Master of Photography. In 2019 the National Portrait Gallery, London, mounted a retrospective exhibition of Parr’s work titled, aptly, Only Human

    • Provenance

      Directly from the artist



Lot offered with No Reserve

Bad Fallingbostel Camp, Germany

Archival pigment print, mounted.
51 x 76 cm (20 1/8 x 29 7/8 in.)
Signed in ink, printed title, date and number 3/10 on an artist label accompanying the work.

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£2,000 - 3,000 •♠

Sold for £1,080

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SPOTLIGHT: Photographs from A Private London Collection Online Auction

7 - 14 July 2023