Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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Martin Parr

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Martin Parr is a documentary photographer whose projects are a comically unflinching and anthropological study of the British class system. His visual style employs close ups of everyday life using saturated color to accentuate the realism of his photographs. Parr's seminal series The Last Resort, 1982-85, was a searing exploration of the working classes holidaying at a seaside resort.
 
« Part of the role of photography is to exaggerate, and that is an aspect that I have to puncture. »
Martin Parr
The exhibition was heralded as a turning point in British documentary photography in its style and use of color which until that point had been a primarily monochrome genre. He cited the influence of US photographers such as Joel Meyerowitz and William Eggleston both known for their ground-breaking use of color photography.
 
« Photographers never want to talk about the fact that they may well be in decline. It's the greatest taboo subject of all. »
Martin Parr

In 1989 Parr released his next major exhibition, The Cost of Living, a study of an increasingly prosperous middle class under Thatcherism. Exploring mainly the southwest of England the work chronicled the lives of a growing social class participating in every day activities such as garden parties, shopping, and Read More

Martin Parr

#27, 2015

Photography

C-Print

EUR 750

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Robert INDIANA | Book of Love portfolio | Silkscreen available for sale on composition gallery

Robert Indiana

Book Of Love Portfolio, 1996

Limited Edition Print

Silkscreen

USD 135,000

Nobuyoshi ARAKI | Winter love #8 | Mixed Media available for sale on composition gallery

Nobuyoshi Araki

Winter Love #8, 2004

Photography

Mixed Media

USD 4,100

Alex KATZ | Day Lily II | Lithograph available for sale on composition gallery

Alex Katz

Day Lily II, 1969

Limited Edition Print

Lithograph

USD 10,200

Jim DINE | Black and White Blossom | Mixed Media available for sale on composition gallery

Jim Dine

Black And White Blossom, 1986

Limited Edition Print

Mixed Media

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