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

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C-Print

EUR 750

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Takashi Murakami

Doraemon: Sitting Up: Weeping Some, Laughing Some, 2020

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Takashi Murakami

Doraemon Sitting Up: A Pleasant Day Under The Blue Sky, 2020

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Takashi MURAKAMI | Saved by Dokodemo Door (Anywhere Door) | Offset Print available for sale on composition gallery

Takashi Murakami

Saved By Dokodemo Door (Anywhere Door), 2020

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Takashi Murakami

DOB Rainbow, 2020

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