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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Arne QUINZE | My home

Arne Quinze

My Home, My House, My Stilt House, 2010

Limited Edition Print

Digital Print On Paper

EUR 1,500

Victor VASARELY | Vilag | Screen-print available for sale on composition gallery

Victor Vasarely

Vilag

Limited Edition Print

Screen-print

EUR 2,300

Peter DOIG | House of paintings (Haus der Bilder) | Etching available for sale on composition gallery

Peter Doig

House Of Paintings (Haus Der Bilder), 2004

Limited Edition Print

Etching

EUR 1,900

Javacheff CHRISTO | Wrapped Walkways Detail WW-451 | Photograph available for sale on composition gallery

Javacheff Christo

Wrapped Walkways Detail WW-451

Limited Edition Print

Photograph

EUR 11,000