london: martin parr

© martin parr - photo from the 'last resort' series [1986] the agnès b. boutique in covent garden joins london's fashion's night out program on thu - sep 8 [6pm-late] with a unique in-store exhibition of martin parr, one of our fav artists. parr truly is a chronicler of our time, documenting the world with a unique perspective of the human species and their habitat. at first glance, his photos seem exaggerated or even grotesque, but also sensitise our subconscious. and once we've seen his photographs, we keep on discovering these images over and over again in our daily lives and recognising ourselves within them. the show is held over three floors, with works from the flower series to be shown on the first floor, the last resort on the second floor and bored couples and sign of the times on the top floor. mind you, all works are from designer agnès b.'s private photo collection. location: 35-36 floral street [covent garden].
© martin parr - photo from the 'sign of the times' series [1992]