Martin Parr: Life's a Beach

Editore: Aperture
ISBN 10: 1597112240 / ISBN 13: 9781597112246
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Riassunto: In the United Kingdom, one is never more than 75 miles away from the coast. With this much shoreline, it's not surprising that there should be a thriving British tradition of seaside photography. American photographers may have invented street photography, but according to photographer Martin Parr, "in the U.K., we have the beach!" Here, he asserts, people can relax, be themselves and indulge in mildly eccentric British behavior. Parr has been photographing this subject for many decades, in close-ups of sun bathers, rambunctious swimmers caught mid-plunge and the eternal sandy picnic. (His career, in fact, could be traced back to the 1986 publication of The Last Resort, which depicted the seaside resort of New Brighton, near Liverpool.) This compilation presents photos of beachgoers on far-flung shores, including those of Argentina, Brazil, China, Spain, Italy, Latvia, Japan, the United States, Mexico, Thailand and of course, the U.K. Published to accompany the launch of an exhibition at the Lyon Photo Festival, this book brings to the forefront Parr's engagement with a cherished subject. Featuring a Japanese binding and a front cover embossed with a seashell pattern, each copy of this ultra-collectible publication contains unique, beach-related paper ephemera from Parr's own collection. The photographs themselves are inserted in die-cut slots, and protected by glassine pages.
Martin Parr (born 1952) is recognized and admired internationally as a brilliant satirist of contemporary life. The author of over 30 photography books, including Common Sense, Our True Intent Is All for Your Delight and Boring Postcards, his photographs have been collected by museums worldwide, including the Getty Museum in Los Angeles, New York's Museum of Modern Art and the Tate Modern, London. His retrospective continues to tour major museums around the world since opening at the Barbican Art Gallery, London, in 2002. Parr is a member of Magnum Photos.

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Titolo: Martin Parr: Life's a Beach
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Martin Parr
Editore: Aperture, New York (2012)
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Descrizione libro Aperture, New York, 2012. hardcover. Condizione libro: fine. First edition. Limited edition of 1000 signed and numbered. This is copy 0633. Custom paper slipcase with book designed by Xabier Barral. 98 plates. Still in shrinkwrap. Fine condition. Codice libro della libreria 3618

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Descrizione libro Aperture, U.S.A., 2012. Hardcover. Condizione libro: As New. 1st Edition. Limited Slipcase Edition of 1000 numbered and signed copies. As new. Unread. Parr has also signed the slipcase. Signed by Author(s). Codice libro della libreria 004142

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Descrizione libro Aperture 2012-10-31, 2012. Hardcover. Condizione libro: good. Special edition. 1597112240. Codice libro della libreria 692879

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Parr, Martin
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Descrizione libro New York City, NY: Xavier Barral/Aperture Foundation, 2012. Hardcover. Condizione libro: As New. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Signed. Unpaginated. Published in 2012. Retrospective collection of color photographs, presented as an Artist Book. One of Martin Parr's finest achievements. Limited Slipcased Edition of 1000 numbered and signed copies. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions, particularly the regular trade edition, which is different from and inferior to this Artist Book. The Limited Edition is now rare. A brilliant production by Martin Parr and Xavier Barral: Oversize-volume format. Pale yellow cloth boards with titles printed on pink paper that is pasted in front. The book design is that of a full-fledged photo album, complete with black string-tied spine, tissue-paper overlay on each page, and scrapbook hinges upon each photograph within. Photographs by Martin Parr. Apart from each photograph's caption, there is no text. Cardboard Slipcase with titles on pink paper pasted on one side. Printed by Xavier Barral to the highest standards. In publisher's original plastic wrappers. Without DJ, as issued. Presents, in a Limited Edition format, Martin Parr's "Life's A Beach". One of the prolific photographer's best books. "In the United Kingdom, one is never more than seventy-five miles away from the coast. With this much shoreline, it's not surprising that there is a strong British tradition of photography by the seaside. American photographers may have given birth to street photography. But according to Martin Parr, 'in the UK, we have the beach'. There, people can relax, be themselves, and show off all those traces of mildly eccentric British behavior. Parr has been photographing this subject for many decades, documenting all aspects of the tradition. This obsession has led Parr to photograph beaches across the world: Photos of beach-goers on far-flung shores, including Argentina, Brazil, China, Spain, Italy, Latvia, Japan, the United States, Mexico, Thailand, among others. Immersing us in the rituals and traditions associated with beach life the world over" (Publisher's blurb). Martin Parr's breakthrough was "The Last Resort" (1986), which depicts the seaside resort of New Brighton. He has photographed many other subjects since then. But he keeps coming back, inescapably, to his true subject because it is his original inspiration: In case you hadn't noticed, the saturated colors of Parr's entire body of work, now identified with him/is his "trademark" as our colorist-photographer, derive from the beach, in all its sunburned intensity. "The British approach to sunburn was simple: Get out there and upgrade yesterday's patchy burns into something of more uniform severity" (Jonathan Lee on New Brighton). An absolute "must-have" title for Martin Parr collectors. This copy is one of the Limited Slipcased Edition, indicated/serial-numbered as such on both the Cardboard Slipcase and the Back Limitation Page. It is very prominently, neatly, and beautifully signed in green pen-marker in front by Martin Parr. This title is an indispensable Parr collection and a great photography book. This is one of very few copies of the Limited Edition still available online, is still in the publisher's original plastic wrappers, and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. Please note: Copies available online command as much as $500. This is offered at the Aperture Foundation's original list price (which the publisher no longer does). As such, it is an accessible and lovely alternative. A rare signed copy thus. 98 color plates. The most influential and most important British photographer of our time. A fine collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER MARTIN PARR TITLES IN OUR CATALOG) ISBN 1597112240. Signed by Author. Codice libro della libreria 20306

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Descrizione libro Aperture, New York, 2012. First edition. Oblong hardcover. Copy 336 of 1000. An elaborate production that resembles a photo album with tissue overlays and includes 98 color plates. A very fine copy in a very fine cardboard slipcase that is still in the original shrinkwrap. Signed by Parr. Codice libro della libreria 132179

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Descrizione libro Aperture, 2012. Hardcover in slipcase. Condizione libro: New. First Edition, First Printing. SIGNED COPY New York: Aperture, 2012. First edition. Oblong hardcover in cardboard slipcase. Limited SIGNED edition of 1000 copies. An elaborate production that resembles a photo album with tissue overlays and includes 98 color plates.BOOK CONDITION: New/Fine A very fine copy in a very fine cardboard slipcase that is still in the original shrinkwrap. SIGNED. Codice libro della libreria 694

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Descrizione libro Aperture Foundation, Inc, New York, 2012. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 1st Edition. First edition, first printing. Limited edition of 1000 signed and numbered copies. Hardcover; no dust jacket as issued; contained in a custom paper slipcase. Photographs by Martin Parr. Designed by Xavier Barral. Unpaginated, with 98 four-color plates. 9-5/8 x 12-1/2 inches.Published on the occasion of an international traveling exhibition. New in publisher's shrink wrap. From the publisher: "In the United Kingdom, one is never more than seventy-five miles away from the coast. With this much shoreline, it's not surprising that there is a strong British tradition of photography by the seaside. American photographers may have given birth to street photography, but according to photographer Martin Parr, 'in the UK, we have the beach!' Here, he asserts, people can relax, be themselves, and show off all those traces of mildly eccentric British behavior.Parr has been photographing this subject for many decades, documenting all aspects of the tradition. His international career, in fact, could well be traced to the launch of The Last Resort, a 1986 book depicting the seaside resort of New Brighton, near Liverpool. What may be less known is that this obsession has led Parr to photograph beaches across the world. This compilation, his first on the topic, presents photos of beachgoers on far-flung shores, including Argentina, Brazil, China, Spain, Italy, Latvia, Japan, the United States, Mexico, Thailand, and of course, the UK, among others. This book shows Parr at his best, startling us with the moments of captured absurdity and immersing us in the rituals and traditions associated with beach life the world over." Signed by Author. Codice libro della libreria 110415

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