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Inspired by Martin Parr

Born in 1952, Martin Parr has been a member of the Magnum agency since 1994. After studying photography at Manchester Polytechnic, he became interested in documentary photography very early on, through the work of Henri Cartier-Bresson.

A keen observer of Western society, Martin Parr comically denounces the excesses of mass tourism, the international jet set and the boredom that seems to emanate from it. His acute and sometimes ironic gaze focuses on little everyday events, from family reunions to sunbathing on British beaches, peri-urban zones to the consumerism of shopping centres.

He has published over 70 books on his work and has collaborated on over 30 titles on photography including The Photobook: A History and, more recently, Life’s a Beach, Martin Parr Paris, and Autoportrait by Éditions Xavier Barral. A great collector of postcards, photobooks and absurd objects, he revealed the twists and turns of his world during his touring exhibition “Planète Parr”, presented in Paris at the Jeu de Paume in 2009. He has received prestigious prizes, including that of the Royal Photographic Society and the Erich Salomon Prize (photojournalism).

Surfing on the wave of success, Martin Parr has inspired many of his peer photographers at a time when the abuses and reality of Western society beg to be denounced. Here is a selection.

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In time for Christmas
Jerome Liebling, Woman with Fur Coat, Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, Photography

Jerome Liebling

Woman with Fur Coat, Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, 1982
94 x 76 cm
Photography

€13 552

Jing Wang, Tu sais pourquoi je suis venue en France ?! , Photography

Jing Wang

Tu sais pourquoi je suis venue en France ?! , 2013
54 x 50 x 1 cm
Photography

€2 400

Karine Marenne, Museal Fitness 01, Photography

Karine Marenne

Museal Fitness 01, 2006
60 x 40 cm
Photography

€1 200

Paul-Louis Leger, Bain du 1er Janvier, Photography

Paul-Louis Leger

Bain du 1er Janvier, 2012
30 x 45 x 1 cm
Photography

€900

Karine Marenne, Caravan of Love 02, Photography

Karine Marenne

Caravan of Love 02, 2007
75 x 100 cm
Photography

€1 800

In time for Christmas
Gil Rigoulet, England 70'-80' #12, Photography

Gil Rigoulet

England 70'-80' #12, 1983
24 x 30 x 2 cm
Photography

€700

Lídia Vives, Playmate, Photography

Lídia Vives

Playmate, 2015
50 x 75 cm
Photography

€750

Lídia Vives, After School, Photography

Lídia Vives

After School, 2015
60 x 80 cm
Photography

€750

In time for Christmas
Matjaz Tancic, 3DPRK. Portraits from Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Photography

Matjaz Tancic

3DPRK. Portraits from Democratic People's Republic of Korea, 2014
60 x 90 cm
Photography

€900

In time for Christmas
Gil Rigoulet, England 70'-80' #3, Photography

Gil Rigoulet

England 70'-80' #3, 1983
50 x 60 x 3 cm
Photography

€1 500

Joost Wensveen, Blackrock, Photography

Joost Wensveen

Blackrock, 2015
50 x 75 cm
Photography

€1 500

Huw Morris, Car wash, Photography

Huw Morris

Car wash, 2013
51 x 78 cm
Photography

€750

In time for Christmas
Elliott Erwitt, Untitled, Photography

Elliott Erwitt

Untitled, 2000
40 x 57 x 1 cm
Photography

€2 150

Petros Chrisostomou, Wasted Youth (25 Ashbourne Ave), Photography

Petros Chrisostomou

Wasted Youth (25 Ashbourne Ave), 2008
100 x 80 x 5 cm
Photography

€4 500

Catherine Balet, Looking for the Masters in Ricardo's Golden Shoes #52 (Tribute to William Klein), Photography

Catherine Balet

Looking for the Masters in Ricardo's Golden Shoes #52 (Tribute to William Klein), 2016
24 x 30 x 4 cm
Photography

€900

Daniel Waks, La solitude, Photography

Daniel Waks

La solitude, 2015
60 x 60 cm
Photography

€1 500

Joshua Jensen Nagle, Washed away , Photography

Joshua Jensen Nagle

Washed away , 2015
108 x 142 x 4 cm
Photography

€6 000

Karine Marenne, Museal Fitness #02, Photography

Karine Marenne

Museal Fitness #02, 2006
40 x 60 cm
Photography

€1 200

Hans Kristian Riise, Asian tourist in front of Gudvangen, Photography

Hans Kristian Riise

Asian tourist in front of Gudvangen, 2014
64 x 79 x 3 cm
Photography

€2 000

Petros Chrisostomou, Duplicate, Photography

Petros Chrisostomou

Duplicate, 2010
35 x 27 cm
Photography

€1 500

Yang Du, Untitled #27, Tinnitus series, Photography

Yang Du

Untitled #27, Tinnitus series, 2015
30 x 40 cm
Photography

€800

Daniel Waks, Les jumelles, Photography

Daniel Waks

Les jumelles, 2015
60 x 55 cm
Photography

€1 500

Jean-Claude Deutsch, Tony Parker , Photography

Jean-Claude Deutsch

Tony Parker , 2004
50 x 60 cm
Photography

€2 500

Alberto Saleh, Kiss me girl, Photography

Alberto Saleh

Kiss me girl, 2016
50 x 70 x 5 cm
Photography

€3 000

Thiery Beyne, Back - 2, Photography

Thiery Beyne

Back - 2, 2015
90 x 60 x 2 cm
Photography

€1 300

Lídia Vives, The Rival, Photography

Lídia Vives

The Rival, 2015
50 x 80 cm
Photography

€750

Huw Morris, Birds eye view, Photography

Huw Morris

Birds eye view, 2015
75 x 100 x 4 cm
Photography

€750

Samuel Cueto, Les 4 règles de la sagesse pour les gars, Photography

Samuel Cueto

Les 4 règles de la sagesse pour les gars, 2014
40 x 50 cm
Photography

€550

Michael Serfaty, Escarpin, Photography

Michael Serfaty

Escarpin, 2014
60 x 80 cm
Photography

€1 694

Bryan François, Untilted, Photography

Bryan François

Untilted, 2016
35 x 40 x 2 cm
Photography

€300

José Nicolas, Burkina , Photography

José Nicolas

Burkina , 1998
60 x 90 x 3 cm
Photography

€2 600

Karine Marenne, Museal Fitness #04, Photography

Karine Marenne

Museal Fitness #04, 2006
40 x 60 cm
Photography

€1 200

Remi Rebillard, A portrait of love and loss, Photography

Remi Rebillard

A portrait of love and loss, 2014
72 x 105 cm
Photography

€2 600

Karine Marenne, Le nouvel humanisme 01, Photography

Karine Marenne

Le nouvel humanisme 01, 2008
90 x 90 cm
Photography

€2 000

Samuel Cueto, Pokerface, Photography

Samuel Cueto

Pokerface, 2014
40 x 50 cm
Photography

€450

Jasminka Keres, Brides 1, Photography

Jasminka Keres

Brides 1, 2013
60 x 90 x 3 cm
Photography

€1 694

Samuel Cueto, Dolce, Photography

Samuel Cueto

Dolce, 2014
50 x 40 cm
Photography

€450

Huw Morris, Same as it used to be, Photography

Huw Morris

Same as it used to be, 2015
75 x 100 x 4 cm
Photography

€750