Martin Parr is one of the most well-known documentary photographers of his generation. The author of more than 90 books and the editor of 30 others, he has firmly established his photographic legacy.
He has also curated two photography festivals: Arles in 2004 and the Brighton Biennial in 2010. More recently, he curated the Barbican exhibition, Strange and Familiar. He has been a member of the Magnum agency since 1994 and is currently its President. In 2013 he was appointed visiting professor of photography at the University of Ulster.
Parr’s work has been collected by many of the major museums, including the Tate, the Pompidou, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York.