Art December, 22 2009

Martin Parr at Rocket Gallery

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Surrey-born Martin Parr took to photography as a young boy. He then studied the subject at Manchester Polytechnic, and has since become a Professor of Photography at The University of Wales, Newport campus.

Parr’s personal work takes a truly candid look at everyday life. Rocket Gallery is hosting a retrospective of Parr’s photographs, covering 25 years from 1975 to 2009. A single book, capturing the full scope of the photographers career is also on offer. (via Yatzer).

On view through January 31, 2009 at Rocket Gallery, Tea Building 56 Shoreditch High Street, London, E1.

Shots from inside Rocket Gallery follow.