Assorted Cocktail. The exhibition introduces the work of the British documentary photographer from the years 1983-2004 including such significant thematic cycles as "Last Resort", "Small World", "Common Sense", "Think of England" and others. He focuses on the topics of mass consumption, tourism, and communication and he explores national stereotypes and the growing uniformity of today's global world.
The DOX Centre for Contemporary Art presents an extensive exhibition of British documentary photographer Martin Parr, a member of the prestigious Magnum Photos agency and one of today's most respected and discussed artists. The work of Martin Parr has influenced a whole generation of photographers.
The exhibition called Assorted Cocktail introduces his work from the years 1983-2009 including such significant thematic cycles as Last Resort, Small World, Common Sense, Think of England, Luxury and others. Parr is considered a chronicler of our time. His world famous photographs from the 80s reflect with a distinctive humor and gentle irony the everyday life of the British middle class. He focuses on the topics of mass consumption, tourism, and communication and he explores national stereotypes and the growing uniformity of today's global world.
Partners of DOX Centre:
City of Prague, TECHO, a.s., PREMIANT CITY TOUR, Poster Infinity s.r.o.
The Exhibition is supported by Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic.
Accompanying program to the exhibition a Lecture by Martin Parr
February 10, 2011 at 6pm
DOX Media Partners:
Hospodářské noviny, Prague Events Calendar
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Press Conference will take place on February 9 at 2 pm at the DOX Café.
DOX Centre for Contemporary Art
Poupětova 1, Prague 7
Mon 10.00 – 18.00
Wed–Fri 11.00 – 19.00
Sat–Sun 10.00 – 18.00