The Martin Parr Foundation (MPF) was launched in Bristol, UK, with an opening party on the 20 October attended by photographers, curators, archivists, academics, writers and others from the world of British photography – writes Michael Pritchard on the British Photographic History site.
The Martin Parr Foundation is a new centre for British photography and the work of Martin Parr. It is open to the public and will be running regular events. For more information and to sign up to its mailing list visit: http://www.martinparrfoundation.org/
Last reviewed/updated: Saturday, December 30, 2017
The golden image that features on the home page is actually a direct reproduction of a lith-printed photograph of a waterfall in Derbyshire. It always reminded me of a fur – or fleece – so seemed appropriate!