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Parr by Parr : Quentin Bajac meets Martin Parr : discussions with a promiscuous photographer

Quentin Bajac (interviewer), Martin Parr (interviewee)

Parr by Parr : Quentin Bajac meets Martin Parr : discussions with a promiscuous photographer

Martin Parr was born in Epsom, Surrey, UK, in 1952. When he was a boy, his budding interest in the medium of photography was encouraged by his grandfather George Parr, himself a keen amateur photographer. Parr studied photography at Manchester Polytechnic, from 1970 to 1973. Since that time, Martin Parr has worked on numerous photographic projects. He has developed an international reputation for
Subject
Parr, Martin
Title
Parr by Parr : Quentin Bajac meets Martin Parr : discussions with a promiscuous photographer
Interviewer
Quentin Bajac
Interviewee
Martin Parr
Language
English
Original language
French
Original title
Le mélange des genres : entretien avec Quentin Bajac
Edition
1
Publisher
Amsterdam: Schilt, 2010
125 p. : ill.
ISBN
9789053307373 (paperback)
Placing suggestion
761.2 (SISO) Fotografen ; Fotografen (ZIZO)

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About Quentin Bajac

Quentin Bajac (born 1965) is a French museum curator and art historian specialising in the history of photography. He is the director of the Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume in Paris.

Bajac has held positions at the Musée d'Orsay (1995–2003), Centre Georges Pompidou (2003–2010), Musée National d'Art Moderne and École du Louvre (2010–2013) and Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) (2013–2018).

He has published a number of works on photography, most notably the three-volume series—La photographie—on the history of photography (2000–2010), which belongs to the collection Découvertes Gallimard, as well as Parr by Parr: Discussions with a Promiscuous Photographer (2011), Stephen Shore: Solving Pictures (2017), Being Modern: MoMA in Paris (co-author with Olivier Michelon, 2017).

In 2013 Bajac was made a Chevalier (knight) of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

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