Martin Parr (1952-)
INSTANT PARR, 2012
UNIQUE photo book with 1-5 x 7 inch color Frontier print inserted into notches on the front cover, 10 gatefold color prints in softcover catalogue with a swatch of original Paul Smith fabric for the spine. Title on cover is hand-stamped by Parr and the book is SIGNED on back side by Parr.
8 1/4h x 11 3/4w in
This is an event-based limited-edition unique photobook created April 20th, 2013, in Tokyo’s Paul Smith SPACE. It’s color photograph for the front cover and 10 gatefold prints, including their sequence, were hand-selected specifically for this copy as was the Paul Smith fabric covering its spine. The cover photo was chosen out of a selection of ten different prints, the gatefold prints were chosen out of a selection of sixty different gatefolds and the fabric for the spine was chosen out of a selection of six different swatches. This copy is number forty out of the one-hundred unique books made over the course of this one day event.
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