ToiletMartin PaperParr Book
A hilarious, surreal, high-impact album of the most iconic images from the archives of celebrated photographer Martin Parr and Toilet Paper duo Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari
In ToiletMartin PaperParr Book, Martin Parr’s ironic, full-color images combine perfectly with the irreverent and poignant wit created by Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari. Presented back to back, the 120 vibrant images included in this compelling volume are sensually and visually appealing, as well as reflecting reality. This book of the books shakes up our minds and leads us to move our gaze in multiple directions.
Martin Parr (born 1952) has published more than 100 books and edited another 30. He has curated two photography festivals (Arles in 2004 and Brighton Biennial in 2010); in 2016 he curated the Barbican exhibition Strange and Familiar. He has been a member of the Magnum agency since 1994 and was President from 2013 to 2017. Parr established the Martin Parr Foundation in 2017.
Since retiring from art, after his acclaimed 2011 retrospective at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, Maurizio Cattelan (born 1960) has committed himself to publishing Toilet Paper magazine. Cattelan also founded the art magazines Permanent Food and Charley. He curated the 4th Berlin Biennale with Massimiliano Gioni and Ali Subotnick; in 2018 he curated the exhibition The Artist Is Present at the Yuz Museum in Shanghai.
Pierpaolo Ferrari (born 1971) is a fashion and advertising photographer and creative researcher. In 2007, he began a collaboration with L’Uomo Vogue which offered him the chance to explore the portrait’s potential and radically change its codes. In 2009, he teamed up with Maurizio Cattelan to create Toilet Paper.
Martin Parr, Maurizio Cattelan, Pierpaolo Ferrari: ToiletMartin PaperParr Book
Published by Damiani
11 x 14.25"
192 pages / 120 color.