The Martin Parr Coloring Book!
Photographs by Martin Parr
Illustrations by Jane Mount
Photography and Pop-culture buffs, get out your crayons and colored pencils! Martin Parr’s colorful and tongue-in-cheekphotographs—his comedy of contemporary manners—have been transformed into a coloring book. Here is Parr’saffectionate and hilarious catalogue of human foibles—bad fashion choices, messy foods, trashy souvenirs and the tourists who buy them—rendered afresh. The book’s eighty pages are packed with the most iconic and beloved Parr images, made into original drawings by Jane Mount, offering hours of coloring entertainment.
Martin Parr (born in Epsom, England, 1952) is the author of over thirty photography books, including Common Sense (1999), Boring Postcards (2004), and Life’s a Beach (Aperture, 2013), and his photographs have been collected by museums worldwide, including the Getty Museum, Los Angeles; New York’s Museum of Modern Art; and Tate Modern, London. Parr is a member of Magnum Photos.
Jane Mount’s paintings and illustrations of books and book-shelves have been featured in the New Yorker, Paris Review, and InStyle, among others. She is the coauthor of My Ideal Bookshelf (2012), in which she illustrated the favorite books of over one hundred creative figures.
9 x 11 1/2 inches 80 pages, plus set of stickers, 48 black-and-white-images, 48 four-color images
Paperback with flaps 978-1-59711-425-7