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Title(s):

Strange and familiar : Britain as revealed by international photographers / edited by Alona Pardo and Martin Parr ; with a contribution by David Chandler.

Published/Created:
Munich : Prestel ; London : Barbican Art Gallery, 2016.
Physical Description:
287 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Holdings:
Reference Library
TR646.G7 S73 2016 (LC) Oversize
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Books
Notes:
Published on the occasion of the exhibition of the same name held at Barbican Art Gallery, London, 16 March-19 June 2016 and at the Manchester Art Gallery, 25 November 2016-29 May 2017.
Includes bibliographical references (page 284).
Twenty-three photographers from countries around the world offer their own perspectives on British society. British photographer Martin Parr has selected works, dating from the 1930s to today, that capture the social, cultural, and political identity of the UK through the camera lens. These images range from social documentary and street photography to portraiture and architectural photography and offer a reflection of how Britain is perceived by those outside its borders.
Subject Terms:
Great Britain -- Foreign public opinion.
Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 1945- -- Pictorial works.
National characteristics, British, in art -- Exhibitions.
Contributors:
Pardo, Alona, editor, curator.
Parr, Martin, 1952- editor, curator.
Chandler, David, 1955- Strangers in a strange land.
Barbican Art Gallery, host institution.
Manchester Art Gallery, host institution.
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