Martin Parr represented by Rocket Gallery, London

Common Sense was made with a macro lens and a ring flash, these colour photographs appropriate the bright, saturated language of the consumer world and turn it back on itself. Plastic glasses, furry slippers and greasy food – Common Sense is a hilarious yet sobering document of the relationship between consumerism and the everyday. In 2000 Rocket sold a complete installation of photographs from this series to Tate Gallery, London.

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The Non-Conformists
Bad Weather
The Last Resort
The Cost of Living
Small World
West Bay
Common Sense
Think of England
Grand Paris
Amalfi Coast

Common Sense
1995-9, photographic pigment prints, signed & numbered,
total edition of 10
20 x 30 inches / 50.8 x 76.2 cm, numbers 1 to 6
each £4500 +vat
40 x 60 inches / 102 x 152.5 cm, numbers 7 to 10
each £9000 +vat

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