Martin Parr represented by Rocket Gallery, London

The Cost of Living is a reflection on the impact of a decade of Thatcherism – the rise of the middle classes. Public schools, suburban garden parties and cultural events abound in these colour photographs which reveal the absurdities in this turning point in British cultural history.

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


The Cost of Living
[series]
1986-88, photographic pigment prints, signed & numbered
20 x 24 inches / 50.8 x 61 cm, editions of 25
each £3000 +vat
40 x 50 inches / 102 x 127 cm, editions of 6
each £8500 +vat

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