Do you remember when it was cooler than 90 degrees every day? Peer back beyond the humid haze. Only mere months ago, it did happen–the camera doesn’t lie–and British photographer Martin Parr’s pictures are our evidence. Summer weekends fill up fast and only a few remain for a viewing of his cold-weather photos. New Pictures 6: Martin Parr, featuring winter photographs Parr shot in the Twin Cities as an MIA-commissioned project, closes in under three weeks.
If you haven’t stopped by the 2nd floor Linda & Lawrence Perlman Gallery (262) recently, Parr’s January pics of Minneapolis winter sports will be on display through Sunday, August 5th. After that, the images will take a break in storage for a while, however, the MIA Photography & New Media department are proud to announce the acquisition of six Martin Parr photographs into our collection.
Come in and enjoy the free-flowing air-conditioning while you enjoy the display of twelve of Parr’s visual observations of our local winter activities.
Jen Dolen, Photography & New Media intern