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American conceptual artist who cremated all his paintings in 1970 and later effaced the images of public figures with stick-on dots
Devastated by his time in Germany, which he regards as still Nazi, the artist has moved. As he unveils a powerful virtual reality artwork, he talks about needing a monster to fight – and why he’d like to be a barber
With permanent collections in the Tate Modern, Centre Pompidou and the Museum of Modern Art, Martin Parr is recognised globally for his poignant documentation of the western world. As one of the most prestigious and influential British photographers of our time, we caught up with Martin to find out more about his journey and why he likes to talk about his own death, less so his past.
The newly appointed curators in African, Middle Eastern and South Asian art will help the gallery to rethink the history of modern and contemporary art from an alternative, more inclusive vantage point.