Martin Parr - Think of Scotland


02/11/2019 - 23/02/2020

Martin Parr loves Scotland. The world-renowned photographer has been visiting for over 25 years, taking pictures the length and breadth of the country, from Ayrshire to Aberdeenshire and from Orkney to the Western Isles.

Presented for the first time at Aberdeen Art Gallery, 'Think of Scotland' explores leisure, landscape, food and community with Parr's characteristic twist.

Also on display is 'Aberdeen at Leisure', a new series of portraits of the city commissioned by Aberdeen Art Gallery to celebrate its landmark redevelopment. Will you spot someone you know?

Aberdeen Highland Games, Hazlehead Park, Aberdeen, Scotland, 2017
© Martin Parr / Magnum Photos





Finding Aberdeen at Leisure
Iain Irving, Curator, Producer & Writer

Wednesday 18 December, 12.30pm (45mins), free

Aberdeen Art Gallery
Seminar Room, Level 2

In summer 2017 Iain answered our call to be a ‘fixer’ for one of the world’s greatest photographers. From Pittodrie to the Cove Bay allotments via The Ashvale, get the inside story on working with Martin Parr on his 'Aberdeen at Leisure' commission.

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