This is a color photograph of Strawberry Road graffiti and it documents a small piece of "Beatlemania." The photo was shot on Beaconsfield Road, Merseyside, in Liverpool, England. Strawberry Fields, 2008 by British photographer Martin Parr, is a 8.75” x 12” c-print from the Guardian Cities Project (stamped on back of photo).
Provenance: Private collector
Martin Parr (b.1952) is a British documentary photographer, photojournalist and photobook collector. Parr is known for his photographic projects that take an intimate, satirical, and anthropological look at aspects of modern life, in particular documenting the social classes of England, and more broadly the wealth of the West. His projects include The Last Resort (1983–1985), The Cost of Living (1987–1989), Small World (1987–1994) and Common Sense (1995–1999). Since 1994, Parr has been a member of Magnum Photos and is the author of 40 photobooks with work in many exhibitions worldwide, including the international touring exhibition "ParrWorld".
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