On the occasion of the release of the monograph of the British photographer Tony Ray-Jones whose photographs of the years 60-70 were one of the greatest sources of inspiration of Martin Parr, the editions RRB, in collaboration with the Martin Parr Foundation, publish the book Early Works. Although Martin Parr’s color work has been published many times, this is the first time that a book brings together all of his work in black and white, covering the beginnings of his career with images taken between 1970 and 1984. , mainly in the north of England and Ireland. Early Works contains many iconic images of Parr’s early days, including some photographs published in ancient publications such as Bad Weather and A Fair Day. The photographer takes the time to dive into his archives and reveals this surprising collection of images carefully chosen and edited by him. There is already the only mischievous side of his writing in an old-fashioned England. “I really like my first black and white photos,” says Parr. “Although they are now almost two generations old, I remember taking each of these pictures and the excitement and joy of walking outside with the camera in my hand. Most of the time, it’s hard to find interesting images, and for the photos that are presented in this book, everything seems to be perfectly aligned. To achieve this, one must photograph without stopping and be passionate about the image – what I am. It’s so nice to see the fruits that it finally brings. “The book brings together the black and white shots that made the photographer’s success, with more than 20 unpublished images, adding a new dimension and perspective to the book. prolific work of Martin Parr. The 144-page book, with an introduction by Jeff Ladd, is now available on RRB’s online store. A French version of the book is also published by Maison CF.