Martin Parr Attends Magnum Contact Sheets Opening

Guests were starstruck by the legendary photographer.

Ryan Harvey, David Alan Harvey, Martin Parr and friends at Magnum Contact Sheets
Ryan Harvey, David Alan Harvey, Martin Parr and friends. Photo: J Grassi/Patrick McMullan.

On June 26, Magnum Photos held a private VIP opening party for “Magnum Contact Sheets” at MILK Gallery. The exhibition features famous photographs of cultural icons like Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, Jackie O and Muhammad Ali, culled from Magnum’s extensive archive and placed alongside the contact sheets that preceded them. Several legendary photographers attended, including David Alan Harvey, Josef Koudelka and Elliott Erwitt, but guests continued to buzz about the presence of Martin Parr, who was dressed in a patterned shirt commemorating Nelson Mandela. He happily posed with several enthusiastic guests, while other attendees enjoyed cocktails in the presence of fabled moments from years past.

Robert Stevens, Martin Parr Photo: J Grassi/Patrickmcmullan.com.

Robert Stevens, Martin Parr
Photo: J Grassi/Patrickmcmullan.com.

Martin Parr Photo: J Grassi/Patrickmcmullan.com.

Martin Parr
Photo: J Grassi/Patrickmcmullan.com.

Ryan Harvey, David Alan Harvey Photo: J Grassi/Patrickmcmullan.com.

Ryan Harvey, David Alan Harvey
Photo: J Grassi/Patrickmcmullan.com.

Catherine Sippin Photo: J Grassi/Patrickmcmullan.com.

Catherine Sippin
Photo: J Grassi/Patrickmcmullan.com.

Roderick Aichinger, Ena Aichinger Photo: J Grassi/Patrickmcmullan.com.

Roderick Aichinger, Ena Aichinger
Photo: J Grassi/Patrickmcmullan.com.

Fred Ritchin Photo: J Grassi/Patrickmcmullan.com.

Fred Ritchin
Photo: J Grassi/Patrickmcmullan.com.

Josef Koudelka, Moira North Photo: J Grassi/Patrickmcmullan.com.

Josef Koudelka, Moira North
Photo: J Grassi/Patrickmcmullan.com.

Guests peruse Magnum's book archive. Photo: J Grassi/Patrickmcmullan.com.

Photo: J Grassi/Patrickmcmullan.com.

Photo: J Grassi/Patrickmcmullan.com.

Photo: J Grassi/Patrickmcmullan.com.

Photo: J Grassi/Patrickmcmullan.com.

Photo: J Grassi/Patrickmcmullan.com.


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