Martin Parr, one of the most famous photographers to come out of the UK in the last 50 years, is known for his saturated and satirical images depicting leisure and consumption in England. For this year’s photo issue he shared some images from his archive.
The legendary Magnum photographer went to the country's largest St George's Day parade, in West Bromwich.
Looking back, it may seem like 2011 was unilaterally defined by protests, riots, uprisings, and general discontent the world over. It is important to note, however, that this perception is greatly informed by the internet and social networking.
Last winter, Martin Parr attended the 27th annual Polo World Cup on Snow in St. Moritz, Switzerland. The tournament was nice, but Martin was far more interested in the obscenely wealthy spectators wearing monocles