David Goldblatt has been photographing and documenting South African society for over 50 years. Born in Randfontein in 1930 to parents who came to South Africa to escape the persecution of Lithuanian Jews in 1890, he was simultaneously part of privileged white society and a victim of religious persecution and alienation. Motivated by his contradictory position in South African society, Goldblatt began photographing this society, and in 1963 decided to devote all of this time to photography…
The Eye of Photography
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22 Striking Portraits That Keep Us Looking | Between 10 and 5
David Goldblatt For (almost) as long as humans have been on this earth, portraits have existed in one form or another. We're drawn to portraits - taking them, making them - because they reflect something of our existence here. There's also the fascinating aspect of recognising a bit o ...
Figures & Fictions: Contemporary South African Photography
In 2011, Figures & Fictions: Contemporary South African Photography highlighted the work of 17 South African photographers