Tag Archives: David Goldblatt

Five Photographers: A Tribute to David Goldblatt

Earlier this month we wrote about an exhibition of Sue Williamson’s work that’s currently showing at the Goodman Gallery in Johannesburg. A bit closer to home,  at the Durban Art Gallery, tomorrow sees the opening of Five Photographers: A Tribute to David Goldblatt. The exhibition is one of the last projects that famed photographer David  […]

The Market Photo Workshop

The Newtown Post Office, the original offices of MPW

It’s all about the art this week! A few days ago we wrote about Cape Town based-artist, Kemang Wa Lehulere, and his focus on historical perspectives, and today we look at the work of the legendary Market Photo Workshop (MPW). Founded by the late David Goldblatt in 1989, MPW was the first South African institution to offer […]

David Goldblatt: 29th November 1930-25th June 2018

David Goldblatt

This past Monday saw the passing of one of South Africa’s most legendary and important photographers. David Goldblatt died in Johannesburg on the 25th June. He was 87 years old. Looking back at the work of this internationally acclaimed documentary photographer is an emotional experience, despite Goldblatt’s style being quite detached. The images simply record […]