David Goldblatt

A tribute to the late South African photographer, creator of idiosyncratic portrayals of everyday life under the yoke of apartheid

By Sean O'Toole

In other news: gallerist arrested in Purdue Pharma demo; artists protest Trump’s child separation policy with ‘We make kids disappear’ billboard

70 years since apartheid became law in South Africa, a retrospective of the photographer's work opens at the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

By Osei Bonsu
David Goldblatt, Woman Smoking, Fordsburg, Johannesburg, 1975


21 Feb
13 May

David Goldblatt discusses representation, censorship and his decision to remove his archive from the University of Cape Town

By Paul Clinton

Sean O'Toole considers the activism finding its way into the city's art scene

By Sean O'Toole
Akona Kenqu, from the series ‘Society’, 2009–10, photograph. Courtesy: the artist and Market Photo Workshop

The philosopher Achille Mbembe once called Johannesburg the ‘elusive metropolis’.

New Museum, New York, USA

By Ara H. Merjian

Various venues, Kassel, Germany

By Thomas McEvilley