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PHOTOGRAPHER David Goldbatt 1930-2018











‘Colour was too sweet for apartheid’: the austere genius of David Goldblatt

~ The South African photographer, who died this week, caught apartheid’s grotesqueness without ever letting anger take over. His portrait of a place and a time is without equal in modern photography


South African photographer David Goldblatt dies aged 87

~ Documenting the racial divide during apartheid, he was credited with bringing a strong moral and ethical dimension to his work


David Goldblatt, the photographer who was South Africa’s conscience – in pictures


The big picture: Shop assistant, Orlando West, Soweto, 1972

~ David Goldblatt captures a defiant private moment in apartheid-era South Africa



June 28, 2018 - Posted by | photographer, photography | ,

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