David Goldblatt


David Goldblatt (born 29 November 1930) is a South African photographer noted for his portrayal of South Africa during the period of apartheid and more recently that country’s landscapes. He has described himself as a “self-appointed observer and critic of the society into which I was born.” He has numerous publications to his name and is held in high esteem, both locally and internationally. He lives in Johannesburg.

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  1. Thank you for featuring the photojournalism and portraits by this extraordinary man who had the guts to document the truth of apartheid and the white supremacist regime of South Africa. It is as chillingly relevant now, in the midst of a worldwide renewal and hardening of such attitudes, as when I saw the solo exhibition of his work at the National Gallery of Victoria which affected me profoundly…https://onthisdateinphotography.com/2017/11/29/november-29-partition/

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