South Africa

David Goldblatt: Photographs 1948-2018

November 23, 2018

“I was never interested in making propaganda for anybody,” said David Goldblatt, “and didn’t allow my photos to be used that way.” It’s an important point because even Goldblatt’s admirers tend to see him as a political photographer who drew global attention to the injustices of Apartheid. As this landmark retrospective at the Museum of … More

William Kentridge

May 1, 2008

William Kentridge was born and bred in Johannesburg, and has continued to reside in South Africa while the world clamours for his work. One of the reasons for Kentridge’s exceptional popularity is the way he unites aspects of cultural experience that are often seen as irreconcilable. His work is both international and intensely localised. He … More