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A farmer’s son with his nursemaid,

Heimweeberg, Nietverdiend, Western Transvaal

 

Photograph: David Goldblatt/Goodman Gallery

 

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

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Mon 25 Jun 2018    15.17 BST

Last modified on Mon 25 Jun 2018    16.17 BST

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2018/jun/25/
david-goldblatt-south-africa-dies-aged-87-photographer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peter Magubane’s picture

of a girl on the bench in Johannesburg.

 

Photograph: Peter Magubane

 

Peter Magubane's best photograph:

a girl and her maid on a 'Europeans only' bench

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Thursday 12 November 2015    08.00 GMT

Last modified on Thursday 12 November 2015    09.47 GMT

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2015/nov/12/
peter-magubane-best-photograph-white-girl-black-maid-apartheid-south-africa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday morning at the hypermarket:

Semi-final of the Miss Lovely Legs Competition, 1980

 

Goldblatt would usually carefully set up a tripod,

composing and focusing his images with characteristic rigour

 

Photograph: David Goldblatt

 

Apartheid South Africa from both sides – in pictures

A remarkable new show brings together

the work of white South African photographer David Goldblatt

with that of Ernest Cole

– one the country’s first black photojournalists.

Each had access to places the other was denied

G

Fri 6 Dec 2019    07.00 GMT

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2019/dec/06/
david-goldblatt-ernest-cole-aparteid-era-south-africa-photography

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monthly meeting of the Vroue-Federasie

at a member’s house, June 1980

 

Most of Goldblatt’s photographs

were taken with the permission of his subjects

– such as these community-outreach charity volunteers

 

Photograph: David Goldblatt

 

Apartheid South Africa from both sides – in pictures

A remarkable new show brings together

the work of white South African photographer David Goldblatt

with that of Ernest Cole

– one the country’s first black photojournalists.

Each had access to places the other was denied

G

Fri 6 Dec 2019    07.00 GMT

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2019/dec/06/
david-goldblatt-ernest-cole-aparteid-era-south-africa-photography

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

David Goldblatt’s

1980 photograph of ballroom dancers

in the court house of the town of Boksburg;

the dancing-master Ted van Rensburg looks on

 

David Goldblatt

 

David Goldblatt obituary

Photographer whose work chronicled

half a century of social and political change

in South Africa

G

Fri 6 Jul 2018    17.15 BST

Last modified on Fri 6 Jul 2018    20.49 BST

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2018/jul/06/
david-goldblatt-obituary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ozzie Docrat with his daughter Nassima in his shop

before its destruction under the Group Areas Act,

Fietas, Johannesburg, 1977

 

David Goldblatt

 

David Goldblatt,

the photographer who was South Africa's conscience – in pictures

 

Goldblatt, who has died aged 87,

chronicled the racial divide imposed by apartheid in his homeland

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Mon 25 Jun 2018        17.52 BST

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2018/jun/25/
david-goldblatt-photographer-south-africa-apartheid-in-pictures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yaksha Modi in her father’s shop

before its destruction

under the Group Areas Act,

Fietas, Johannesburg, 1976.

 

Photograph: David Goldblatt

 

David Goldblatt obituary

Photographer whose work chronicled

half a century of social and political change

in South Africa

G

Fri 6 Jul 2018        17.15 BST

Last modified on Fri 6 Jul 2018        20.49 BST

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2018/jul/06/
david-goldblatt-obituary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the Jabulani men’s hostel, Soweto, 1972

 

Since Goldblatt was white and Cole black,

however, each photographer accessed

areas that would have proven difficult for the other

 

Photograph: David Goldblatt

 

Apartheid South Africa from both sides – in pictures

A remarkable new show brings together

the work of white South African photographer David Goldblatt

with that of Ernest Cole

– one the country’s first black photojournalists.

 

Each had access to places the other was denied

G

Fri 6 Dec 2019    07.00 GMT

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2019/dec/06/
david-goldblatt-ernest-cole-aparteid-era-south-africa-photography

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tell us:
how have South African cities changed in the 25 years after apartheid?

 

We would like to speak to people

about their views and experiences

of city life in the country

since the demise

of the brutal political regime

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Mon 21 Oct 2019    10.32 BST

https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2019/oct/21/
tell-us-south-african-cities-after-apartheid

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

South Africa 1974 Dec.

 

Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/bday/1206.html

Life Images

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/fb2bfb65d9d178e3.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

South Africa 1974 Dec.

 

Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/bday/1206.html

Life Images

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/6f8276072ee028a2.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

South Africa 1974 Dec.

 

Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/bday/1206.html

Life Images

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/d24a15599fbe53ef.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

South Africa 1974 Dec.

 

Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/bday/1206.html

Life Images

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/a692d2462240c4e6.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

South Africa 1974 Dec.

 

Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/bday/1206.html

Life Images

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/efdd30f0ef48fd82.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

South Africa 1974 Dec.

 

Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/bday/1206.html

Life Images

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/39246d71d54c2ef7.html

see also

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/49cf28f968c9c9da.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

South Africa 1974 Dec.

 

Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/bday/1206.html

Life Images

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/a0a68fbe9fdecb48.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

South Africa 1974 Dec.

 

Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/bday/1206.html

Life Images

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/8589779c4d6dae49.html

see also

http://www.gstatic.com/hostedimg/b74c0f4bb0b49164_large

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

South Africa 1974 Dec.

 

Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/bday/1206.html

Life Images

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/2484e1766e61e766.html

see also

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/ed3387b5c43bc698.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

South Africa 1974 Dec.

 

Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/bday/1206.html

Life Images

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/ecb407cc7d00648c.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A plot-holder, his wife and their eldest son at lunch,

Wheatlands, Randfontein, 1962

 

While the pair adopted very different techniques,

both photographed life in Johannesburg,

Pretoria and Soweto

 

Photograph: David Goldblatt

 

Apartheid South Africa from both sides – in pictures

A remarkable new show brings together

the work of white South African photographer David Goldblatt

with that of Ernest Cole

– one the country’s first black photojournalists.

 

Each had access to places the other was denied

G

Fri 6 Dec 2019    07.00 GMT

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2019/dec/06/
david-goldblatt-ernest-cole-aparteid-era-south-africa-photography

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Segregated beach in Durban.

 

Location: Durban, South Africa, Republic Of

Date taken: April 1960

 

Photographer: Grey Villet

 

Life Images

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/5912e0507b510a69.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Union Of South Africa

Protestors carrying banner reading STOP POLICE TERROR

listen to speaker during a Communist meeting.

 

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa, Republic Of

Date taken: 1950

 

Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White

 

Life Images

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/f1365d346b8426ee.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Union Of South Africa

Native diamond miner getting a 7 cent bonus

above his day's pay of 17 cents

as he turns over a diamond

that he has found to his white boss.

 

Location: South Africa, Republic Of

 

Date taken: September 1950

Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White

 

Life Images

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/7bf4b339fdfa87d4.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Union Of South Africa

German Prince Hubertus

standing beneath portrait

of his grandfather Kaiser Wilhelm II,

at his home.

 

Location: South Africa, Republic Of

Date taken: April 1950

 

Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White

 

Life Images

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/f20295ca2ed07bd4.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

South Africa

Undated

 

Photographer: Grey Villet

 

Life Images

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/b8b99ce8b3228018.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S. Africa Enshrines Pioneer Heroes

 

Bas-relief of Zulu natives

killing the Boer pioneer hero Piet Retief,

in the Voortrekker monument

designed by architect Gerard Moerdyk.

 

Location: Pretoria, South Africa, Republic Of

Date taken: December 1949

 

Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White

 

Life Images

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/fdc213bb6629ed75.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

David Goldblatt’s image Children

on the Border between Fietas and Mayfair, Johannesburg,

c1949

 

Photograph: David Goldblatt

 

David Goldblatt obituary

Photographer whose work chronicled

half a century of social and political change

in South Africa

G

Fri 6 Jul 2018    17.15 BST

Last modified on Fri 6 Jul 2018    20.49 BST

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2018/jul/06/
david-goldblatt-obituary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posters calling for Natal Indians

to resist passively to segregation laws.

 

Location: Durban, South Africa, Republic Of

Date taken: December 1946

 

Photographer: Nat Farbman

 

Life Images

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/7cb6aa659ada29e1.html

 

 

Related

Asiatic Land Tenure and Indian Representation Act, 1946

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asiatic_Land_Tenure_and_Indian_Representation_Act,_1946

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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