David Goldblatt

David Goldblatt was born in Randfontein in 1930, he is often seen as one of the most important photographer to come out of South Africa, mainly due to his photography and documentation of South African life during its turbulent period during and apartheid and its recent democratization.

Goldblatt’s work has found critical acclaim internationally as well as domestically, his work was shown at the Photographer’s Gallery in 1974 and 1986, he had a solo exhibition at MOMA in New York in 1998, while during this time was also represented by the two alpha South African galleries; Michael Stevenson Gallery and the Goodman Gallery. His work is included in all the major South African museum collections as well as international collections such as the Victoria and Alfred Museum in London and MOMA in New York.