David Goldblatt

 
The lawn is singing
The lawn is singing
What, asks Jonathan Cane, is the role of the lawn in the construction of whiteness? In this extract from his book Civilising Grass: The Art of...
The Weekend Guide
The Weekend Guide
The Chilli Boy: 
Mexico with its take on the dead
Mexico with its take on the dead
Just two days after Mexico’s Day of the Dead celebrations, in which marching bands and skeletal puppets paraded through city streets, William...
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The Weekend Guide
Arundhati Roy in South Africa: The author of Booker prize-winning novel The God of Small Things, as well as The...
Football takes a U-turn on its way ‘home’
Football takes a U-turn on its way ‘home’
It’s the B-grade horror flick most of the world never asked for. A lousy 1996 pop anthem returning to haunt us — to weasel its way into our...
‘Umlindelo’ captures the insider’s view from without
‘Umlindelo’ captures the insider’s view from without
A rectangular piece of cobalt blue fabric graces the entrance. On it, straight white lines form a star — the fabric introduces us to the...
The essayist who froze history’s quiet moments
The essayist who froze history’s quiet moments
On June 26 2018, David Goldblatt was buried near a hedge close to electricity pylons, with wires undulating from the Melville koppies past the...
David Goldblatt has died
David Goldblatt has died
Renowned photographer David Goldblatt has died, the Goodman Gallery confirmed on Monday morning.
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The Weekend Guide
Narrative Means: Artistic works begin with an experience or idea that is then translated into a tangible expression by...
And God said: Let there be football
And God said: Let there be football
Rosário in Argentina’s Santa Fe province is home to a religious sanctuary dissimilar to any you’ve entered before. There are still the...
It’s not all black and white
It’s not all black and white
Since 1994, the international art world has celebrated David Goldblatt’s professional endurance and longevity, and it has used the exhibition of...
The structures that David Goldblatt values
The structures that David Goldblatt values
At his home in Johannesburg, photographer David Goldblatt discusses his recent work Structures of Dominion and Democracy – an update of...

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