Veteran photographer, David Goldblatt, known for his raw and vivid photography during South Africa’s period of apartheid, passed away peacefully on Monday morning, June 25, at the age of 87.

Goldblatt was one of South Africa’s most renowned photographers and his memory will forever live on through his work. He captured moments in time filled with emotion, heritage and experiences. Join us in appreciating his art.

Goodman Gallery: Polo pavilion, Kurland Estate, Plettenburg Bay, Western Cape.

 

Goodman Gallery: Young Mother, Transkei. 1975

 

Goodman Gallery: Nomadic sheep shearers on trek in the Karoo. Near Colesberg, Cape. 27 August 1986

 

Goodman Gallery: Johnny Basson, goatherd, Rooipad se Vlak, Pella, Northern Cape.

 

Goodman Gallery: Children on the border between Fietas and Mayfair, Johannesburg

 

Goodman Gallery: Anna Boois with her birthday cake and vegetable garden on her farm Klein Karoo in the Kamiesberge, Namaqualand.

 

Goodman Gallery: Wait-a-minute photographer, Braamfontein, Johannesburg

 

Goodman Gallery: Memorial at S29º 08.567, E19º 08.258 on the N14 between Springbok and Pofadder, Northern Cape.

 

Goodman Gallery: Sarie Fink doing her hair, Kleine Rivier, Buffelsdrif, Western Cape.

 

Goodman Gallery: At Geel, near Nietverdiend, Marico Bushveld, Transvaal

 

Pictures: David Goldblatt, from Goodman Gallery 

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Aimee Pace

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