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Zwelethu Mthethwa and David Goldblatt South African Photographers

Submitted by on August 18, 2010 – 1:12 pm

If you live in New York City, there are 2  photography shows by South African photographers that you might enjoy. First is Zwelethu Mthethwa, a photographer and painter from Durbin, South Africa. He is best known for his large format color photographs and has had over 35 solo exhibitions all over the world. Currently, his photographs are on display at The Studio Museum in Harlem in a show called Zwelethu Mthethwa: Inner Visions through October 24, 2010.

To read a review from the NY Times, click here.

David Goldblatt is also a South African photographer. He began his career in 1948 and has documented developments in South Africa through the period of Apartheid to the present. A survey of his work is on display  at The Jewish Museum in a show called South African Photographs: David Goldblatt through September 19, 2010.

To read the NY Times review click here.

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