L'œuvre Woman Smoking, Fordsburg, Johannesburg - Centre Pompidou


Woman Smoking, Fordsburg, Johannesburg

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Crédit photographique : © Philippe Migeat - Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI /Dist. RMN-GP
© David Goldblatt

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David Goldblatt (1930 - )

Woman Smoking, Fordsburg, Johannesburg

Femme en train de fumer,
Woman on Bench, Joubert Park, Johannesburg)


Epreuve gélatino-argentique

39,6 x 39,7 cm

Tirage réalisé par l'artiste

Achat, 2010

Numéro d'inventaire : AM 2010-177


Ensemble :



Ensemble de 8 tirages de la série ''Particulars'' réalisés par David Goldblatt lui-même

Description for the presentation 2011 in the National Museum of Modern Art

Born in 1930, David Goldblatt can be seen as the presiding figure of South Africa’s lively tradition of documentary photography. Over more than 50 years he has registered political and social developments in the country, interested in individuals as much as in structures. Taken in 1975, the photographs of the “Particulars” series concentrate on details of body and clothing. “Of my life experiences one that was crucial was that of working in my father's men’s clothes shop in Randfontein, where I acquired an awareness of bodily particulars that was technical rather than subjective.” The viewe...

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