David Goldblatt retrospective at Paris Centre Pompidou

From February 21 to May 7, 2018, Centre Pompidou offers an exhibition about David Goldblatt’s photographic work.

From February 21 to May 7, 2018, Paris Centre Pompidou offers an exhibition focusing on the work of photographer David Goldblatt. A retrospective around his commitment and the retranscription of a hypersensitive social and political consciousness. The exhibition evolves around several major series coming from the photographer’s archives, as well as French collections and Johannesburg donation to the Galerie Goodman.

From his first – less known – pictures of the Cape Town docks to the “In the Mines” series presented in its entirety without forgetting the “Particulars” series, Centre Pompidou presents a rather wide retrospective touching the artist’s sensibilities. Visitors can even discover his most recent work: the “Intersections” series.

Coming from South Afrika, the photographer starts in 1960. His first series, “In the Mines” and “Afrikaners” are now major photographs for those who like David Goldblatt’s work and particularly when it touches to documentary photography. The artist reveals “the complexity of the social relationship under the Apartheid”. A “singular tension between topics, territories, politics and representation” that the exhibition tries to show.

Practical information:
David Goldblatt retrospective
At Centre Pompidou
From February 21 to May 7, 2018
Open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Address: Place Georges Pompidou – 75004 Paris
Rates: Museum & Exhibition ticket for €14, reduced rate for €11

(Credits: ©David Goldblatt ©Centre Pompidou / Dist. RMN-GP / Philippe Migeat)

Laurent P.
Last updated on 8 November 2017

Practical information

Opening Time
From 21 February 2018 to 7 May 2018

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    Location

    Place Beaubourg
    75004 Paris 4

    Prices
    Tarif réduit: 11€ €
    Tarif plein, billet Musée & Exposition: 14€ €

    Official website
    www.centrepompidou.fr

    More information
    Ouvert de 11h à 21h.

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