On the Mines: David Goldblatt

13 February 2018–25 August 2019

Exhibition Overview

David Goldblatt, Team leader and mine captain on a pedal car, Rustenburg Platinum Mine, Rustenburg.jpg

David Goldblatt, Team leader and mine captain on a pedal car, Rustenburg Platinum Mine, Rustenburg, 1971. Gelatin silver print, 44 x 44 cm.

David Goldblatt's (born South Africa, 1930) photographic series On the Mines, exhibited as a complete set for the first time, documents the communities and landscape associated with the gold mines of Gauteng, South Africa in the 1960s and 1970s. This exhibition will be accompanied by texts written by Nobel Laureate, Nadine Gordimer, which sensitively responds to Goldblatt's photographs.

(Photo courtesy of Norval Foundation.)

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