David Golblatt – new exhibition review

Check out this very nice review of David Golblatt’s current exhibition “Intersections Intersected: The Photography of David Goldblatt,” on view at New York’s New Museum through October 11.

“In a globalized world, it is even more difficult to remember that photography is not a universal language. The photograph is never a simple record of what is there, but represents a process of intuiting meaning without relying on pre-existing templates.”

“The Camera Is Not a Machine Gun”

Regarding David Goldblatt’s probing, dispassionate photography
By Fred Ritchin

She said to him, ‘You be the driver and I’ll be the Madam’. Then they picked up the fender and posed, Hillbrow, Johannesburg, 1975

Full Article Here on Design Observer

By Fred Ritchin
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