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‘I Will Not Compromise About My Work’: David Goldblatt

Until recently, the South African photographer David Goldblatt had arranged for his archive to go to the University of Cape Town upon his death. The university’s library also housed a collection of work produced by Goldblatt over the past 60 years, with 18 archival boxes filled with prints, transparencies, and negatives. All that changed in February of this year, however, when Goldblatt, who has been lauded for piercing portraiture that positioned him to become the first South African photographer to ever exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, announced that he would be moving both the collection and, in time, his entire archive to Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. read more

2018-10-23T19:42:13+00:00