Picture Theory

Exhibition
Curated by Josh Ginsburg
October 25, 2018 - January 24, 2019
First floor

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1. David Goldblatt
Stevedore, Durban,1953
Silver gelatin on fibre based paper





2. David Goldblatt
Photographer and client, Braamfontein. Johannesburg,1955
Silver gelatin on fibre based paper




3. David Goldblatt

A plot-holder with the daughter of his servant, Wheatlands, Randfontein, 1962




4. David Goldblatt

A plot-holder, his wife and their eldest son at lunch, Wheatlands, Randfontein, 1962



5. David Goldblatt
The commando of The National Party stalwarts which escorted prime minister and National Party leader Hendrik Verwoerd and his wife Betsie to the party’s 50th anniversary celebrations at de Wildt, Transvaal, 1964



7. David Goldblatt
Cafe de Move-On, Croesus, 1964


8. David Goldblatt
Picnic at Hartebeespoort Dam on New Year’s Day, Transvaal (North-West Province), 1965



9. David Goldblatt
Miners’ bunks in the abandoned Chinese compound, so called because it probably housed indentured Chinese labourers between 1904 and 1910, after which it accommodated black miners. Simmer & Jack Gold Mine, Germiston, 1965



10. David Goldblatt
Farmers at a cattle auction, Vryburg, Cape Province, 1965



11. David Goldblatt
“Lashing” shovels retrieved from underground. Every grain of sand in the yellow tailings dumps that made the Witwatersrand landscape and every grain of gold that made its wealth, came from a rock off a black man’s shovel underground. Central Salvage Yard, Randfontein Estates, Randfontein, 1966



12. David Goldblatt
Homage to Federico Fellini: while in traffic, 1967


13. David Goldblatt
Policeman in a squad car on Church Square, Pretoria (Tshwane), Transvaal (Gauteng), 1967



14. David Goldblatt
The last of the bigger rocks has just been dropped into a kibble. Now with shovels, the team ‘lashes’ (load) the small stuff into the kibble, 1969



15. David Goldblatt
Margaret Mcingana who later became famous as the singer Margaret Singana, Zola, Soweto, 1970



16. David Goldblatt
Drum majorette, Cup final, Orlando Stadium, Soweto, 1972



18. David Goldblatt
Young men with dompas (an identity document that every African had to carry), White City, Jabavu, Soweto, 1972



19. David Goldblatt
Bus stop, Derby Road, Lorentzville, Johannesburg. December, 1973



21. David Goldblatt
Woman smoking, Fordsburg, Johannesburg, 1975




23. David Goldblatt
Spec housing and children on the veld at Parkrand, 1979



24. David Goldblatt
Saturday afternoon in Sunward Park, Boksburg, 1979



25. David Goldblatt
On the corner of Commissioner and Eloff Streets, 1979



26. David Goldblatt
Saturday morning at the corner of Commissioner and Trichardt Streets, Boksburg, 1980



27. David Goldblatt
At a meeting of the Voortrekkers in the suburb of Whitfield, Boksburg, 1980



28. David Goldblatt
A girl and her mother at home, Boksburg, 1980


29. David Goldblatt
At a meeting of the Worker-Management Liaison Committee of the Colgate-Palmolive company, Boksburg, 1980



30. David Goldblatt
Methodists meet to find ways of reducing the racial, cultural and class barriers that divide them, 1980



31. David Goldblatt
Saturday morning at the Hypermarket: Semi-final of the Miss Lovely Legs Competition, 1980



32. David Goldblatt
In a family outfitting store, Boksburg, 1980



33. David Goldblatt
Hypermarket employee collecting trolleys, Boksburg, 1980



34. David Goldblatt
Girl in her new tutu on the stoep, 1980



35. David Goldblatt
Dancing-master Ted van Rensburg watches two of his ballroom pupils, swinging to a record of Victor Sylvester and his Orchestra, in the MOTHS’ Hall at the old Court House, Boksburg, 1980


36. David Goldblatt
Before the fight: amateur boxing at the Town Hall, Boksburg, 1980



37. David Goldblatt
The monument at left celebrates the fifth anniversary of the Republic of South Africa. The one at right is to J G Strijdom, militant protagonist of White supremacy and of an Afrikaner republic, who died in 1958. At rear is the headquarters building of Volkskas (‘The People’s Bank’) founded in 1934 to mobilise Afrikaner capital and to break the monopoly of the ‘English’ banks. Pretoria, 1982



38. David Goldblatt
Sitting next to each other, strangers often become intertwined in sleep, 1983



39. David Goldblatt
Fifteen-year old Lawrence Matjee after his assault and detention by the Security Police, Khotso House, de Villiers Street, 1985




41. David Goldblatt
A new shack under construction, Lenasia Extension 9, Johannesburg, 1990



42. David Goldblatt
Domestic worker's afternoon off, Sunninghill, Sandton, 1999


43. David Goldblatt
Freedom Square: here, in the time of apartheid, on 26 June 1955, under harassment by the police, some 3000 people of all races, from all over South Africa, gathered in a Congress of the People and adopted the Freedom Charter, a template for the governance of a non-racial, democratic South Africa. The Charter became the basis of South Africa’sdemocratic constitution. Kliptown, Soweto, Johannesburg, 2003



44. David Goldblatt
Boorgat is die Antwoord, De Brak, on the Fraserburg-Sutherland road, Western Cape, 2007



45. David Goldblatt
At Kevin Kwanele’s Takwaito Barber. Lansdowne Road, Khayelitsha, Cape Town, 2007



46. David Goldblatt
Deserted farm. Holgatsfontein in the Leeukopspan area, between Britstown and Vosburg, Northern Cape, 2008



47. David Goldblatt
The sports field, Merweville, 2009



48. David Goldblatt
Refugees from Zimbabwe and refugees from Xenophobic attacks on the Witwatersrand given shelter in the Central Methodist Church, Johannesburg, 2009











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