The images of ordinary Soweto life that captured apartheid’s anger and injustice

David Goldblatt’s photo essay from 1972 is a key document of an era. Now the award-winning photographer’s work is to be shown in London, writes Vanessa Thorpe

‘Johannesburg is not an easy city to love … my thoughts and feelings about it are fragmented’ David Goldblatt


The photographer David Goldblatt, the great chronicler of the apartheid era in South Africa, is to be celebrated by one of the first London art galleries to re-open this month. Goldblatt, who died in 2018, has not been the subject of a major London...

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