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David Goldblatt
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Born (1930-11-29)29 November 1930
Randfontein, South Africa
Died 25 June 2018(2018-06-25) (aged 87)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Nationality South African
Occupation Photographer
Years active 1948–2018
Notable work
On the Mines (1973), Some Afrikaners Photographed, (1975) The Structure of Things Then (1998)

David Goldblatt (29 November 1930 – 25 June 2018) was a South African photographer. He was known for his photographs of South Africa during the period of apartheid and more recently that country's landscapes. He called himself as a “self-appointed observer" and "critic of the society into which I was born.”

Goldblatt died on 25 June 2018 in Johannesburg from skin cancer, aged 87.


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