David Goldblatt (born 29 November 1930 – died June 2018) is a South Africanphotographernoted for his portrayal of South Africa during apartheid and more recently that country’s landscapes. But all his work was filled with an intense humanity.

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He has described himself as a “self-appointed observer and critic of the society into which I was born.” Goldblatt’s grandparents were Lithuanian Jews who found sanctuary in South Africa.