Mikhael Subotzky. Residents, Vaalkoppies. 2006

Mikhael Subotzky Residents, Vaalkoppies 2006

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These photographs are from Subotzky's series about Beaufort West, the oldest town in the arid Great Karoo region of the Western Cape, which boasts affluent suburbs, historic monuments to the Anglo-Boer War, and the spectacular Karoo National Park. At the same time, Beaufort West is characterized by systemic poverty, crime, and unemployment, the legacy of South Africas apartheid past.

Gallery label from Impressions from South Africa, 1965 to Now, March 23–August 14, 2011.
Medium
Chromogenic color print
Dimensions
41 9/16 × 50 11/16" (105.6 × 128.7 cm)
Credit
Fund for the Twenty-First Century
Object number
1965.2008.x1-x2
Copyright
© 2020 Mikhael Subotzky
Department
Photography

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