Dec 20, 2015

Portrait #16, South Africa

Portrait #16, South Africa

2016, printed 2017

Pieter Hugo

(South African, b. 1976)

Digital chromogenic print

Overall: 120 x 160 cm (47 1/4 x 63 in.)

Dudley P. Allen Fund 2017.67

Edition: Edition of 5 + 2 Artist's Proofs


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The brothers' pose echoes an iconic photograph of a child killed during a 1976 uprising against apartheid.


Hugo’s series depicts Rwandan and South African children born after 1994, a year marked by Rwandan genocide and the end of apartheid in South Africa. Without direct experience of those horrors, can these children escape past hatreds and build a better world?

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Dudley P. Allen Fund

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