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Various Artists At Standard Bank Gallery

From Sitting to Selfie: 300 years of South African Portraits at Standard Bank Gallery in Johannesburg maps the long tradition of portraiture and its changing use and function in society. The exhibition, which opened to the public 25 June 2014, features work by Candice Breitz, Willem Boshoff, Hasan & Husain Essop, David Goldblatt, Haroon Gunn-Salie, Robert Hodgins, William Kentridge, Brett Murray, Walter Oltmann, Mikhael Subotzky, Minnette Vári and Diane Victor amongst others. From 19th century oil paintings to 21st century video installations, the exhibition raises many interesting questions about how and why people make portraits of themselves and others, and how the reasons for this have changed over time. The exhibition runs until 6 September 2014.

Mikhael Subotzky Shortlisted for Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Award

Mikhael Subotzky’s book Retinal Shift (published by Steidl on the occasion of his Standard Bank Young Artist Award) is one of the 30 photobooks shortlisted for the Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Award. The names of the laureates will be revealed at Paris Photo on 14 November 2012, in the presence of the two juries composed of Phillip Block, Chris Boot, Julien Frydman, Lesley A. Martin, James Wellford, Els Barents, Roxana Marcoci, Edward Robinson, Timothy Pruss and Thomas Seelig.

Jodi Bieber and Mikhael Subotzky on the World in London

Jodi Bieber and Mikhael Subotzky are participating in The World in London , organised by The Photographers’ Gallery and forming part of the London 2012 Festival, the finale of the Cultural Olympiad. The project presents portraits of Londoners by British and international photographers taken from 2009 to 2012. Each portrait shows a person or people from one of the 204 nations taking part in the London 2012 Games, accompanied by individual stories.The World in London is a celebration of Londoners and demonstrates photography’s ability to capture the human form in interesting and distinct ways. This summer you can see the exhibition in Central and East London. Victoria Park, London E3, Victoria Park, London E3. The exhibition runs from 27 July to 12 August 2012.

Mikhael Subotzky and Broomberg & Chanarin at the Saatchi Gallery

Photographs from Mikhael Subotzky’s ‘Beaufort West’ series and Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin’s ‘People in trouble’ series feature on Out of Focus at the Saatchi Gallery in London. This is the first major photography exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery since the highly acclaimed and controversial 2001 show I Am a Camera, and presents work by 38 artists who offeinnovativer an international perspective on current trends in photography, working with the medium in diverse, and arresting ways.

The exhibition runs from the 25 April – 22 July 2012

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Press for Mikhael Subotzky

Surfacing / Cape Times / Cape Town / 2 April 2014

Breaking Through Surfaces to Undeclared Spaces by Genna Gardini (3.5 MB)

In Context / The Star / Johannesburg / South Africa / 20 May 2010

A nose and a box to draw art lovers by Ufrieda Ho (3.3 MB)

In Context / The Star / Johannesburg / South Africa / 20 May 2010

A nose and a box to draw art lovers by Ufrieda Ho (3.3 MB)

Mikhael Subotzky / Business Day Live / Johannesburg / South Africa / 30 May 2013

Looking Back In Anger To Be Seen by Chris Thurman (264.8 KB)

Mikhael Subotzky / Financial Times / United Kingdom / 15 November 2013

Marrakech's Museum For Photography and the Visual Arts Offers Surprises by Francis Hodgson (540 KB)

Mikhael Subotzky / Mail & Guardian / Johannesburg / South Africa / 22 - 28 June 2012

Observers of the Settler's Town by Anthea Buys (464.1 KB)

Mikhael Subotzky / Photo Eye Blog / 8 November 2012

Book Reviews Retinal Shift by Blake Andrews (412.8 KB)

Mikhael Subotzky / Art Magazin / June 2010

Schwartz, Weiß, und alle Farben by Camilla Péus (1.8 MB)

Mikhael Subotzky / New York Times / New York / 8 September 2008

Splitting The Gallery in Half to Focus on Social Strife by Karen Rosenberg (190.5 KB)

Mikhael Subotzky / The Sunday Independent / South Africa / 10 June 2008

Documenting and Inhabiting the Contradictions, Mikhael Subotzky by Raffaella Delle Donne (161 KB)

Mikhael Subotzky / Foam Magazine / Amsterdam / Fall 2007

Die Vier Hoeke by Sean O'Toole (11.6 MB)

Mikhael Subotzky / The Guardian / London / 6 September 2007

Mikhael Subotzky's Best Shot by Leo Benedictus (55 KB)
  • Solo exhibitions

    Mikhael Subotzky with Patrick Waterhouse / Recent Works

    Mikhael Subotzky / Two Projects: Arts on Main

    Mikhael Subotzky / Two Projects: Jan Smuts

    Group exhibitions

    Surfacing

    C-16: A Group Exhibition

    Structures

    Structures

    Editions

    Advance/...Notice

    Winter Show

    In Context

    Sphères 2009 / Le Moulin

    'US' / Curated by Simon Njami & Bettina Malcomess

  • Retinal Shift

  • Biography

    Group Exhibitions

    Teaching, Lectureships and Workshop

    Awards and Merits

    Academic Record and Residencies

    Collections

    Selected Articles and Reviews

    Publications

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