n Literator : Journal of Literary Criticism, Comparative Linguistics and Literary Studies - Photography - the orphan of visual arts?
Witness : 52 years of pointing lenses at life, Jurgen Schadeberg : book review

Volume 26, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0258-2279
  • E-ISSN: 2219-8237



A decade or two ago photography as an art form in the South African context might have been described as the orphan of the visual arts, and yet this dubious distinction was certainly not due to a lack of highly professional and often internationally renowned photo-graphers, such as Paul Weinberg, John Liebenberg, Alf Kumalo, Peter Magubane, Ken Oosterbroek, Sydney Goldblatt and of course Jurgen Schadeberg, as well as many others.

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