THE ARCHIVE & PRINT COLLECTION OF JURGEN SCHADEBERG
65 YEARS OF PHOTOGRAPHY BY JURGEN SCHADEBERG
200,000.00 negatives 1942 – 2014 – 4,000 plus silver prints, many vintage, all hand printed by Jurgen Schadeberg, 500 plus colour giclee archival prints
SOUTH AFRICA – 1951 – 2009
500 plus archival black and white silver prints and colour giclee prints by Jurgen Schadeberg which cover six decades of South African photography.
10% are vintage prints and the balance are late prints.
A Retrospective of films by Jurgen & Claudia Schadeberg , a one hour Arte documentary about Jurgen Schadeberg and accompanying books and catalogues
The above section of images covers key social, cultural and political events and personalities in the early struggle for freedom in the fifties and are 60 silver prints of the black and white fifties. They are all silver gelatin prints and the average paper sizes are 40 x 50 and 50 x 60 cms. All these images were taken during the fifties in South Africa – many images come from the book “The Black and White Fifties”. This set of images includes prints of Nelson Mandela in the fifties.
The 1952 Defiance Campaign, 25 silver prints in paper sizes from 30 x 40 (unframed)
The Rise and Fall of Sophiatown – fifties – 25 framed silver prints of Sophiatown in its heyday, its forced removal and demolition to give way to a white suburb called Triomf.
The San of the Kalahari 1959 – a set of 12 framed silver prints of the San Dance of Exorcism
The story of jazz, swing and blues over six decades – 60 framed silver prints –Portraits of the most talented and influential jazz and blues singers and musicians many of whom have been sadly neglected an forgotten.
The story of Robben Island, the prison, the island and former inmates, including Nelson Mandela and Walter Sisulu – 15 framed silver prints.
Kliptown today – 2003 the Soweto suburb where the historic Freedom Charter was formed which was the basis for South Africa’s new constitution. We see how the Kliptonians live and survive today – 40 framed silver prints & 40 unframed silver prints
Voices from the Land – 2007 – a study of farm conditions in South Africa today with stories from farmers and farmworkers – 128 framed and crated silver prints.
Tales from Jozi – 2007 – the story, in colour, of life today in Johannesburg showing the diverse lives and lifestyles of a city in transition- 92 archival framed colour giclee prints in crates.
On the Beach – 1995 – a range of framed black and white and colour images of happy beach scenes from Camps Bay to the Oyster Box – 20 giclee colour prints – paper sizes range from 80 x 80 cms to 40 x 40 cms.
All the photos are digitised and all the prints have been hand printed and signed by Jurgen Schadeberg.
GREAT BRITAIN – 1964 – 1984
GERMANY – 1942 – 2012
GLASGOW, GREAT BRITAIN 1968
FRANCE – 1984-1985 & 2007 – 2010
SPAIN – 1968-1971 & 2012-2013