Pieter Hugo's "There's a Place in Hell for Me and My Friends"

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 23, 2013
This morning we take a look back at one of our favorite photographers, Pieter Hugo's series There's a Place in Hell for Me and My Friends, a series of close-up portraits of the artist and his friends, all of whom call South Africa home. Through a digital process of converting colour images to black and white while manipulating the colour channels, Hugo emphasizes the pigment (melanin) in his sitters' skins so they appear heavily marked by blemishes and sun damage.

Pieter Hugo "Kin" @ Yossi Milo Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 23, 2013
Yossi Milo Gallery is pleased to announce Kin, a new exhibition of color photographs by renowned artist (and former Juxtapoz cover artist) Pieter Hugo. The exhibition will open on Friday, September 6, and close on Saturday, October 19 with an opening reception for the artist on Friday, September 6 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. This is the artist’s fourth solo exhibition at the gallery.

'The Hyena and Other Men,' and other Photographs by Pieter Hugo

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 05, 2013
South African photographer Pieter Hugo's series The Hyena and Other Men, photographs of animal wranglers in Lagos, Nigeria have recieved 'varying reactions from people - inquisitivieness, disbelief and repulsion.' While some were fascinated other saw marketing potentials with the men, while animal-rights groups wanted to intervene...

Figures & Fictions: Contemporary South African Photography coming to V & A Museum, London

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 28, 2011
When we published our Contemporary African Art Issue in November of 2008, we featured a few prominent contemporary South African photographers, including Pieter Hugo and Mikhael Subotzky. Both, along with 15 others, are part of the Victoria and Albert Museum of London's exhibition, Figures & Fictions: Contemporary South African Photography, opening April 12, 2011. More after the jump . . .

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