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Public Intimacy: Art and Other Ordinary Acts in South Africa

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    Athi-Patra Ruga, The Future White Women of Azania, 2012; performed as part of Performa Obscura in collaboration with Mikhael Subotzky; commissioned for the exhibition Making Way, Grahamstown, South Africa; photo: Ruth Simbao, courtesy Athi-Patra Ruga and WHATIFTHEWORLD/GALLERY.

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    Conrad Botes, Untitled, from i-jusi Issue #15, 2001; printed 2010; lithograph; 12 13/16 x 19 11/16 in. (32.5 x 50 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Accessions Committee Fund purchase; © Conrad Botes; photo: Don Ross

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    David Goldblatt, Willem Voster with friends, family, home and garden, Merweville, Western Cape. 2 March 2009, 2009; printed 2013; three inkjet prints; 43 11/16 x 159 7/16 in. (111 x 405 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Gift of the artist and Goodman Gallery, South Africa; © David Goldblatt

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    David Goldblatt, Woman smoking, Fordsburg, Johannesburg, 1975 pigment inkjet print; 23 5/8 in. x 29 1/2 in. (60 cm x 75 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Accessions Committee Fund purchase; © David Goldblatt

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    David Goldblatt, Woman smoking, Fordsburg, Johannesburg, 1975 pigment inkjet print; 23 5/8 in. x 29 1/2 in. (60 cm x 75 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Accessions Committee Fund purchase; © David Goldblatt

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    Nicholas Hlobo, Umphanda ongazaliyo (installation view), 2008; rubber, ribbon, zips, steel, wood, plaster; ICA Boston; © Nicholas Hlobo; photo: John Kennard

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    Anton Kannemeyer, D is for dancing ministers, from the series Alphabet of Democracy, 2006; lithograph on Chine Collé; 22 1/16 x 24 in. (56 x 61 cm); Courtesy the artist and Stevenson, Cape Town and Johannesburg; © Anton Kannemeyer

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    William Kentridge , Drawing from Tide Table: Officers with Binoculars, 2003; charcoal on paper; 49 in. x 63 in. (124.46 cm x 160.02 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Accessions Committee Fund: gift of Shawn and Brook Byers, Jean and James E. Douglas, Jr., the Modern Art Council, Helen Hilton Raiser, and Helen and Charles Schwab; © William J. Kentridge

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    Terry Kurgan, Hotel Yeoville, 2012; digital print on bamboo hahnemulle paper; Courtesy the artist; © Terry Kurgan

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    Sabelo Mlangeni, Couple Bheki and Sipho from the series Country Girls, 2009; gelatin silver print; 40 x 30 cm.; Courtesy the artist and Stevenson, Cape Town and Johannesburg; © Sabelo Mlangeni

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    Sabelo Mlangeni, Couple Bheki and Sipho from the series Country Girls, 2009; gelatin silver print; 40 x 30 cm.; Courtesy the artist and Stevenson, Cape Town and Johannesburg; © Sabelo Mlangeni

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    Santu Mofokeng, Supplication, Johannesburg - Soweto Line, from the series Train Church, 1986; pigment print; 9 13/16 x 13 3/4 in. (25 x 35 cm); Courtesy the artist and Lunetta Bartz, MAKER, Johannesburg; © Santu Mofokeng

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    Billy Monk, The Catacombs, 30 September 1967, 1967; printed 2011; gelatin silver print; 10 1/16 x 14 15/16 in. (25.56 x 37.94 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Accessions Committee Fund purchase; © Estate of Billy Monk

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    Zanele Muholi, Nomonde Mbusi, Berea, Johannesburg, 2007; gelatin silver print; 23 13/16 in. x 34 1/16 in. (60.5 cm x 86.5 cm); Courtesy of the artist and Stevenson, Cape Town and Johannesburg; © Zanele Muholi

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    Sello Pesa and Vaughn Sadie, Inhabitant (still), 2012; live performance from Danse, L'Afrique Danse, Newtown Johannesburg; Courtesy Ntsoana Contemporary Dance Theatre; photo: Kutlwano Mokgotsi

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    Cameron Platter, Bring Back Lost Lover, 2013; digital print; 186 x 90 in. (15 1/2 x 7 1/2 ft.); Courtesy the artist; © Cameron Platter

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    Lindeka Qampi, Untitled [Pink house], from the series Daily Lives, 2008; inkjet print; 11 in. x 14 3/4 in. (27.94 cm x 37.47 cm); Collection SFMOMA, purchase through a gift of Jane and Larry Reed; © Lindeka Qampi

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    Mikhael Subotzky and Patrick Waterhouse, Cleaning the Core, Ponte City, Johannesburg, 2008; lightjet chromogenic print; 49 7/16 x 59 1/16 in. (125.5 x 150 cm); Courtesy the artists and Goodman Gallery; © Mikhael Subotzky and Patrick Waterhouse

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