Pieter Hugo

Pieter Hugo

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Pieter Hugo has been nominated for the Prix Pictet 2015 Global Photography Award, the world's leading prize in photography and sustainability, and is the In Focus artist at the National Portrait Gallery, London, during the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize exhibition (opening 12 November 2015). His work is included in Beastly/Tierisch at Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland (30 May to 11 October). Recent group shows include I will go there, take me home at the MAC, Belfast.

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Pieter Hugo (born 1976 in Johannesburg) is a photographic artist living in Cape Town. Major museum solo exhibitions have taken place at The Hague Museum of Photography, Musée de l'Elysée in Lausanne, Ludwig Museum in Budapest, Fotografiska in Stockholm, MAXXI in Rome and the Institute of Modern Art Brisbane, among others. Hugo has participated in numerous group exhibitions at institutions including Tate Modern, the Folkwang Museum, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, and the São Paulo Bienal. His work is represented in prominent public and private collections, among them the Museum of Modern Art, V&A Museum, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art, J Paul Getty Museum, Walther Collection, Deutsche Börse Group, Folkwang Museum and Huis Marseille. Hugo received the Discovery Award at the Rencontres d'Arles Festival and the KLM Paul Huf Award in 2008, the Seydou Keita Award at the Rencontres de Bamako African Photography Biennial in 2011, and was shortlisted for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2012.

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Also see www.pieterhugo.com