Pieter Hugo features in Unseen: 35 Years of Collecting Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum. The exhibition seeks to highlight 'visual associations between photographs from different times and places to encourage fresh discoveries and underscore a sense of continuity and change within the history of the medium'.
Civilization: The Way We Live Now, in which Pieter Hugo exhibits, travels to The National Gallery of Victoria. 'The exhibition explores photographers’ representations of life in cities as its key theme and presents a journey through the shared aspects of life in the urban environment'.
Pieter Hugo and Zanele Muholi are included in African Spirits at Yossi Milo. This group exhibition examines 'photographic works taken in and out of the studio tracing the iconic visual legacy of studio portraiture from mid-20th century Africa on contemporary art'.
Africa to China, Pieter Hugo's first solo exhibition in Hong Kong opens at Pékin Fine Arts. Combining recent and long-standing series, the exhibitoin is focused on Hugo's portraiture.
Huis Marseille in Amsterdam presents a selection of African photography from the Walther Collection, including works by Mame-Diarra Niang, Pieter Hugo, Zanele Muholi and Guy Tillim, bringing together these and other photographers' different perspectives on their countries and continent.
Jane Alexander, Pieter Hugo, Viviane Sassen and Guy Tillim feature in Evoking Reality at Daimler Contemporary. The exhibition 'presents objects of political photography and video art that formulate new concepts of approaching current images of reality' and is 'devoted to contemporary strategies that distance themselves from established principles of representation and popular narratives of photo journalism'.
Jo Ractliffe, Penny Siopis, Pieter Hugo, Steven Cohen, Nicholas Hlobo, Moshekwa Langa, Kemang Wa Lehulere, Zanele Muholi, Simphiwe Ndzube, Robin Rhode and Portia Zvavahera feature in Hacer Noche (Crossing Night), a series of exhibitions and residencies in Oaxaca focusing on southern Africa.
Pieter Hugo features in Civilization: The Way We Live Now opening the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Seoul, South Korea. Set to travel to Beijing, Melborne and Marseille, the show aims to 'stress the fact that contemporary civilization is an extremely complex collective enterprise.
Pieter Hugo and Viviane Sassen feature in the 3rd Beijing Photo Biennial at the CAFA Museum. Titled Confusing Public and Private, this year's biennale forms part of the Special Exhibitions section of the 1st Beizhen International Photography Festival and will also be held at the Culture Industry Center of Beizhen.
Pieter Hugo is included in In This Imperfect Present Moment at the Seattle Art Museum. The exhibition combines the work of 15 artists who 'convey vibrant narratives that resonate across global boundaries'.
Pieter Hugo's survey exhibition, Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, travels to the Museu Coleção Berardo. Curated by Uta Ruhkamp, the exhibition has previously shown at the Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte in Dortmund and Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg.
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, Pieter Hugo's mid-career survey exhibition, travels to the Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte (MMK) in Dortmund, Germany. The exhibition, previously at Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, will be on show until May 2018.
Works from Pieter Hugo's 1994 series feature in Dangerous Art at the Haifa Museum of Art. This exhibition 'revolves around artists' response to limitations placed on civil freedom, in Israel and worldwide'.
Organ Vida International Photography Festival will present a solo exhibition of Pieter Hugo works titled Verisimilar Worlds: The West African Works 2005-2010. The show will consist works from Hugo's 'Nollywood', 'Permanent Error' and 'Gadawan Kura – The Hyena Men I and II' series and will be held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb.
Pieter Hugo, Zanele Muholi and Barthélémy Toguo are included in AFRICA. Telling a world at Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea. The exhibition curated by Adelina von Fürstenberg and Ginevra Bria will feature 33 artists from the continent and its diaspora.
Pieter Hugo is included in Up to Now. Fabrica Photography showing as part of Fotografia Europea. Fabrica has selected 37 photographers and over one hundred works, and this review focusses on the works of young photographers that have gained international recognition over the years.
Work by Pieter Hugo will be appearing in the Contemporary Photography section of the National Gallery of Victoria Festival of Photography in Melbourne.
Pieter Hugo and Guy Tillim are included in 10 Years Old 2007-2017: A History of the World Told Through the Images of the Fondazione Cassa di risparmio di Modena Collection. The exhibition is curated by Filippo Maggia and Chiara Dall’Olio.
Pieter Hugo's 1994, focusing on children born after the year in which apartheid was officially abolished, is part of the Rijksmuseum's expansive exhibition Good Hope. South Africa and The Netherlands from 1600.
Pieter Hugo had solo shows at three galleries in the first quarter of 2017: at Yossi Milo in New York, where he showed 1994; Priska Pasquer, Cologne, with 1994, Californian Wildflowers and Flat Noodle Soup Talk; and Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam, with 1994 and Californian Wildflowers.
Guy Tillim and Pieter Hugo are included in A Closer Look: Portraits from the Paul G Allen Family Collection. The exhibition is dedicated to portraits and exploring how artists seek to convey the essence of their subjects.
Pieter Hugo has collaborated with New York fashion label Hood By Air on a series of photographs featuring the Gully Queens of Kingston, Jamaica. The resulting publication was launched at Dashwood Books, New York, and is now available from their online shop.
Thirteen Works by Pieter Hugo showed at the Gallery of Photography, Ireland. The exhibition brought together works from three series: The Hyena and Other Men, Nollywood and Permanent Error.
Pieter Hugo was the In Focus artist for the 2015 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize exhibition. The show opened at the National Portrait Gallery in London and travelled to Edinburgh.
Pieter Hugo was shortlisted for the sixth Prix Pictet, themed Disorder, for his series Permanent Error. The Disorder exhibition has been seen at the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Somerset House in London, MAXXI Museum in Rome, CAB Art Centre in Brussels, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum in Geneva, and LUMA Westbau – Löwenbräukunst in Zurich.