Pieter Hugo
Pieter Hugo in Museum der Arbeit

Pieter Hugo features in Man & Mining at the Museum der Arbeit. The show aims to 'connect the asymmetries of global resource extraction and the concrete consequences for people in the Global South with a discussion of consumer behavior'. 

Various artists in You to Me

Georgina Gratrix, Pieter Hugo, Moshekwa Langa and Jo Ractliffe exhibit in You to Me, Me to You at A4 Arts Foundation. Curated by Francisco Berzunza as a love letter, the exhibitions aims to address 'the perils of unrequited love'.

Hugo and Sassen at Rijksmuseum

Pieter Hugo and Viviane Sassen feature in New Horizons at the Rijksmuseum. The exhibition comprises 30 photographs by Dutch and international photographers, showcasing highlights in 'modern colour photography'.

Pieter Hugo in Civilization, Saatchi

Pieter Hugo features in the newest iteration of the travelling exhibition, Civilization: The Way We Live Now, taking place at Saatchi Gallery. The show aims to track the complexity of contemporary life 'through the eyes of 150 of the world’s most accomplished photographers'.

Various artists at Haus der Kunst

Jane Alexander, Edson Chagas, Pieter Hugo, Jo Ractliffe, Penny Siopis and Guy Tillim feature in Trace - Formations of Likeness: Photography and Video from The Walther Collection, taking place at Haus der Kunst. The exhibition aims to showcase 'the medium’s capacity as both an instrument for empowerment and formation of the self, as well as its complex uses as a tool for control and subjugation'.

Pieter Hugo at the Sorbonne Art gallery

An exhibition of Pieter Hugo's 1994 works takes place at the Sorbonne Art Gallery as part of Photo-Days Photography festival. The series comprises images of children from the post-conflict societies of South Africa and Rwanda. 

Pieter Hugo at the Festival Jaou Photo

Pieter Hugo features in Our Time, Even in Dreams an exhibition taking place on billboards across the city as part of Festival Jaou Photo. Works from 1994 are included for how they highlight 'our hopes, individual or collective, past or present, latent or expressed'. 

Various artists at Labor&Materials at 21c Museums

Pieter Hugo, Zanele Muholi and Serge Alain Nitegeka feature in Labor&Materials at 21c Museums, Kansas City. The exhibition aims to 'explore the evolution of industry in the 21st century, presenting a precarious balance between promise and peril'. 

Hugo in Civilization: The Way We Live Now

Civilization: The Way We Live Now, featuring works by Pieter Hugo, travels to Musei San Domenico. The exhibition centers on over 100 photographers who, 'depict, reveal, examine, critique and otherwise reflect upon our hyper- modern, technologically complex human ‘hive’'.

Pieter Hugo at the Fotomuseum Den Haag

Pieter Hugo is among thirty artists featured in Parents at the Fotomuseum Den Haag. The selection of works is intended to show that 'the relationship between parent and child is both universal and extremely personal and intimate'. 

Guy Tillim, Pieter Hugo and Viviane Sassen works selected for 'Friendship. Nature. Culture.' exhibition.

Works by Pieter Hugo, Viviane Sassen and Guy Tillim are included in the 44th anniversary exhibition at Daimler Contemporary, titled Friendship. Nature. Culture. The collection's 3 000 works span 100 years, '[forming] networks and [exploring] the interplay between art and human coexistence'.

Pieter Hugo in Arles

Being Present, a solo exhibition by Pieter Hugo, takes place at Rencontres d'Arles. Collating over 100 head and shoulder portraits, this presentation provides an expansive overview of the artist’s engagement with this particular tradition.

Pieter Hugo in Dancing with at the Dead The Lock-Up

Pieter Hugo features in Dancing with the Dead at The Lock-Up. The group exhibition is named after the infamous Madagascan/Malagasy ritual of Famadihana, seeking to 'illuminate the convergence of memory and corporeality within a larger constellation of death and its surrounding multitudes'.

Pieter Hugo at in traveling exhibition Civilization: The Way We Live Now

Civilization: The Way We Live Now, in which Pieter Hugo exhibits, travels to the Auckland Art Gallery from 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 at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Pieter Hugo exhibits in Through an African Lens: Sub-Saharan Photography from the Museum’s Collection at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston. The exhibition features over 70 photographs by 20 artists exploring a variety of artistic styles and expression from the 1950s to the present.

Pieter Hugo at Huxley-Parlour gallery
Pieter Hugo presents a solo exhibiton of his latest series La Cucaracha at Huxley-Parlour gallery.
Pieter Hugo at MUSAC

Pieter Hugo’s Gadawan Kura – The Hyena Men are on view in Five stories with a point of view, an exhibition of works from the collection of MUSAC, Museum of Contemporary Art of Castilla y Leon, Spain.

Pieter Hugo La Cucaracha at Yossi
Pieter Hugo presents an exhibition of his latest body of work, La Cucaracha, at Yossi Milo Gallery. 
Various artists in Risk at A4

Jane Alexander, Meschac Gaba, Pieter Hugo and Berni Searle feature in Risk at A4 Arts Foundation, 'a group exhibition about vulnerability and possibility', curated by Josh Ginsburg.

Pieter Hugo in Unseen at the Getty

Pieter Hugo features in Unseen: 35 Years of Collecting Photographs at the J Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles. The exhibition highlights 'associations between photographs from different times and places' to 'underscore a sense of continuity and change within the history of the medium'.

Zanele Muholi and Pieter Hugo at Yossi Milo

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'.

Pieter Hugo at the Bucerius Kunst Forum
Pieter Hugo features in Here We Are Today: A View Of The World In Photography and Video Art the Bucerius Kunst Forum. The exhibition explores 'paradigmatic positions in the artistic engagement with central issues of our globalised society'.
Pieter Hugo at Pékin Fine Arts, Hong Kong

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.

Recent Histories at Huis Marseille

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.

Guy Tillim, Pieter Hugo, Jane Alexander and Viviane Sassen in Evoking Reality

Jane AlexanderPieter 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'.

Hacer Noche in Oaxaca, Mexico

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 in Civilization: The Way We Live Now

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 at the 3rd Beijing Photo Biennial

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 at the Seattle Art Museum

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 at The Museu Coleção Berardo

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.

Pieter Hugo at the Barbican
Pieter Hugo is included in Another Kind of Life: Photography on the Margins at the Barbican Art Gallery in London. The exhibition touches on themes of countercultures, subcultures and minorities and seeks to reflect a diverse, complex view of the world as captured by photographers.
Pieter Hugo at the Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte

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.

Pieter Hugo at the Haifa Museum of Art

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'.

Pieter Hugo at Organ Vida Photography Festival

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.

Various artists at  Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea

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 at Fotografia Europea

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.

Pieter Hugo, NGV Australia

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 Fondazione Fotografia Modena

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 at Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg
Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg presents a survey of Pieter Hugo's work, titled Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, in February 2017 - the artist's first solo museum show in Germany. The show, spanning 13 years of work, is accompanied by a new monograph.
Pieter Hugo at the Rijksmuseum

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: Three solo shows

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.

Pieter Hugo at MAST, Bologna
Pieter Hugo is among various artists included in LAVORO in MOVIMENTO / WORK in MOTION, an exhibition of images, videos and installations focusing on the changes taking place in the world of work and production.
Pieter Hugo at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art
Pieter Hugo and Nandipha Mntambo are included in Regarding Africa: Contemporary Art and Afro-Futurism at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art. The exhibition seeks to 'reflect the vitality and effervescence that motivate Africa today, as well as the chaotic, brutal and at times tragic African reality'.
Tillim and Hugo in A Closer Look

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 & Hood By Air

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.

Pieter Hugo, Thirteen Works at Gallery of Photography, Dublin

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 in focus

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 Prix Pictet

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.

Pieter Hugo Dookoom

Pieter Hugo has directed South African band Dookoom's video for their track Dirty. See City Press for contrasting opinions on the video, and Texx and the City for an interview with Dookoom on the collaboration.