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.
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.