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Jurgen Schadeberg's Leica Hall of Fame award for Life time Achievement takes place in Wetzlar, Germany, on 15th November when Jurgen opens an exhibition which will tour museums internationally - a book signing and show follows at the Frankfurt Leica Gallery on 17th November.

International Center of Photography
the 30th Annual Infinity Awards
Lifetime Achievement
4th September 2014

La vida de Mandela y el muro de Berlín, protagonistas en la nueva exposición fotográfica de la UPV

Photo by Stephanie Badini

This film about Jurgen was made for the ICP Awards
28 April 2104.

A German Rebel in South Africa By

Seven Decades of Jurgen Schadeberg

AZ Journal
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Darmstadt Echo
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The History Boys
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John Edwin Mason Jürgen Schadeberg: ICP's 2014 Cornell Capa Lifetime Achievement Award
Two people have done more to shape South African photography than any others. They have no peers. The first is David Goldblatt, who received the International Center of Photography's Cornell Capa Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013. The second is Jürgen Schadeberg, who'll be honored with the same award tonight.
John Edwin Mason

Madiba Photo Auctioned at
Stephan Welz for R 65 000
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Madiba Photo Auctioned at Stephan Welz for R 190 000 - Play Video

TTT Interview - German TV 2013
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Il Nuovo Berlinese è
Capturing apartheid Two Pasadena libraries showcase photos of South Africa under apartheid taken by Jürgen Schadeberg - By Justin Chapman 01/05/2012
CPT - Committee to Protect Journalists
Remembering Henry Nxumalo, pioneer under apartheid

'Photographs of seven decades'
on occasion of his 80th Birthday.
The Exhibition runs to the 15th January 2012

October 2011 to a programme called Stilbruch on RBB TV Berlin.

Deutscher Fotograf in England
Auf ein Bier mit Grandma

Italian Press - December 2011

Nelson Mandela (PDF File)

Mich konntewenig schocken. (PDF file)

PP UK Article (PDF file 2.1MB)

Le Pin-la-Garenne sous l’objectif de Schadeberg - Photo - France 3 Régions - France 3

Recent one hour documentary
on Jurgen (Arte TV)

Claudia Schadeberg
Photography and Film Producer

BOLI - (Sep-Nov 2009) (PDF file)

Gallerie Flo Peters (PDF file)

A book and a photographic exhibition launched in Johannesburg honour Nelson Mandela's legacy.

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Interview for RFI Anglophone (Radio France International) June 2009

LFI Magazine June 2008 front cover

SOWETAN Monday 21 October 1996
Drum’s lensman to show his talent By Claire Keeton

Mail&Guardian 13-19 December 1996
A retrospective of Jurgen Schadeberg’s work over the last 40 years confirms his enduring photographic eye.
Hazel Friedman spoke to him.

BUSINESS DAY 28 Tuesday 2003
Art’s poor cousin develops a shine - By Tim Cohen

The Sunday Independent - 12 October 2003 Beyond the lens By Mary Stuart Jurgen Schadeberg's iconic pictures from the 1950s are legends - but he warns against idealising that reality.

He helped to create a legend The man behind the Drum book – By Rina Minervini

Hola – 15 April 2001 Legendary lens man ever fresh Fifty year on and Jurgen Schadeberg is as sharp as ever, writes Themba

The Sunday Independent - 24 November 1996 Schadeberg’s retrospective shows a profound humanist at work. Darryl Accone's Sunday Profile

New York Times Friday, 13 April, 2001 Art in Review Jurgen Schadeberg ‘Drumbeat,
South Africa, 1950 -1994” Axis Gallery By Holland Cotter

INTERVAL Tuesday, 22 January 2002

Spirit of the times captured on film A look at life through Jurgen Schadeberg’s camera lens
By Geraldine Frohling