Pieter Hugo

A mid-career survey of Hugo’s photographs, This Must be the Place: Selected Works 2003-2011, is currently traveling in Europe including venues such as Musée de l'Elysée in Lausanne, Switzerland, The Hague Museum of Photography in the Netherlands and Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon. His work was recently exhibited at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; the Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki; and the Institute of Modern Art in Brisbane, Australia, and is held in the permanent collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Musée de l'Elysée, Lausanne; Huis Marseille, Amsterdam and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, among others. The artist's books, The Hyena & Other Men (2007), Nollywood (2009), Permanent Error (2011), and This Must Be the Place (2012), were published by Prestel. Pieter Hugo was born in South Africa in 1976 and currently lives and works near Cape Town.