January 23, 2020
After six years of trying, having previously been stopped by Brazilian military authorities, Sebastiao Salgado visited Serra Pelada in Autumn 1986 to document the gold rush on the border of the Amazonian rainforest. The site's fame was arguably elevated by a number of photographs taken by Salgado and one other photographer. This example demonstrates clearly the appalling working conditions of over 50,000 diggers in one of the world's largest open-air gold mines at the time.
About The Artist
Portraying that which we must strive to preserve via his stunning photography, Sebastiao Salgado sets an example with his diligent....Read More
About The Gallery
Lougher Contemporary was founded by Huw Lougher in 2015 with the mission to acquire and offer a diverse selection of editions and ....Read More
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