Portrait by Ralph Rosenbauer
Portrait by Ralph Rosenbauer

 

Naudé was born in 1984 in Cape Town, where he continues to live. He graduated with a BA Visual Arts Honours degree from the University of Stellenbosch in 2007.

Naudé had a solo exhition “The Bovine Prophecy” at The Photographers’ Gallery in London, UK (2020). A group exhibtion “Unseen – 35 Years of Collecting Photographs” at The J.Paul Getty museum, Los Angeles, USA together with Master photographers such as August Sander, Malick Sidibé, Walker Evans and William Wegman. (2020). His works has been feature in The HARPERS Magazine in New York, USA (2020).

He had a solo exhibition “A Decade of Seeing” at the Everard Read gallery Johannesburg, South Africa (2018). A group show include “Botanical Show” at Everard Read Johannesburg, South Africa (2018); “WINTER” at Everard Read Cape Town, South Africa (2018); BOTH, AND… A group exhibition reflecting on 15 years of the gallery’s existence, Stevenson gallery Cape Town, South Africa (2018). LA GACILLY PHOTO FESTIVAL BADEN, AUSTRIA (2018)

He has had solo exhibitions at Stevenson Cape Town and Johannesburg (2011, 2010 and 2014) and showed selected photographs from Animal Farm in the print room at The Photographers’ Gallery in London in 2013. Group shows include Chroma (Cape Town) and The Loom of the Land (Johannesburg), at Stevenson in 2014 and 2013; In Focus: Animalia at the J Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles (2015); Lyon Biennale, La vie modern (2015); Joseph Walsh, Johannes Nagel and Daniel Naudé at Artists House, New Art Centre, Wiltshire (2014); Apartheid and After at Huis Marseille, Amsterdam (2014); The festival artist at the Aardklop National Arts Festival, Potchefstroom (2012); Neither Man Nor Stone at the Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town (2012); Lagos Photo Festival, Nigeria (2011); Bamako Encounters African Photography Biennial, Mali (2011); Greatest Hits of 2007 at the AVA Gallery, Cape Town (2011); Breaking News: Contemporary photography from the Middle East and Africa, works from the collection of the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena, in Modena, Italy (2010); and PEEKABOO – Current South Africa at the Tennis Palace Art Museum, Helsinki (2010).

Naudé’s first book, Animal Farm, was published by Prestel in 2012, followed by Sightings of the Sacred: Cattle in India, Uganda and Madagascar in 2016, also by Prestel. His third book, Cattle of the Ages together with South African’s President Cyril Ramaphosa was published by Jacana media (2017). He self-pubished his forth book The Bovine Prophecy in 2020.

Naudé took part in the Fall 2011 residency programme at Anderson Ranch in Aspen, Colorado.

His work has been collected by the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles and Huis Marseille in Amsterdam and by many others such as Paul Allen the Co-founder of Microsoft. Naudé has also done assigned commissions for the Oppenheimer’s horses, Stephan Welz’s Thuli cattle and South African’s President Mr. Cyril Ramaphosa’s Ankole cattle.

Current Exhibition

 

UPCOMING:

 

EVERARD READ GALLERY JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

8 April 2021 – 30 April 2021

The Bovine Prophecy – Xhosa cattle on the shore of the wild coast. 

Solo exhibition

 

 

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CURRENT:

 

MUSÉE DES CONFLUENCES, LYON, FRANCE

16 October 2020 – 21 August 2021

Makay. Collecting of Naudé Madagascar works from Sightings of the Sacred project

Group exhibition

 

 

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PAST:

 

EVERARD READ GALLERY FRANSCHHOEK, SOUTH AFRICA

6 November 2020 – 23 November 2020

The Bovine Prophecy – Xhosa cattle on the shore of the wild coast. 

Solo exhibition

 

THE PHOTOGRAPHERS’ GALLERY LONDON, UK

13 August 2020 – 10 September 2020

The Bovine Prophecy – Xhosa cattle on the shore of the wild coast. 

Solo exhibition

 

EVERARD READ GALLERY JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

25 June 2020 – 28 July 2020

Tiny

Group exhibition

 

EVERARD READ GALLERY CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA

19 June 2020 – 22 July 2020

Still lives

Group exhibition

 

EVERARD READ GALLERY CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA

4 April 2020 – 3 May 2020

Solidarity Fund

Group exhibition

 

THE J. PAUL GETTY MUSEUM, LOS ANGELES, USA

17 Dec 2019 – 8 March 2020

Unseen. 35 Years of Collecting Photographs.

Group exhibition

 

EVERARD READ GALLERY LONDON, ENGLAND

13 Feb – 2 March 2019

A Decade of Seeing. 

Solo exhibition

 

EVERARD READ GALLERY CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA

4 Dec 2018 – 4 Jan 2019

A Decade of Seeing.

Solo exhibition

 

LA GACILLY PHOTO FESTIVAL BADEN, AUSTRIA

08 June – 30 September 2018

Festival La Gacilly-Baden Photo. Baden, Austria

Group exhibition

 

STEVENSON GALLERY. Cape Town, South Africa

5 July – 24 August 2018

BOTH, AND… A group exhibition reflecting on 15 years of the gallery’s existence.

Group exhibition

 

EVERARD READ GALLERY CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA

16 June – 11 July 2018

WINTER Show. Cape Town, South Africa

Group exhibition

 

EVERARD READ GALLERY JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

17 May – 9 June 2018
Botanical Show.

Group exhibition

 

EVERARD READ GALLERY JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

22 February 2018 – 31 March 2018

A Decade of Seeing. Selected works from (2007-2017)

Solo exhibition

 

LA GACILLY, FRANCE

3 June – 30 September 2017

Festival La Gacilly Photo – La Gacilly France

 

LOS ANGELES, USA

26 May – 18 October 2015

In Focus: Animalia – J. PAUL GETTY MUSEUM, Los Angeles

 

MODENA, ITALY

9 July – 6 September 2015

Strange Worlds – works part of the collection of Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Moden

In Modena at Foro Boario, via Bono da Nonantola 2

 

LYON, FRANCE

10 September 2015 – 3 January 2016

13th BIENNALE DE LYON – LA VIE MODERNE

 

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS

23 – 25 September 2016

Unseen Photo Fair – The Photographers’ Gallery