David Goldblatt: The Angel of History

Faculty-Driven Exhibition #4

February 28 – March 25, 2023

David Goldblatt, IX Thesis on the Philosophy of History (2019), sixteen prints, letterpress on paper, 23 1/2 x 15 3/4 in. each. Collection of Pitzer College, gift of the artist.

David Goldblatt: The Angel of History derives inspiration from Walter Benjamin’s essay Theses on the Philosophy of History (1940). The exhibition presents a work of sixteen letterpress on paper prints by Visiting Professor of History David Goldblatt, which reflects on section IX of Benjamin’s essay. The sixteen prints were created at The Letterpress Collective in Bristol, England, in 2019.

David Goldblatt: The Angel of History is the fourth Faculty-Driven exhibition produced in partnership with Pitzer College Art Galleries.

Feb. 28 – Mar. 25, 2023
Hinshaw Gallery, The Grove House

Pitzer College

Reception and Comments:
Professor David Goldblatt
Tuesday, February 28, 4:15 – 5:00 p.m.
Pitzer College, The Grove House Living Room