Photographic &
Contemporary Art Gallery

JUHAN KUUS

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GAVIN FURLONGER

FROM LONDON TO SOUTH AFRICA, GAVIN FURLONGER SWIFTLY GAINED RECOGNITION AS ONE OFTHE FOREMOST FASHION PHOTOGRAPHERS IN THE COUNTRY.

GINGER ODES

WHILE GINGER ODES SPENT TIME CAPTURING THE VIBRANT STREETS OF CAPE TOWN, HE ALSO MADE SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTIONS TO FASHION IN SOUTH AFRICA

PAUL ALBERTS

HIS LENS SKILLFULLY DOCUMENTED BOTH SOCIAL ISSUES AND THE WORLD OF THEATRE, SHOWCASING HIS VERSATILITY AND PASSION FOR VISUAL STORYTELLING

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JUHAN KUUS

A MAN FULL OF MANY STORIES TOLD THROUGH HIS LENSES.

KEITH BERNSTEIN

KEITH PHOTOGRAPHED NELSON MANDELA EXTENSIVELY, FROM HIS ELECTION AS PRESIDENT RIGHT UNTIL HIS 90TH BIRTHDAY.

In 2002, Gallery F was brought to life with a bold vision:

To archive, preserve and showcase the legacy of the incredible works of local South African photographers.


Gallery F, Juhan Kuus, Gavin Furlonger, Sean Furlonger, Cape Town Gallery, photography gallery, photography Cape Town, apartheid, 1980, Cape Town

We invite you to step beyond the frame.

Man with book standing next to elephant in the street of Cape Town, south africa, 1950s. photo by Ginger Odes. Gallery F


Gallery F is a time capsule, a place where monochrome dreams come alive.

As you scroll through our gallery, you’ll encounter fragments of South Africa’s soul. Picture the rhythmic pulse of jazz in Sophiatown, the whispered secrets shared over rooibos tea in Bo-Kaap, and the wind-swept dunes of the Kalahari. Our photographers captured moments with their lenses, freezing laughter, tears, and defiance.

With each click, reveals a story unfolds: the struggle, the resilience and the heartbeat of a nation.

The PAPA SA Collection isn’t just about photographs; it’s a bridge connecting generations.

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a woman and man standing next to each other posing for a fashion shoot in cape town.

At our organization, we cherish the unique narratives woven by each photographer in our esteemed collection. It is both our privilege and responsibility to perpetuate their legacy.

For over 22 years, we have diligently curated, restored, and safeguarded these captivating stories. Through this platform, we proudly showcase their remarkable works, ensuring an enduring visual odyssey through our shared history.

Join us on this inspiring journey as we honour the artistry and vision of our photographers.


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Paul Alberts

Paul Alberts, born in 1946 in Pretoria, was a prominent South African social documentary photographer whose primary focus became social documentary and theatre photography.

Throughout his career, he dedicated himself to publishing compelling visual narratives, resulting in seven photographic books that showcase his remarkable work.

three boys sitting infront of a building that has collapsed.
District Six Forced Removals. Image by Paul Alberts. Gallery F
Nelson Mandela looking out the window in his Jail Cell.
Nelson Mandela in his Jail Cell. Jurgen Schadeberg.

Jurgen Schadeberg

Known as “The Father of South African Photography,” Jurgen is a principle figure in South African and World Photography.

His major body of work, spanning 70 years and incorporating a collection of some 200,000 negatives, captures a wealth of timeless and iconic images. Born in Berlin, Germany, Schadeberg’s lens chronicled key moments in South African history.

His portfolio includes iconic photographs such as Nelson Mandela at Robben Island prison, as well as portraits of Jazz icons Miriam Makeba & Hugh Masekela.

From the defiant faces of apartheid activists to the rhythm of jazz clubs, Schadeberg’s legacy resonates a visual symphony that echoes across time and place.


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In conversation with Ruvan Boshoff

Ruvan Boshoff tells us how he aquired his signed James Soullier print. A conversation between Gavin Furlonger & Ruvan Boshoff when he popped into the gallery to talk about how he acquired this…

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