Salgado's political concerns are reflected in his photographs of Serra Pelada through their emphasis on the physical hardship of working at the mine as well as the poor conditions experienced by its labourers, suggesting an interest in raising awareness about their situation.
This photograph was taken by the Brazilian social documentary photographer Sebastião Salgado at the Serra Pelada gold mine in north-west Brazil in 1986. It is part of Serra Pelada, a group of twenty-eight photographs that Salgado took of the mine in that year (see also The Gold Mine, ...
"Sebastião Salgado, Gold Mine, Serra Pelada I cannot believe people were still working in these conditions" "adreciclarte: " Sebastião Salgado - Gold Mine, Brasil, 1986 " a wall of jobbers carrying mud and gold to Heaven" "Bid now on Gold Mine, Serra Pelada, Brazil (from Workers) by Sebastião Salgado.
For Sale on 1stdibs - Gold Mine, Serra Pelada, Brazil [figure eight], Silver Gelatin Print by Sebastião Salgado. Offered by Peter Fetterman Gallery.
In the early 1980s, Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado travelled to the mines of Serra Pelada, some 430 kilometers south of the mouth of the Amazon River, where a notorious gold …
Sep 21, 1993· Serra Pelada (English: "Naked Mountain") was a large gold mine in Brazil 430 kilometres (270 mi) south of the mouth of the Amazon River . The mine was made famous by the images taken by Alfredo Jaar and later by Sebastião Salgado showing an anthill of …
Sebastião Salgado documented the grueling conditions workers faced in the Serra Pelada mine in the 1980s. Starting in 1979, over 50,000 people rushed to Serra Pelada for the chance to discover gold, resulting in the largest open-air mine in the world, structured only by chaos and violence.
For Sale on 1stdibs - Serra Pelada Gold Mine, Brazil, Silver Gelatin Print by Sebastião Salgado. Offered by Peter Fetterman Gallery.
serra pelada, gold mine, brazil, 1986 Complete portfolio of 20 selenium-toned silver prints, printed November 2013/March 2014. Each signed, titled, dated and numbered 12/16 in pencil on the verso, and with the photographer's copyright credit blindstamp in the margin.
Jul 30, 2018· The Gold Mine Portfolio - Series - Peter Fetterman. Jan 15, 2016 Sebastião Salgado THE GOLD MINE PORTFOLIO Limited Edition Portfolio carry the hint of fortune, men come to the gold mine of Serra Pelada.
Jun 23, 2009· Salgado not only documented a lengthy photoessay about Serra Pelada but also the nearby town of "stores and whores", where tens of thousands of under the age of 16 sold their bodies for a few grains of gold.
The Gold Mines of Serra Pelada by Sebastião Salgado travelled to the mines of Serra ladders to the top of the mine, where it is sifted for gold. More+; Sebastião Salgado Gold mine of Serra Pelada. Pará . Available for sale from Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Sebastião Salgado, Gold mine of Serra Pelada. Pará, Brazil.
Though Salgado felt compelled to document what was at the time one of Brazil's largest gold rushes, he was ill-prepared for the frenzied scene he encountered at Serra Pelada (or "Naked ...
Sebastião Salgado is likely the most eminent photojournalist working today. Of Salgado's many iconic images, perhaps the most famous is this picture of a dispute between Serra Pelada gold mine worker and military police taken in Brazil in 1986.
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At its peak, the Serra Pelada site was the largest open-air gold mine in the world. It was also the most violent and chaotic. Below are some of the most powerful photos ever taken showing the sheer madness and chaos of the situation. When Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado visited the mine, he was stunned. "Every hair on my body stood ...
Salgado já recebeu praticamente todos os prêmios de fotografia do mundo. Um dos registros fotográficos mais marcantes do brasileiro, foi feito na década de 1980, na exploração de ouro no Garimpo Serra Pelada. Situado no município de Curionópolis, no estado do Pará, Serra Pelada era até então o maior garimpo a céu aberto do mundo.
During the peak of the gold rush the mine was known for appalling conditions and violence, whilst the town that grew up beside it was notorious for both murder and prostitution. Perhaps Salgado's most famous images, his photographs of the Serra Pelada gold mine are vertigo-inducing in their scale and depth.
Sebastião Salgado THE GOLD MINE PORTFOLIO Limited Edition Portfolio Swept along by the winds that carry the hint of fortune, men come to the gold mine of Serra Pelada. No one is taken there by force, yet once they arrive, all become slaves of the dream of gold and the need to stay alive. Once inside, it becomes impossible to leave.
Serra Pelada refers to a series of photographs that were taken in 1986 depicting endless numbers of mine workers distributed on various parts of a tall gold mining cliff. The black and white photos were taken from a distance and at an elevated vantage point by photographer Sebastiao Salgado .
Die Serra Pelada ist ein brasilianisches Dorf, Bezirk der Gemeinde von Curionópolis, im Südosten von Pará.. Das Dorf liegt in der Nähe einer Bergkette ist ein bis 700 m hohes Mittelgebirge, in der Carajas-Region zwischen den Ortschaften Curionópolis und Parauapebas, etwa 40 Kilometer südwestlich von Marabá im brasilianischen Bundesstaat Pará.
Sebastião Salgado, SERRA PELADA, GOLD MINE, BRAZIL, 1986. Estimate £80,000–120,000. Some images were shot from high and distanced vantage points to emphasize the enormous size of Serra Pelada's mine and its workforce.
Some of Salgado's most famous images were taken at the Serra Pelada gold mine in Brazil where he immortalised scenes of medieval horror as tens of thousands of men worked in appalling conditions. Despite the foreboding shadow cast by humanity's propulsion towards self-destruction, community is constantly at the centre of Salgado's vision.
In fact, Sebastião Salgado's photograph captures gold-grubbers pouring up the side of an opencast mine at Serra Pelada in Brazil. One of a jaw-dropping series he took of the crazed gold rush ...
Serra Pelada was a large gold mine in Brazil 430 kilometres (270 mi) south of the mouth of the Amazon River. In 1979 a local child swimming on the banks of a local river found a 6 grams (0.21 oz) nugget of gold.
Salgado's pictures of teeming, dirt-swamped gold miners electrified the world's media in the mid-1980s and have become some of his most famous and collectable images. The tale of Serra Pelada was straight out of the great 19th century gold rushes of Australia and the American west.