Sebastião Salgado

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Top 10 polar photobooks
From Stefan Christman’s absorbing studies of emperor penguins to Sebastião Salgado’s stunning images of unpeopled wilderness, these are richly rewarding voyages for armchair explorers

Elizabeth White

07, Dec, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Sebastião Salgado: ‘I was transformed into an environmentalist’
The famed photographer is mounting a large-scale exhibition to raise funds for his ecological center in Brazil

Veronica Esposito

26, Sep, 2022 @6:08 AM

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Amazônia in concert review – bringing the sights and sounds of the Amazon to life
Sebastião Salgado’s photographs of the rainforest combined with music with Amazonian connections in this powerful and moving concert featuring the Britten Sinfonia under Simone Menezes

Andrew Clements

15, Oct, 2021 @10:49 AM

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From Hokusai to Himid: the unmissable art and architecture of autumn 2021
Hokusai explodes into Britain, Sebastião Salgado paddles up the Amazon, Lubaina Himid gets a retrospective – and an eccentric postmodern bath finally opens to the public

Adrian Searle, Jonathan Jones , Oliver Wainwright and Sean O’Hagan

26, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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‘Paradise exists!’: Sebastião Salgado’s stunning voyage into Amazônia
The voyage wrecked his knee and almost cost an eye – but it took the Brazilian photographer into a world of shamans, hidden tribes and infinite rainforests. He relives an extraordinary odyssey

Jonathan Jones

21, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘We are on the eve of a genocide’: Brazil urged to save Amazon tribes from Covid-19
Open letter by photojournalist Sebastião Salgado and global figures warns disease could decimate indigenous peoples

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

03, May, 2020 @10:59 AM

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The 50 best films of 2015 in Australia: No 10 – The Salt of the Earth
Continuing our countdown of the best movies released in Australia this year: an extraordinary study of the photographer Sebastião Salgado, made by his son – and Wim Wenders

Andrew Pulver

06, Dec, 2015 @8:35 PM

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The Salt of the Earth review – Wim Wenders’s thoughtful portrait of photographer Sebastião Salgado
Wim Wenders’s collaboration with Sebastião Salgado’s son speaks volumes about the photographer, his motivations and subject matter

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

19, Jul, 2015 @7:00 AM

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The Salt of the Earth review – colourful portrait of visionary photographer Sebastião Salgado
This deeply considered documentary from Wim Wenders and the photographer’s son looks at the Brazilian artist behind monochrome images that transcend history itself

Peter Bradshaw

16, Jul, 2015 @9:15 PM

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Marina Abramović, Jay-Z and the world's largest hotel – the week in art
A £2.3bn city in the sky is set to open in Mecca, as the performance artist says working with the rapper was ‘cruel’. Plus Grayson Perry’s pottery, Photo London and potty-mouthed robots

Jonathan Jones

22, May, 2015 @4:53 PM

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Sebastião Salgado: my adventures at the ends of the Earth
He has spent his life taking epic, mind-swarming photographs of gold mines, oil fields and genocide. But now Sebastião Salgado is turning his lens on the planet’s last undamaged places

Jonathan Jones

18, May, 2015 @5:52 PM

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Berlinale set to herald a new confidence in German cinema
Berlin film festival will showcase movies from veterans Wim Wenders and Werner Herzog, alongside offerings led by Downfall director Oliver Hirschbiegel

Andrew Pulver

04, Feb, 2015 @5:03 PM

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