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  • Abraham Cruzvillegas

    R400

    Abraham Cruzvillegas (b.1968), one of the key figures to have emerged in Mexico among a new wave of conceptual artists, is best known for his sculptural works made from found objects and materials. Created in close collaboration with the artist, the book will feature a fully illustrated survey of Cruzvillegas’s life and work and an in-depth interview with curator Mark Godfrey. Exploring in fascinating detail the artistic processes involved in creating this monumental new work, it will include stunning photographs of the dramatic new installation to be revealed in the Turbine Hall in October 2015.

  • Barbara Hepworth: Writing and Conversations (Softcover)

    R380

    Barbara Hepworth’s work and ideas are illuminated in her own lucid and eloquent words in this first collection of her writings and conversations. The collection makes available much that is out of print and inaccessible, and includes a significant number of unpublished texts. It is a surprisingly large body of work, and it spans almost the whole of Hepworth’s artistic life. Her gift for language and desire to communicate to a public are evident throughout. Alongside the writings are Hepworth’s lectures and speeches, a selection of interviews and conversations with writers and journalists, and radio and television broadcasts

  • Pipilotti Rist: Eyeball Massage

    R450

    Pipilotti Rist (born 1962) burst onto the international art scene in the late 1980s with visually lush video and multimedia works that explore sexuality and media culture through playful and provocative remixes of fantasy and the everyday. Highly accomplished technically, Rist’s practice fuses sensual images, dazzling color, music and text to create mesmerizing installations.

  • Naum Gabo: Constructions For Real Life

    R500

    Published to accompany  Naum Gabo’s exhibition of the same title, Constructions For Real Life marks the centenary of the Realistic Manifesto 1920, a set of pioneering artistic principles launched in Moscow by Gabo and his brother Antoine Pevsner. The statement declared that authentically modern art should engage with and reflect the modern age.

    Drawing primarily on the complementary collections of Gabo’s work held at Tate and the Berlinische Galerie in Berlin, Germany, the exhibition focuses on key themes in his work.

  • Fire Walker

    R500

    Far more than being about a single artwork, this book participates in the myriad conversations and debates on the meaning of public art. The essays prise open critical questions about public space in Johannesburg; Oliver Barstow’s interviews with the various collaborators on the sculpture reveal the complexities and challenges of creating such a massive work in so short a time; and the images by John Hodgkiss of the making of the sculpture, alongside two photo essays suggest the metaphorical power of Fire Walker as well as the fragile hold of street vendors over their small share of city space.

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    Caroline van der Merwe

    R250

    “I think an artist must be a master of his craft, he must know it so well, he must not have to worry about the craft side of his work, and is free t express his sensations, ideas or emotions.” – Caroline van der Merwe

  • Takis

    R500

    This is the first book in English to introduce this key figure of Europe’s postwar avant-garde and cultural underground. Through new essays and primary sources, it foregrounds the artist’s influence in contemporary art since the 1960s.

  • RW: Rachel Whiteread (Modern Artists)

    R200

    Rachel Whiteread solidifies space. Employing materials that include concrete, plaster, resin and rubber to mould not the objects themselves but the areas within or around them, she has single-handedly expanded the parameters of contemporary sculpture.

  • Sculpture Now

    R120

    Sculpture Now surveys the dynamic developments in sculptural practice worldwide since the mid-1990s, outlining major trends and identifying the groundbreaking artists setting the contemporary agenda.

  • Guy Du Toit: Discovering The Object

    R800

    Discovering the Object refers, in the first place, to the work of Guy du Toit. In the second place, it proposes the book itself as an object to discover.

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    Barbara Hepworth: The Sculptor in the Studio

    R300

    A history and a portrait of a unique place, the book illuminates the ways in which the place and the work are bound together. It explores Hepworth’s working environment and the development of her practice over a period of 25 years. The studio, and especially the garden that Hepworth shaped, was the primary and ideal context in which her sculptures were viewed.

  • Edoardo Villa – Changing Worlds

    R180

    In March / May 2008 a curated exhibition of South African sculptor Edoardo Villa’s work, entitled Changing Worlds, was presented at the Nirox Sculpture Park, Cradle of Humankind.

  • Sun Shining Blood Everywhere

    R400

    The book explores the endless possibilities and permutations of realism. It acknowledges the past as well as addressing present time issues. Gordon Victor is South African born and has both exhibited and taught art in Australia since 1987. Primarily a painter and sculptor, the artist also creates assemblages, collages, drawings, photographs and installations.

  • Terra – Jeannette Unite

    R350

    It is hard to imagine anything less obviously poetic than the machineries of mining or the scarred landscapes left over when mineral wealth has been extracted from the earth.

  • Anish Kapoor: Turning the World Upside Down in Kensington Gardens

    R490

    Over the fall of 2010, visitors to the serene and stately grounds of Kensington Gardens in London encountered four monumental stainless-steel sculptures by Anish Kapoor, carefully situated to reflect and distort in their mirrored surfaces the weather, the wildlife and the changing colors of the surrounding foliage. Visible from afar, Kapoor’s sculptures interact with the…

  • Dieter Roth in America

    R600

    Contains interviews with and photographs of the 25 people who knew or worked with Roth during his time spent in Chicago, Providence, New York, Philadelphia and Los Angeles. Many of the works Roth created during that period are illustrated here in full colour.