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    William Kentridge: I Am Not Me, the Horse Is Not Mine


    The publication I Am Not Me, The Horse Is Not Mine (a Russian peasant expression used to deny guilt) is published by the Goodman Gallery, and contains a series of essays lecture notes, lecture extracts and commentary by William Kentridge on the eight films and performance event that was first presented to international acclaim at the Sydney Biennale, 2008.

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    William Kentridge: Lexicon


    Lexicon is a facsimile cloth edition of an antiquarian Latin-Greek dictionary which William Kentridge has embellished with black ink drawings of what might seem at first to be animal silhouettes.

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    William Kentridge: Nose


    David Krut Publishing is delighted to announce the publication of William Kentridge Nose. This book accompanies the launch of a suite of thirty new limited-edition prints by Kentridge called ‘Nose’, the culmination of a four-year collaboration between the artist and David Krut Print Workshop.

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    William Kentridge: Phaidon Contemporary Artist Series

    This is the first book to document the work of this extraordinary artist, who exploded on the international art scene in 1997 after working for some 20 years little known outside of his native South Africa. The images in Kentridge’s films depict political realities, expressed in terms of individual human suffering.

  • William Kentridge: Prints


    William Kentridge is well known for his films, drawings, and theatre productions, but he began his artistic career learning etching at the Johannesburg Art Foundation under Bill Ainslie. He spent two years teaching printmaking at the Foundation and his earliest exhibitions featured his monotypes and etchings such as the Domestic Scenes series.


  • William Kentridge: Tapestries


    South African artist William Kentridge (b. 1955) has produced an outstanding body of work in multiple mediums: drawings, animations, sculptures, theater and stage design – all of which trace the fraught political and cultural history of South Africa. This book is the first to explore Kentridge’s extraordinary new series of seventeen large-scale tapestries, created under his artistic direction by a team of South African weavers between 2001 and 2007.

  • William Kentridge: Thinking Aloud (English)


    Thinking aloud is a conversation between William Kentridge and German critic Angela Breidbach. Prompted by Breidbach’s questions, Kentridge discusses his philosophy of image making.

  • William Kentridge: Weighing and Wanting


    William Kentridge’s WEIGHING and WANTING focuses in detail on the artist’s 1998 film of the same name and the drawings he used to make the film. Over 80 film stills punctuate the catalogue, enabling the reader to follow the film sequence. An insightful essay on the drawings and film, and biographic information about the artist…

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    Wim Botha – Apocalognosia

    This catalogue accompanies Botha’s third solo exhibition at Michael Stevenson. The title is a neologism formed by combining ‘apocalypse’ and ‘agnosia’, and implies our inability to truly possess knowledge about the world even as it reveals itself to us. In addition to installation views of the works, the catalogue includes text, written by Botha in…

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    Wim Botha – Speculum


    The word ‘speculum’ refers to ‘a medical instrument for dilating the opening of a body cavity in order to examine the interior.’ Serving as a common thread between the many facets of the works, it implies a process of invasion, scrutiny, inspection and introspection. Botha’s installations – which incorporate sculptures, paintings and prints – reflect…

  • Without Masks: Contemporary Afrocuban Art, The von Christierson Collection.


    This remarkable exhibition assembled a diverse group of Cuban contemporary artists devoted to two fascinating themes: on the one hand, an insight into contemporary Afro-Cuban cultural and religious traditions and, on the other, an intense dialogue on the complex racial issues affecting the country today

  • Women by Women: 50 Years Of Women’s Photography In South Africa

    A look into the talent of South African female photographers
    Commissioned by the Ministry of Arts and Culture, this book celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 1956 women’s march on the Union Buildings. It provides a dramatic and unprecedented showcase of photographic talent, from the early pioneers of social documentary, including Anne Fischer and Constance Stuart Larrabee, to the challenging images created by women in South Africa today. 75 photographers and almost 400 images are included.
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    Zander Blom – Paintings. Drawings. Photos.


    The catalogue to Zander Blom’s first exhibition at Michael Stevenson introduces three new bodies of ‘work in progress’ – oil and graphite paintings on Belgian linen, ink and graphite drawings on paper, and The Black Hole Universe, the first two chapters in a new series of photographs, taken in S Paulo and Berlin. The catalogue…

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    Zander Blom: The Travels of Bad

    Zander Blom was born in Pretoria in 1982 and currently lives in Johannesburg. Working as an artist since 2002, Blom’s physical output includes painting, drawing, printmaking, installation and photography (primarily as a means to document the development of his physical works).

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    “The Travels of Bad” documents the travels of an idealist Machiavellian hero, guitar in hand, on a crusade to revitalise the arts of the culture capital of the world. Fuelled by equal measures of blind optimism and hedonism, the search for new ideas and exotic flavours takes our hero to a fictional paradise setting where this bizarre satirical action tragedy literally starts to unravel.

    The Travels of Bad comprises a 48-page mini-novella with 17 photographic works and a 17-track album soundtrack. The exhibition includes a selection of sculptures and merchandise.

    The works will also feature prominently at the JoBurg Art Fair from 3-5 April 2009 at the Rooke Gallery stand and the exhibition will travel to WhatIfTheWorld/Gallery in Cape Town to open on 27 May 2009 and close on 27 June 2009.