Spring Will Come is the life story of William Zulu, highly acclaimed for his evocative art-works. It recounts with zest and humor the events of his life, his unfolding artistic development and the world of deep rural Africa in which he is rooted.
Created to accompany one of the most exciting exhibitions of 2020, this stunning paperback catalogue presents the full breadth of Muholi’s photographic and activist practice.
Richly illustrated, it includes images from the key series Muholi has produced over the past twenty years, as well as never-before-published and recent works. The exhibition book also features six newly commissioned essays exploring their work, as well as a full glossary and chronology.
img wiAlthough he left South Africa in the 1940s and never returned, Gerard Sekoto is regarded as one of this country’s foremost painters. In recent years, thanks to the exhoustive efforts of a number of his admirers, Sekoto’s work has once more been brought to the forefront of the consciousness of South African art lovers.dt
FEATURES – Revolutions – Forms that turn: Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev in conversation with Russell Storer – Spherical and Without Exits: thoughts on William Kentridge’s anamorphic film What Will Come (Has Already Come) by Jane Taylor – Artist pages by William Kentridge – Conceptual Artist Meets Girl: Stuart Ringholt and the art of self-improvement by Sarah Tutton…
Documenting artist Brett Murray’s career over the past 30 years, this book boasts both powerful imagery and reflective texts from his 80s cultural/struggle work, through his career to The Spear—the natural outcome of his art and reflections on injustices past and present.
“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
Cecil Higgs: Close Up is a revealing and intimate biography of one of South Africa’s most respected painters. It is a warm and human, yet at the same time candid, portrait of Cecil Higgs, the private person and the public painter.
This publication features his photographs from the late seventies to the present day, allowing insight into a previously unknown African world. His aesthetically and compositionally unusual photographs combine reality with poetry.
John Martin Gallery was pleased to present South African artist Deborah Bell’s exhibition A Far Country. This was Deborah’s second UK exhibition which brings together recent sculptures and paintings from the last four years including her major series based on the song, See Line Woman. The show also provided an opportunity to exhibit two of…
This monograph is co-published by Michael Stevenson and the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), which hosted Deborah Poynton’s first museum exhibitions in the United States in its galleries in Savannah and Atlanta early in 2009. The publication features extensive reproductions of Poynton’s paintings dating from 1998 through to 2008, along with essays by photographer David Goldblatt and SCAD curator Erin Dziedzic, and an interview with Poynton by Michael Stevenson.
These extremely rare prints, most of them made by Cole himself and most never previously exhibited, form the core of this exhibion and book. This book tells the story of Ernest Cole’s life, both in his own words and through the reminiscences and writings of those people who knew him personally and professionally.
Frank Spears – the painter is a visual biography which traces his life from his humble beginnings in Birmingham to his professional life in Cape Town where he met his wife of almost 60 years, the poet, Dorothea Spears.