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  • Batlhaping Ba Re! Mmakgabo Mapula Helen Sebidi

    R230

    Through the relationship between dreams and ancestry, Mmakgabo Mapula Helen Sebidi references the politicisation of landscape, and its relationship to growth and issues of creation. Batlhaping Ba Re!  features works from Sebidi’s career spanning five decades, and looks at her continued dedication to issues of mythologies and ancestry and traditional African value systems.

  • Butcher Boys: an iconic sculpture and its conservation

    R240

    The South African National Gallery acquired Jane Alexander’s Butcher Boys in 1990. This publication explores the “materiality of the work in relation to its making and later care in a museum context”.

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    Dylan Lewis – An untamed force

    R350

    This publication builds on an earlier book, bringing the photographic record of Dylan Lewis’ work up to date. The brief introductory text reveals how the sculptor’s boyhood in a happily bohemian, nature-loving and creative family inspired him, and traces his artistic development from what have come to be known as ‘the cat years’ to his current, more esoteric and mythical approach.

  • Grass you can swim in

    R480

    Heidi Fourie’s Artist Book Grass You Can Swim In is a limited edition publication produced in collaboration with the artist and David Krut Publishing. The book includes an essay by Jacqueline Flint, full colour images of the entire body of work included in Fourie’s solo project comprising paintings as well as the accomplished debut series of fine art editions and unique watercolour transfers made in collaboration with the David Krut Workshop between 2020 and 2021.

  • Haabre (Hardback)

    R580

    Joana Choumali is fascinated with African people of different social origins who proudly display their facial scarification. But the practice is disappearing in her native Ivory Coast and the surrounding countries, due to pressure from religious and state authorities and urban practices. Choumalis work involves the link between past and present, as well as self-image. For this project she sought out the last generation of people who bear the imprint of the past on their faces. What was once the norm, indicating social standing or tribe, is now excluded. Through portraits and testimonies, the series illustrates the complexity of identity in contemporary Africa, torn between its past and future.

  • Newspapers

    R90

    The media as the medium. The medium is the message. These two propositions—the second from Marshall McLuhan—define the principal axes on which South African artist Siemon Allen (born 1971, Durban, South Africa) articulates his archivally-driven yet self-reflexive practice.

  • Troubled with Goya- Ricky Burnett

    R250

    Includes the essay, “Troubled with Goya, in coversation with Ricky Burnett”, by Tracey Hawthorne. Artist, writer, curator and teacher Ricky Burnett was born in England in 1949. He has spent most of his life in South Africa and currently lives and works in Johannesburg.

  • Springs Will Come – William N. Zulu

    R250

    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.

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    Zanele Muholi Exhibition Book

    R500

    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.

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    A black man called Sekoto

    R250

    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

  • Art & Australia

    R350

    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…

  • Art & Australia – Deluxe Edition

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  • Blood Relatives – Kim Lieberman

    R80

    Kim Lieberman is a conceptual artist whose work is inspired by travel and letter communication.

  • Brett Murray

    R650

    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.

  • Candice Breitz: Extra!

    R250

    Candice Breitz: Extra! is the first significant survey exhibition of Breitz’s work on South African soil.

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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