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  • Modern Art (Art Essentials)

    R250

    Amy Dempsey unravels the all-too-often daunting language of modern art by mapping the styles, schools and movements that help us understand modern and contemporary art, from Impressionism in the 19th century to Destination Art in the 21st.

  • New Insights: Technical imaging of paintings in Iziko South African National Gallery

    R840

    A resource book that documents hundreds of paintings in the Iziko South African National Gallery permanent collection.

  • 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.

  • Norman Catherine

    R950

    Foreword by David Bowie. Norman Catherine is considered to be at the forefront of South African contemporary art with his rough-edged comical and nightmarish forms rendered in brash cartoon colours; his idiosyncratic visions and his dark cynicism and exuberant humour.

  • Objects in Focus: Bronze Head From Ife (British Museum)

    R90

    Part of the British Museum’s Objects in Focus series, this compact book offers a well illustrated guide to the crowned bronze head unearthed at Ife in Nigeria in 1938.

  • Paul Emmanuel: Men and Monuments

    R400

    For the past decade, in an ongoing project titled The Lost Men, renowned artist Paul Emmanuel has challenged conventions around war memorials. He has questioned which soldiers are memorialised and which are erased, and the stereotypes around soldiers and masculinity. Featuring artworks from his three iterations of The Lost Men, Paul Emmanuel Men and Monuments highlights vulnerability, an aspect of masculinity so often denied by history and society.

  • Playing It Forward

    This a collection of German expressionist prints that lead from the late 19th century to the early 2000s. The works were comprised from the exhibition held at the Faulconer Gallery in January 23––March 15,  2015.

     

  • Power of Making

    R220

    The Power of Making is a joint publication between the V&A and the Crafts Council, continuing a long standing collaboration on craft and making. This fascinating book features an introduction by curator and educator, Daniel Charny, alongside contributions from international authors that explore contemporary attitudes towards skill, and the potential that skilled making offer the arts and creative industries. Seemingly disparate objects are brought together in a ‘cabinet of curiosities’ to unite and reinforce creative, cultural, social and educational points of view all offering different ways of understanding the potent power that comes with making. The book also poses incisive questions about the increasing distance people have from making, and the impact that deskilling and the deterioration of making knowledge may have on cultural production and society.

  • Pre-Raphaelite: Painting and Techniques

    R400

    A book examining the Pre-Raphaelite Painting techniques and innovations that produced a revolution in Art.

  • Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Garde

    R400

    Combining rebellion and revivalism, scientific precision and imaginative grandeur, the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood shook the mid-nineteenth-century art world and were effectively Britain’s first modern art movement. Today the works of the Pre-Raphaelites are among the best known of all English paintings, and yet they have sometimes been dismissed as Victoriana or mere escapism. This book corrects that view.

  • Rembrandt & The Dutch Golden Age

    This book introduces the work of the greatest artists of the Dutch golden age, an era of unparalleled wealth, power and cultural confidence.

  • Rivera

    R270

    Fusing European influences such as Cubism with a socialist ideology and an exaltation of Mexico’s indigenous and popular heritage, he created a new iconography for art history and for his country. He became one of the most important figures in the Mexican mural movement and won international acclaim for his public wall paintings, in which he presented a utopian yet accessible vision of a post-revolutionary Mexico.

  • Sankofa Mode – Hidden Gems

    R260

    The greatest form of wisdom lives inside us and Journaling is an amazing way to tap into our own brilliance. We colour-in, expressing our unique creativity and allow our minds to reflect & relax. The Sankofa Mode Hidden Gems book is the coming together of 3 beautiful and empowering elements; Colouring-in, Journaling & the wisdom of Proverbs from various tribes across Africa.

    Containing colouring artworks designed by the legendary veteran illustrator Muziwakhe Nhlabatsi (born 1954) from South Africa, these detailed line artworks bring together tribal aesthetics from all over our ‘Colourful continent’. By colouring-in the artworks you get to collaborate with an esteemed African Artist and engage with a broad range of African Cultural Aesthetics.

  • Scrutiny 2: Issues in english studies in Southern Africa. Vol 11 No 1 2006. History, Fiction and Autobiography.

    R80

    UNISA Series of essays dealing with issues in English Studies in Southern Africa.

     

  • Signals: How Video Transferred the World

    R1140

    Featuring works from the collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, this illuminating exhibition catalog―MoMA’s first major publication on video art in nearly 30 years―explores the ways in which artists have both championed and questioned video’s promise, some hoping to create new networks of communication, democratic engagement and public participation, others protesting commercial and state control over information, vision and truth itself. Lavishly illustrated essays by esteemed scholars and artists―including Ina Blom, Aria Dean, David Joselit, Pamela M. Lee, Glenn Ligon and Ravi Sundaram―highlight video’s widely varied formats, contexts and global reach. Signals is a manual for understanding the present, an era in which video has pervaded all aspects of life.

  • South African Art Market: Pricing & Patterns

    R500

    A report on the primary art market in South Africa that examines the structure and regional differences between Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa’s art capitals.