This user-friendly, richly illustrated field guide features more than 700 southern African succulents, focusing on the most interesting and commonly encountered species. An introduction to families and their key features will help readers identify the relevant plant group, while concise accounts describing the plants’ diagnostic features, along with distribution maps, will enable quick ID of species.
Written with the non-specialist in mind, this guide is a must-have for flower lovers, hikers, tour guides and tourists – anyone interested in identifying the wild flowers that grace the Cape Peninsula.
Linda Parry examines the whole range of Arts and Crafts textiles – not only printed but woven fabrics, tapestries and carpets, embroideries and lace – and provides invaluable information on designers, manufacturers and shops. Also included are rare photographs of some of the designers and of original interiors, where the fabrics appear in use.
The carefully modulated surface of Stuart Payne’s poems belies the intriguing, startling and thought-provoking depths of thought and perception. Such deliberate tensioning between the obvious and the hidden allows him to craft finely judged poems that reward rereading. Whether evoking the touch of the sun or the sound of an old tape recording, his universe is both vivid and uncertain as past, present and future are considered and reconsidered, and the distance between minds is sensed and explored.
Madiba, Marikana, Zuma, the rise of the EFF, the climate crisis, #GuptaLeaks, Daily Maverick covered it all. We Have A Game Changer, A Decade of Daily Maverick tells the story behind the stories of a defining decade in South Africa’s history.
In October 2002 Anish Kapoor completed his extraordinary sculpture Marsyas for The Unilever Series of commissions in the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern, London. A challenging and overwhelming artwork, Marsyas is a vast red PVC membrane stretched between three massive steel rings. The title refers to a satyr in Greek mythology who was flayed alive by the god Apollo.
“Towards the end of May 2002. The Trinity Session received a phone call from two entrepreneurial publicity babes known as Glam Slam. Both the Trinity Session and Glam Slam were involved with the Topsy Foundation, a charity and sanctuary that cares for children affected by HIV and AIDS: Glam Slam were working on developing the…
This catalogue documents two art exhibitions, CLEAN and GRIME. CLEAN came first, in 2001, followed by GRIME in 2002. Reader’s access CLEAN from one end of the catalogue, GRIME from the other …”–Page  (both sections). CD-ROM includes artists’ portfolios, artists’ biographies, essays, press statements, and reviews.
A self-confessed â€œplain dresser,â€ Katharine Adams instead dazzles the world with the fabulous collection that is Couturier Dreams. Gorgeous ï¬‚oating emulsion â€œgarmentsâ€ dance on every page, with a
Alastair Whitton was also working in the studio last week, though his work could not be more different to David’s. Alastair is from Cape Town and he and I have been in regular contact since the latter part of last year. Alastair works in a very minimilist way, creating textures and patterns through line work and the re-working of images.