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  • 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”.

  • Dune: Book 1

    R380

    Dune, Frank Herbert’s epic science-fiction masterpiece set in the far future amidst a sprawling feudal interstellar society, tells the story of Paul Atreides as he and his family accept control of the desert planet Arrakis

  • Field guide to Succulents in South Africa

    R450

    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.

  • Journey in Natural Dyeing

    R370

    Journeys in Natural Dyeing shares the story of Kristine Vejar and Adrienne Rodriguez’s travels to four countries—Iceland, Mexico, Japan, and Indonesia—where they visited natural dyers who use locally-sourced dyes to create textiles that evoke beauty, a connection to their environment, and showcase their mastery of skill.

  • Kantiga Finds The Perfect Name (Paperback)

    R150

    Kantiga Finds the Perfect Name is a beautiful tale, infused with some magic that reimagines a popular African folklore for the modern child. There was once a beautiful little girl with a heart as big as her name, Kantiga. But Kantiga did not like her name. Hearing this, her Gogo tells her a magical family tale inspired by the folklore of the magical cracked clay pot. The magical clay pot is appears to be useless because it is cracked and broken, yet we learn how this flaw that makes it more than perfect. Follow this beautiful tale, full of colour and folklore, as Kantiga tries to find the perfect name and on the journey learns a bit more about who she is and where she is from.

  • Making Faces!: Star in Your Own Works of Art

    R200

    Each of the thirty-two activity pages has a theme or suggestion such as “I’m the captain!” or “I’m Monster-ous!” with simple drawings such as fish or googly eyes that serve as a guide and suggestions on how children can make each illustration their own. Illustrated in color throughout

  • Melusi’s Everday Zulu

    R220

    Nonke. Duduza. Bopha. Imbiza. Phapha. Asixoliseni. Amapopeye . . . What is the power of a single word?

    Six days a week, advertising creative Melusi Tshabalala posts a Zulu word on his Everyday Zulu Facebook page and tells a story about it. His off-beat sense of humour, razor-sharp social observations and frank political commentary not only teaches his followers isiZulu but also offer insight into the world Melusi inhabits as a 21st century Zulu man.

  • Modern Sculpture: A Concise History (World of Art)

    R145

    Sir Herbert Read traces the development of modern sculpture from Rodin to the present day and brings order into the apparently chaotic proliferation of styles and techniques during this period.

  • My first book of Southern African Wildlife

    R260

    My First Book of Southern African Wildlife introduces the young reader to a selection of southern Africa’s most commonly seen and fascinating wildlife species.

  • 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.

  • Quick Id guide: Wildflowers of the Cape Peninsula

    R150

    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.

  • Rorke’s Drift: Empowering Prints

    R350

    Rorke’s Drift’ was a highly influential art school which in the 1960s and 1970s provided the only place where black artists in South Africa could acquire a formal training. Despite its importance as a key site for black printmakers, little has been written on the subject.

  • Textiles of the Arts & Crafts Movement

    R330

    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.

  • uDaisy Omangalisayo

    R50
  • Voices from another room

    R120

    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.

  • We Have A Game Changer

    R350

    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.