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Last year’s challenge to sketch 365 drawings of South African architecture saw Shaun set the target of completing one per day. It’s been a dream of his to build a local body of work that doesn’t exist in this kind of scale and narrative.
Domestic Scenes feature the entire 54 images of Kentridge’s early series of work Domestic Scenes (1980). Domestic Scenes is published by Steidl, an international publisher of photobooks, and features an exquisite hard cover design with Kentridge’s signature on the cover page and a beautiful A1 poster of a photograph of young William Kentridge in his Parktown studio in Johannesburg, South Africa.
There are 16 variations of the book available, each distinct with a different front cover image of one of the works in the Domestic Scenes series. Clients are welcomed and encouraged to ask for the front cover variation that they would like.
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.
South African sculptor Jeremy Wafer was born in 1953 in Durban and is Professor of Sculpture in the School of Arts of the University of the Witwatersrand. He was awarded the Standard Bank National Drawing Prize in 1987 and the Sasol Wax Art Award in 2006.
Karoo Roads is a collector’s treasure box of trips and tales gathered from more than a decade of research and rubber-on-the-road experiences, penned and photographed by two award-winning travel writers, Chris Marais and Julienne du Toit, who will introduce you to some of the loveliest, toughest, most creative and downright crazy characters, critters and cultures thriving in the Dry Country.
Originally published by the Standard Bank as part of a curated exhibition in May 2011, this prestigious volume celebrates the life and works of Peter Clarke (1929-2014), one of South Africa’s foremost artists.
A mere 500 copies were originally published, all taken up at the exhibition.
Signed by Philippa Hobbs, November 2014.
Exhibition catalogue Standard Bank Gallery Johannesburg 25 September 2007 to 1 December 2007. Contains a fascinating 24pp interview with the artist and many colour photographs. 28 x 30cm 120pp.
This book was published to coincide with the exhibition of Diane Victor’s work at the University of Johannesburg, Ashes to Ashes and Smoke to Dust, which ran from mid-November 2011 to the end of January 2012.
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From a young age Albie Sachs played a prominent part in the struggle for justice in South Africa. As a result he was detained in solitary confinement, tortured by sleep deprivation and eventually blown up by a car bomb which cost him his right arm and the sight of an eye. His experiences provoked an outpouring of creative thought on the role of law as a protector of human dignity in the modern world, and a lifelong commitment to seeing a new era of justice established in South Africa.