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  • Ubu and the Turth Commision by Jane Taylor


    This play is a collaboration between writer Jane Taylor, artist William Kentridge, and Basil Jones and Adrian Kohler of the Handspring Puppet Company (who brought War Horse to England’s National Theatre). The main protagonist is based on the scandalous character, Ubu, created by the surrealist poet, Alfred Jarry.

  • Things Fall Apart (Illustrated)


    Things Fall Apart is the first of three novels in Chinua Achebe’s critically acclaimed African Trilogy. It is a classic narrative about Africa’s cataclysmic encounter with Europe as it establishes a colonial presence on the continent. Told through the fictional experiences of Okonkwo, a wealthy and fearless Igbo warrior of Umuofia in the late 1800s, Things Fall…

  • Animated Painting – San Diego Museum of Art


    Illustrated with approximately 235 color images and packaged with a DVD of selected videos, Animated Painting brings together some of the most compelling recent contemporary art to combine traditional conceptions of painting and drawing with the techniques and time-based elements of animation.

  • Art21 William Kentridge: Six Drawing Lessons – The Norton Lectures


    In 2012, William Kentridge, the Johannesburg-born artist whose creations have been celebrated for their direct engagement with political and social issues, was selected by an esteemed panel to deliver the Charles Eliot Norton Lectures at Harvard University.

  • Bruegel


    Published by Thames & Hudson, 1985

    Walter Gibson dispels the notion of Bruegel the simpleton peasant, instead, he shows us Bruegel the cultivated artist.

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    Drawing the Passing

    Exploring the space between the personal and the political, the work of William Kentridge has since the 1970s investigated the diseased, amnesiac consciousness of late and post-apartheid South Africa. Kentridge has received international acclaim for his animated films, drawings and theatre work. In his ‘stone-age filmmaking’ technique, Kentridge films his charcoal drawings as the mutate…

  • Fire Walker


    Far more than being about a single artwork, this book participates in the myriad conversations and debates on the meaning of public art. The essays prise open critical questions about public space in Johannesburg; Oliver Barstow’s interviews with the various collaborators on the sculpture reveal the complexities and challenges of creating such a massive work in so short a time; and the images by John Hodgkiss of the making of the sculpture, alongside two photo essays suggest the metaphorical power of Fire Walker as well as the fragile hold of street vendors over their small share of city space.

  • Fire Walker


    Edited by Bronwyn Law-Viljoen. Essays by Mark Gevisser, Mpho Matsipa, Alexandra Dodd, Jonathan Cane and Zen Marie In 2009, William Kentridge and Gerhard Marx were commissioned to make a public sculpture for the City of Johannesburg to be installed in time for the 2010 Soccer World Cup. The sculpture is based on a drawing by…

  • Footnotes For The Panther – William Kentridge


    In June of 2010, William Kentridge asked Denis Hirson to join him in a public conversation at the opening of Cinq Thèmes, the artist’s retrospective exhibition at the Jeu du Paume in Paris. So fruitful was this event that the two decided to have further conversations, public and private, whenever the time and the occasion seemed right. Nine engagements followed, allowing them to explore at great length the many issues and themes arising from Kentridge’s work.

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    George Pemba – Against All Odds: His Life and Works


    Pemba’s beginnings as a painter occurred at a time and place where it was almost impossible for a young black man to succeed as an artist.

  • Johannesburg: Eenhonderd Jaar 1886 -1986


    Johannesburg, die enigste stad ter wereld wat op goud gebou is, het in 1986 honderd jaar geword.  Heirdie boek gedenk die geleentheid. Al die groot persoonlikhede en gebeurtenisse wat bygedra het om die geskiedenis van die Goudstad te rig, al die seges en terugslae, word in woord en beeld in herinnering geroep.

  • Matisse


    ‘No artist of the 20th century was so involved with the process of looking at the world and questioning that looking as was Matisse – and Gowing understands that completely’ – Art in America

  • No. 1 – First Works by 362 Artists


    No. 1: First Works of 362 Artists showcases “first” works by a raft of the world’s greatest contemporary artists and art photographers. The artists were asked to submit what they considered their “first” work of art – not the first piece they ever created, but their first “defining” one, the one that set their style…

  • Rembrandt: A Collection of Etchings


    A vintage collection of reproduction etchings by Rembrandt.

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    TAXI-001: Jo Ratcliffe

    Jo Ractliffe is a practicing artist, working with photo-based media, video and installation. She was born in Cape Town and completed her B.A.F.A. (with distinction in Photography) and M.F.A. (with distinction) degrees at the University of Cape Town.

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    TAXI-002: Samson Mudzunga