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  • Fire Walker

    R500

    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.

  • I love you I hate you

    R440

    I love you I hate you is a book about Johannesburg told in two parts.

    The first is told through design. The second part is told through the essays of 34 writers describing a complicated relationship with Johannesburg.

  • Decade of Design – from the office of mathews + associates architects cc

    R210

    With text by Diane De Beer, Decade Of Design is a visual journey celebrating the past 10 years of architecture and design by the firm Mathews & Associates Architects, presented in a hardcover coffee table book.

  • Franschhoek: South African Winelands

    R380

    A beautiful, full colour coffee table book embracing the rich vineyards and vintners of South Africa in the Franschhoek region of the Western Cape, South Africa.

  • Dijo – My Food, My Journey

    R350

    Divided into three sections that span his food journey, Dijo is an affirmation of South African cuisine, its heritage and its unique flavours. Readers will go on a journey through the simplest yet most-loved of township dishes, to the more complex fine-dining molecular gastronomy creations he has become known for. It truly is a reflection of his life lived through food.

  • The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an a Temporal World

    R600

    The Forever Now presents paintings by seventeen artists whose singular approaches are characteristic of our cultural moment in refusing to allow us to define, or even meter our time by them. This tendency was first identified by the science-fiction writer William Gibson, who used the term “atemporality” to describe a cultural product that doesn’t represent—through its style, its content, or its medium—the time from which it comes. Atemporality, or timelessness, manifests itself in painting as both a profligate mixing of past styles and genres and also a radical paring down of visual language to the most archetypal forms.

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    Le Corbusier, Le Grand (box set)

    R3,600

    This slip-cased, oversized book, weighing 20 pounds and containsing over 2000 illustrations, summarizes the life and work of the most important modern architect of the 20th century: the legendary, controversial, and confrontational Le Corbusier.

  • Fritz Kahn Infographics Pioneer

    R250

    Natural science buffs, graphics professionals, and anyone interested in the visual expression of ideas will be fascinated by this tribute to Fritz Kahn, the German infographics pioneer who excelled in the demystification of complex scientific ideas and whose inspired creative concepts have influenced generations of artists and communicators through to today.

  • In the Spirit of Beverly Hills

    R480

    With its dreamy mansions , sophisticated residents ,world -renowned shopping,and legendary haunts,Beverly Hills is the epitome of luxury wealth, and beauty.Originally established as a private residential community in the early twentieth century,

  • The Rolling Stones 50

    R400

    This is our story of fifty fantastic years. We started out as a blues band playing the clubs and more recently we've filled the largest stadiums in the world with the kind of show that none of us could have imagined all those years ago.

  • Enchanted Forest – An Inky Quest

    R250

    This stunning new colouring book by Johanna Basford takes readers on a inky quest through an enchanted forest to discover what lies in the castle at its heart. As well as drawings to complete, colour and embellish, there are hidden objects to be found along the way including wild flowers, animals and birds, gems, lanterns, keys and treasure chests. Beginning at the entrance to the forest, the journey progresses through woodland, rocky caves and tree-lined mazes, over streams and a waterfall, across the tree tops, to finally reach the castle.

  • Ardmore – We Are Because of Others

    R900

    Ardmore – We Are Because of Others tells the extraordinary story of this famous studio – from its humble beginnings in a poverty-stricken corner of South Africa to its fame as a producer of exceptional and irresistible objets d’art prized by collectors, galleries and museums throughout the world. It is also the story of the indomitable Fée Halsted who is the driving force behind the enterprise, and the artists whose inventive spirit and fearless creativity are at the heart of

  • Rise and Fall of Apartheid

    R650

    Featuring some of the most iconic images of our time, this unique combination of photojournalism and commentary offers a probing and comprehensive exploration of the birth, evolution, and demise of apartheid in South Africa.

  • William Kentridge – Fortuna

    R1,050

    This, the first major monograph on the widely acclaimed South African artist William Kentridge brings together nearly two hundred of his works made between 1989 and 2012. Exploring Kentridge’s diverse expressions across a wide range of media, from film and video to sculpture, design, drawing, and printmaking, the book is lavishly illustrated with more than 2,000 images.

  • American Fashion

    R500

      Ultimate and unprecedented, American Fashion is a richly illustrated celebration of the history of fashion in this country. Commissioned by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), American Fashion is a visual journey beginning with the protean creators in Hollywood and New York during the1930s and the significant and creative expansion that took place in…