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  • The Cinema of the Dardenne Brothers :Responsible Realism

    R350

    The brothers Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne have established an international reputation for their emotionally powerful realist cinema. Inspired by their home turf of Liège-Seraing, a former industrial hub of French-speaking southern Belgium, they have crafted a series of fiction films that blends acute observation of life on the social margins with moral fables for the postmodern age.

  • The Edge of Vision: The Rise of Abstraction in Photography

    R450

    From the beginning, abstraction has been intrinsic to photography, and its persistent popularity reveals much about the medium. The Edge of Vision: The Rise of Abstraction in Photography is the first book in English to document this phenomenon and to put it into historical context, while also examining the diverse approaches thriving within contemporary photography.

  • The Life of Graham :The Authorised Biography of Graham Chapman

    R340

    Graham Chapman was the quiet, pipe-smoking Python who qualified as a doctor—the policeman’s son whose tweedy demeanor belied an anarchic nature. More than any other Python, he lived the complete lunacy of the show.

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    The Light of Toyko

    R450

    Following two magnificent Assouline volumes on Paris and New York, photographer Jean-Michel Berts turns his lens to Japan in The Light of Tokyo. This stunning collection is a tribute to the grandeur of urban architecture—the blend of the modern and the traditional—at the peak of daybreak. The evocation is romantic, ethereal and empty of any trace of human movement. In an almost unworldly reflection through photographs, Berts captures the very essence of the area, from the parks and gardens to the Buddhist temples and shrines. With patience, Berts unravels a mood of mystery and timelessness of a city reborn after the destruction caused by war and natural disasters.

    Jean-Michel Berts

    A photographer since age sixteen, Jean-Michel Berts has acquired an outstanding international reputation by showcasing his work in New York, Moscow, London, St. Tropez, Berlin, Hamburg, and at Art Brussels. He has also done successful advertising campaigns for luxury brands.

     

  • The Photobook: A History Volume III

    R1600

    The third volume in an authoritative and comprehensive series, The Photobook: A History volume IIIprovides a unique perspective on the story of contemporary photography through the genre of the photobook.

  • The Photograph as Contemporary Art

    R145

    In the 21st century photography has come of age as a contemporary artform.

    Almost two centuries after photography was first invented, the art world has fully embraced photography as a legitimate medium, equal in status to painting and sculpture.

  • The Plays of Miracle and Wonder :Ipi Zombi?.Imumbo Jumbo.The Prophet

    R200

    From a truly groundbreaking voice in African theater, these three plays have disturbed and transported audiences in South Africa and abroad with their depictions of some uncomfortable episodes in South African history.

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    The Puppet Show

    R350

    At first glance, The Puppet Show seems a flip title. Organized by Philadelphia ICA Senior Curator Ingrid Schaffner and Carin Kuoni, this exhibition catalogue focuses – with both humor and gravity – on the surprisingly prodigious amount of puppet imagery in contemporary art. It takes as its historic point of departure one of the first episodes of avant-garde art history.

  • The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography from the Sir Elton John Collection

    R600

    Elton John’s truly remarkable collection of international modernist photography stems from personal passion: since 1991, he has amassed more than two thousand photographs, which include key figures from Europe and America alongside many of the foremost photographers from Japan, Eastern Europe and Latin America. This book draws together the finest works from 1920 to 1950, a period that is widely considered to be photography’s ‘coming of age’, a time of great experimentation and innovation when artists pushed the boundaries of the medium.

  • The Saatchi Gallery 100

    R300

    rt that was “headbuttingly impossible to ignore” is how Charles Saatchi describes the work that intrigued him as he started to collect British art in the early 1990s. Damien Hirst’s giant shark in formaldehyde, Tracey Emin’s unmade bed and a chilling

  • The Sculpture 100

    Touring through England’s great outdoor museum of public sculpture, this unique and beautifully-photographed film features works by, among many others, Jacob Epstein, Eric Gill, Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth, Richard Deacon, Anish Kapoor and Rachel Whiteread.

  • The Sea – A Celebration in Photographs

    R800

    An album of 300 classic and contemporary photographs devoted to the sea. This handsome volume highlights the ocean as a source of auspicious inspiration, of commercial potential, and as the hub of conquering expeditions.

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    The Sea: An Anthology of Maritime Photography since 1843

      An album of classic and contemporary prints devoted to the sea, as seen through the lens of some of the worlds finest photographers. Pierre Borhan has created a book that takes the reader on a voyage that highlights the ocean as a source of auspicious inspiration, of commercial potential, and as the hub of…

  • The South African Ballet Theatre

    R570

    A beautiful book that encapsulates the art, determination and delicacy of the South African Ballet Theatre – with photographs by Patrick de Mervelec

  • The Station Point

    R450

    Taken over the past three decades throughout Europe and North America, these photographs are of age-old landscapes; historical treasures of architecture nestled in the countryside and rusting industrial sites reclaimed by nature.

  • The Theatre :A Concise History (Fourth Edition)

    R180

    Acting, direction, stagecraft, theatre architecture and design, the extraordinary evolution of dramatic literature—here is an all-embracing and richly illustrated history, worldwide in scope and ranging from the ancient origins of the theatre in the choral hymns sung around the altar of Dionysus to the endless variety of forms that theatre takes in our own day.