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  • Film, Video, and New Media at the Art Institute of Chicago

    R190

    The book explores more than eighty works at the Art Institute, from those by early pioneers like Bruce Nauman and Nam June Paik to others by such recent practitioners as Doug Aitken, Sharon Lockhart, and Steve McQueen. The book showcases works by Tacita Dean, Rineke Dijkstra, Nan Goldin, Jenny Holzer, Pierre Huyghe, Isaac Julien, William Kentridge, Gordon Matta-Clark, George Segal, Richard Serra, Bill Viola, and many more.

  • Patti Smith: Camera Solo

    R280

    Using either a vintage Land 100 or a Land 250 Polaroid camera, Smith photographs subjects inspired by her connections to poetry and literature as well as pictures that honor the personal effects of those she admires or loves. In the catalogue’s interview, conducted by Susan Lubowsky Talbott, the artist talks about her “respect for the inanimate object” as well as the talismanic qualities of things in her life. We see, for instance, a picture of Mapplethorpe’s slippers or a porcelain cup that belonged to her father, and are drawn into their intimacy and quiet power. Moreover, these images reveal how the camera has proven to be a means for Smith to retreat—undisturbed—to “a room of my own.”

  • Dali & Film

    R600

    Dali & film presents both the major paintings that reflect his preoccupation with film and material related to the key film projects on which he worked.
    Dali & Film reveals the depth and persistence of Dali’s fascination with this medium, bringing a new dimension to our understanding of one of the great masters of twentieth-century art.

  • Gary Schneider – Portraits

    R280

    Deborah Martin Kao discusses Schneider’s re-presentation of nineteenth-century studio portraits, his handprint photograms, and his fragmented face portraits—all of which reveal as much about the language of photography as they do about the subjects being depicted. She shows how Schneider portrays the collaboration between artist and subject, seen in his use of a light pen to sculpt or trace his subjects over long exposures, and in his prints that display traces of movement in time. Kao also discusses Schneider’s work with scientists to create negatives from which he makes strikingly beautiful images of blood, DNA, and strands of hair, and how these represent a fascinating evolution in traditional thinking about the nature of photographic portraiture.

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    Genetic Self-Portrait

    R360

    The book is a ground breaking exploration of the infinite possibilities that define who we are and celebrates the art and science of fine printing. Printed on a rich uncoated paper at The Stinehour Press the book captures all the subtleties, grace and texture of Schneider’s original prints. Genetic self-portrait also includes insightful and informative essays by Lori Pauli, Ann Thomas and Bettyann Holtzmann Kevles.

  • Light on a Hill: Building The Constitutional Court of South Africa

    R200

    The new Constitutional Court of South Africa was inaugurated in 2004, ten years after the demise of apartheid and South Africa’s first democratic elections that brought the African National Congress and Nelson Mandela to power. The historic new building was the work of a team of young South African architects who had won the international competition for the design and building of the Court. Shortly after the opening of the Court, David Krut Publishing was approached to manage a competition for the design of a book on the architecture of this important building. The book design competition was won by Adele Prins of Flow Design and work on the book began in 2005.

  • Women Photographers and Feminist Aesthetics

    R600

    Developing the argument that through aesthetic force emerges the truly political, the book moves beyond polarization of the aesthetic and the cultural. Instead, photographic works are read for their subversive political and cultural force, as it emerges through the aesthetics of the image.

    This book is ideal for students of Photography, Art History, Art and Visual Culture, and Gender.

  • Costume and Fashion A Concise History

    R180

    A classic study of the history of fashion brought right up to date

  • The Theatre: A Concise History

    R180

    The essential guide the history of theatre, updated and extended to cover the key themes and shows of early twenty-first century drama

  • Don McCullin

    R550

    Don McCullin (b. 1935) is an internationally acclaimed British photojournalist, best known for his war photography and images of urban strife.

  • Roma, Citta Di Mezzo

    Images of Rome, focusing on the architecture, with few people in the photos. Leporello bound, so the book folds out into one long photo display. Unpaginated, color throughout.

  • Japan: A Self-Portrait: Photographs 1945 – 1964

    R340

    The Japanese photographers in this volume are the undiscovered Cartier-Bresson, Brassai, or Doiseneau.
    From the 1945 bombing of Japan to the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games, photography blossomed in the rapidly evolving country. Documentary photography that captured the horrors of war shifted to focus on the human strength for survival and solidarity.

  • reGeneration 2: Tomorrow’s Photographers Today

    R440

    Following the success of 2005’s groundbreaking book and exhibition reGeneration: 50 Photographers of Tomorrow 2005-2025reGeneration 2: Tomorrow’s Photographers Today turns the spotlight yet again on the next generation of photography’s potential stars.

  • Everyone Is Present: Essays On Photography, Memory And Family

    R460

    In this book, Terry Kurgan begins with a family snapshot made by her Polish grandfather in 1939 on the eve of the war. Presenting this evocative image as a repository of multiple histories public, private, domestic, familial, and generational she sets off on a series of meditations on photography that give us startling insights into how photographs work: what they conceal, how they mislead, what provocations they contain. Each essay takes up the thread of the story of her familys epic journey across Europe as they flee Nazi occupation, until they reach Cape Town. Kurgans essays are part memoir, part travelogue, part analysis, and they demonstrate her sophisticated understanding of a medium that has long engaged her as an artist.

  • Lines of sight: Perspectives on South African photography

    R140
  • NK Guy. Art of Burning Man

    R660

    One hundred miles from the gambling town of Reno, in the wilderness of northern Nevada, lies a vast, hostile plain known as the Black Rock Desert. The region has been an empty and windswept dry lake bed for most of the past 10,000 years. Except, that is, for one brief week at the end of each summer, when a temporary city rises out of the barren clay.