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  • Seydou Keita: Photographs, Bamako, Mali 1948-1963

    R1,500

    Seydou Keïta was born in Bamako, Mali in 1921, then part of the colony of French Sudan and a bustling transportation hub on the route to Dakar. With a Kodak Brownie given to him by his uncle, Keïta took up photography at the age of fourteen, going on to establish what would become Bamako’s most successful portraiture enterprise of the 1950s and 60s.

  • Verushka: The Ultimate Collection

    R15,000

    Veruschka may indeed be the most beautiful woman in the world. But this great supermodel has always been more than just a pretty face. Vera Lehndorff transformed her image, her name, and the world in the pursuit of high fashion and of art.

  • This Was the Photo League Compassion and the Camera from the Depression to the Cold War

    R380

    The Photo League of New York (1936-1951) was a non-profit organization of dedicated professional and amateur photographers – most of them New Yorkers and the majority Jewish, both male and female born between 1900 and 1925. They chronicled a tumultuous period in American history and endured both controversy and celebration. Their story is told through text and their remarkable photographs.

  • Robert Lebeck: Tokyo/ Moscow/ Leopoldville

    R750

    Three Book Set

    Photographer Robert Lebeck was interested not only in “the event” in and of itself, but also in the stories on the fringes and the people behind the images. Lebeck was frequently to be found in that elusive terrain most photographers dream of: the right place at the right time.

     

  • The Photobook: A History Volume III

    R1,600

    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.

  • Un certain etat du monde?: A Selection of Works from The Francois Pinault Foundation

    R495

    Artists play a fundamental role as mirror of society and can, in particular, give expression to specific corners of the world in our global economy. This is a new stop of the Francois Pinault collection journey around the world. A monumental exhibition at the famous Garage: a 1927 bus garage in Moscow designed by the Constructivist architect Konstantin Melnikov and transformed into a gallery for contemporary art and culture by Daria Dasha Zhukova, whose partner is the Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich.

  • 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.

  • Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art

    R550

    The accompanying catalogue to the first major exhibition to consider the relationship between the photographic medium and the history of abstraction in the twentieth century, on display at London’s Tate Modern.The exhibition catalogue will be arranged in a broadly chronological way to tell the story of photography and its relationship with abstraction from around 1915 to the present day, and will include historic works in a variety of media from painting and sculpture to montage and kinetic installations.

  • Conversations: Photography from the Bank of America Collection

    R440

    Conversations comprises a selection of more than 100 photographs drawn from the Bank of America Collection. The publication traces the history of photography through the eyes and imagination of iconic photographers such as Harry Callahan, Robert Frank, Dorothea Lange, Paul Strand and Hiroshi Sugimoto

  • Photoshop for Lightroom Users

    R600

    Anyone who uses Adobe Photoshop Lightroom for image management, editing, and workflow knows it is great software, and it has only gotten better with each new version. But there comes a time in every Lightroom user’s life when they want to do something…and they just can’t do it. While Lightroom covers the vast majority of a photographer’s needs–many say it covers roughly 80% of a professional imaging workflow–it just can’t do everything a shooter needs to put the final touches on a great image.

  • 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.

  • So Now Then

    R400

    This book features the artists: Shelby Lee Adams, Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin, Chien-Chi Chang, Julio Grinblatt, An-My Le, Susan Meiselas, Boris Mikhailov, Simon Norfolk, Trent Parke, Weng Peijun, Paul Shambroom, Massimo Vitali, and, Michael Wesely. It also contains essays by David Campany, Martha Langford, and, Jan-Erik Lundstrom.

  • Frantia’ek Drtikol

    R480

    Czech photographer Frantisek Drtikol (1883-1961) reinvented the genre of nude photography for the early twentieth century. Drtikol opened his Prague studio in 1907, and his nudes from this early period convey the dreamy eroticism of Art Nouveau and the foreboding accents of Prague Symbolism that he was to return to throughout his somewhat brief career (Drtikol abandoned photography for painting in 1935, and it was not until curator Anna Farova’s now legendary 1972 Prague exhibition that this work was rediscovered by a broader public).

  • Women by Women: 50 Years Of Women’s Photography In South Africa

    R500
    A look into the talent of South African female photographers
    Commissioned by the Ministry of Arts and Culture, this book celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 1956 women’s march on the Union Buildings. It provides a dramatic and unprecedented showcase of photographic talent, from the early pioneers of social documentary, including Anne Fischer and Constance Stuart Larrabee, to the challenging images created by women in South Africa today. 75 photographers and almost 400 images are included.
  • Abandoned Futures: A Journey to the Posthuman World

    R500

    What will the end of the world look like?
    ‘Abandoned Futures’ is a breathtaking global overview of the decay and abandonment that sits in the midsts of humanities constant push towards an uncertain future. It’s a visual epic dedicated to the edge of our power, where human industry fails and decay takes over. These are the landscapes that give the lie to our dreams of immortality.

  • Stuart O’Sullivan: How Beautiful this Place Can Be

    R780

    South Africa is where Stuart O’Sullivan was raised, and where his family still lives. Growing up as a member of the white middle class, his childhood was one of affluence and privilege but, as he moved towards adulthood, he became increasingly conscious of the deprivations endured by his fellow South Africans. However, belief in the need for fundamental change came hand in hand with anxiety for his family’s future.