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  • Modern Sculpture: A Concise History (World of Art)

    R145

    Sir Herbert Read traces the development of modern sculpture from Rodin to the present day and brings order into the apparently chaotic proliferation of styles and techniques during this period.

  • Prints and their makers (Hardback)

    R1,500

    Prints and Their Makers takes you behind the scenes to witness the creative process at the world’s top printmaking workshops. Master printer Phil Sanders offers an in-depth look at this versatile medium and places contemporary prints and practices in the context of traditions and techniques developed over more than a thousand years.

  • The Art of Not Making: The New Artist/Artisan Relationship – Michael Petry

    R420

    Can an artist claim that an object is a work of art if it has been made for him or her by someone else? If so, who is the ‘author’ of such a work? And just what is the difference between a work of art and a work of craft?

    The Art of Not Making tackles these questions head on, exploring the concepts of authorship, artistic originality, skill, craftsmanship and the creative act, and highlighting the vital role that skills from craft and industrial production play in the creation of some of today’s most innovative and sought-after works of art. This is a fresh, controversial and enlightening approach to many of the most influential artworks of our time.

  • 100 Ideas that Changed Art

    R440

    From the earliest cave paintings through to the internet and street art, this inspiring book chronicles the 100 most influential ideas that have shaped the world of art.

  • 101 Things to Learn in Art School

    R180

    What is the first thing to learn in art school? “Art can be anything.” The second thing? “Learn to draw.” With 101 Things to Learn in Art School, artist and teacher Kit White delivers and develops such lessons, striking an instructive balance between technical advice and sage concepts.

  • 1966: The Year the Decade Exploded

    R400

    The pop world accelerated and broke through the sound barrier in 1966. In America, in London, in Amsterdam, in Paris, revolutionary ideas slow-cooking since the late ’50s reached boiling point. In the worlds of pop, pop art, fashion and radical politics — often fueled by perception-enhancing substances and literature — the ‘Sixties’, as we have come to know them, hit their Modernist peak.

  • A Chance Meeting – Intertwined Lives of American Writers and Artists

    R190

    Each chapter of this inventive consideration of American culture evokes an actual meeting between American writers and artists.

  • A is for Artist

    R286

      A colorful contemporary ABC book created by award-winning English designer Ella Doran especially for Tate. A is for Artist takes a creative, innovative approach to the ABC’s. Kids will love learning the ABC’s and in the process, they’ll learn about themselves. Bringing out the artist in each child, this visually entertaining book is fun…

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    Africa and Abstraction: Mancoba, Odita, Blom

    R150

    Published to accompany the gallery’s Art Feature presentation at Art 43 Basel, this catalogue shows the work of two contemporary African abstract painters, Odili Donald Odita and Zander Blom, alongside their most significant predecessor, Ernest Mancoba. It includes in-depth interviews with each artist – Mancoba interviewed by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Odita by Robert Hobbs, and…

  • African Game:Species and Subspecies

    R1,090

    In summary, this book has succeeded in positioning itself as a stunningly attractive “coffee table piece” for general interest readers, but also as an important and “un-equalled reference source”, for academics and others requiring more detailed scientific information.

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    AfroPolis: City, Media, Art

    R260

    Lavishly illustrated and meticulously researched, Afropolis is the product of an exhibition developed by the Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum in Cologne, Germany. The book focuses on the Big Five of African cities: Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Kinshasa and Johannesburg, and brings together positions of artistic and cultural studies, as well as detailed histories and the specific dynamics of these African cities, in order to expand our understanding of the concept of urbanity and the phenomenon of the City from an African perspective.

  • Akademie X: Lessons In Art + Life

    R530

    Akademie X: Lessons in Art + Life brings together a faculty of artists and writers from across the globe, including high profile art educators, such as Marina Abramovic, Carol Bove, Mark Dion, Olafur Eliasson, Dan Graham, Joan Jonas, Miranda July, Bob Nickas, Raqs Media Collective, Neo Rauch, John Stezaker, Richard Wentworth and Christopher Williams.

  • Alfred Wallis

    R175

    AIfred Wallis spent most of his life in the Cornish ports of Newlyn, Penzance and St Ives, and went to sea as a young man: His main occupation was as a dealer in marine supplies and he was in his seventies before he took up painting `for company’. He sold his works for a few pence, and died in the poorhouse.

  • Andy Warhol

    R180

    In a work of great wisdom and insight, art critic and philosopher Arthur Danto delivers a compact, masterful tour of Andy Warhol’s personal, artistic, and philosophical transformations. Danto traces the evolution of the pop artist, including his early reception, relationships with artists such as Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg, and the Factory phenomenon.

  • Animated Painting – San Diego Museum of Art

    R350

    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.

  • Arshile Gorky

    R220

    Fully illustrated, with an insightful text by acknowledged authority Matthew Gale, this book will provide new insight into the life and carer of one of the twentieth century’s greatest painters.