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

    R420

    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.

  • The Head & the Load

    R1,250

    For over thirty years, William Kentridge has been combining fine arts, performance, theatre, and opera to create dreamlike, political, and humanist works. His installations , films, and drawings often deal with the political situation in South Africa, apartheid, and the consequences of colonialism. This book gives an in-depth examination of his performance piece The Head & The Load, which explores the role of Africa during World War I. Throughout the war, more than one million Africans carried provisions and military equipment in hazardous conditions for British, French, and German troops at minimal or no pay.

     

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    Zanele Muholi – Hail the Dark Lioness

    Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness is the long-awaited monograph from one of the most powerful visual activists of our time. The book features over ninety of Muholi’s evocative self-portraits, each image drafted from material props in Muholi’s immediate environment. A powerfully arresting collection of work, Muholi’s radical statements of identity, race, and resistance are a direct response to contemporary and historical racisms.

    With more than twenty written contributions from curators, poets, and authors, alongside luxurious tritone reproductions of Muholi’s images, Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness is as much a manifesto of resistance as it is an autobiographical, artistic statement.

  • Tate Kids Modern Art Activity book – By Jackson and Lambert

    R150

    Bring modern art to life for young readers with this art activity book based on 10 major modern and contemporary artworks.

    Suitable for ages 6+

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    Meet the Artist David Hockney: An Art Activity Book – by Rose Blake

    R150

    Meet the Artist: David Hockney is a fun, creative and engaging introduction to the work of one of Britain’s most exciting artists. Packed with make-and-dos, inspiring activities for young budding artists and bold, playful illustrations by Rose Blake. The Meet the Artist series encourages children to use art as an avenue for exploring ideas and expressing their own experiences through art- making.

  • Tate Introductions: Andy Warhol

    R180

    A central figure in pop art, Andy Warhol (1928-1987) was one of the most significant and influential artists of the later twentieth century. In the 1960s he began to explore the growing interplay between mass culture and the visual arts, and his constant experimentation with new processes for the dissemination of art played a pivotal role in redefining access to culture and art as we know it today.

  • OATH magazine Vol. 1

    R290

    OATH magazine is the brain-child of photographer, Stephanie Blomkamp. The print-based photography magazine from the Mother City is a bi-annual publication for curious people and visual gluttons.

  • TATE Modern: Building A Museum For The 21st Century

    R500

    After opening its doors in 2000, Tate Modern quickly became the most popular modern and contemporary art destination in the world, welcoming more than five million visitors a year. Architects Herzog & de Meuron created a gallery of singular power and beauty, whose spaces articulate a rare affinity with contemporary art.

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    ONAIR: The Gallery Premises at The Johannesburg Civic Theatre

    R100

    book about the re-establishment of the gallery premises at the then-named Johannesburg Civic Theatre by the Trinity Session

  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art: 75 Years of Looking Forward

    R800
    The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art was founded in 1935. Seventy-five years later, its permanent collection contains numerous masterpieces of world art. This anniversary retrospective includes more than 300 large-scale plates and 50 text entries on individual works.
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    How Art Made Pop And Pop Became Art

    R350

    This new book is a remarkable study examining the intertwined histories of pop musicians and the visual arts.

  • 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.

  • Imbali Artbooks: Adventuring into Art

    R1,500

    Through these books, young people will discover this world of art by looking, thinking and discussing, by making and doing, by exploring different materials, and by expressing visual ideas of their own. The Imbali Artbooks consist of a box set of eight books. The series is structured around a number of themes and each chapter raises interwoven topics, issues and ideas that are engaging and relevant to young people in the 21st century.

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    Anselm Kiefer: Il Mistero delle Cattedrali

    R1,000

    The title of the exhibition is taken from the esoteric publication by Fulcanelli (published in 1926), which claimed that the Gothic cathedrals of Europe had openly displayed the hidden code of alchemy for over 700 years. As with all Kiefer’s work, allusions are never literal but reflect an ongoing interest in systems – mystical and material – which have evolved over centuries.

  • Viviane Sassen: Sketches

    R100

    Sketches shows Polaroids made in Africa between 2002 and 2010. This book could be an explanation or a introducion to the previous Flamboya book and project but in fact Sketches is a small and magic book on its own, showing the beautiful universe of Viviane Sassen’s photography.

  • Matisse: The Chapel at Venice

    R950

    This is the most complete and beautiful study of the Chapel of the Rosary in Vence, near Nice in the South of France, considered one of the most important religious structures of the modern age and regarded by Henri Matisse himself as his great masterpiece.