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  • 05.95 Tracking A Decade

  • A Step Becomes a Statement

    R350

    Catalogue of the exhibition, Wits Art Museum, 2018. Includes an essay by Julia Charlton. Many of the paintings are accompanied by a handwritten letter in which the artist explains the intention behind the work. Alfred Thoba was born in Sophiatown, Johannesburg, in 1951. His family were forcibly removed by the apartheid government in 1955. Largely self-taught,…

  • Against the Grain – Contemporary Art from the Edward R Broida Collection

    R400

    This catalogue of outstanding paintings, sculptures, drawings and prints from Edward R. Broida’s recent gift of 175 contemporary works from his collection to The Museum of Modern Art reflects a wide range of artistic approaches. Most pieces were created after 1960; several artists, such as Vija Celmins, Philip Guston, Ken Price and Christopher Wilmarth, are represented in depth. The Broida collection also includes works by Richard Artschwager, Jake Berthot, Martin Puryear, Susan Rothenberg, Joel Shapiro, Mark di Suvero and John Walker, among others, and significant works by Jennifer Bartlett, Bruce Nauman and Richard Serra that provided important additions to the Museum’s holdings. This book includes an introduction to the collection by John Elderfield, the Marie-Josee and Henry Kravis Chief Curator of Painting and Sculpture, and an interview with Broida conducted by Ann Temkin, Curator of Painting and Sculpture. The plate section reproduces at least one work by each of the 38 artists included in the gift, and in many cases numerous works by one artist.

  • Alain Clément: Sculpture

    The exhibition, voluntarily minimalist, of the artworks created in 2012-2013 demonstrates the freedom gained by Alain Clément in the realisation of sculpture.

  • Hoerikwaggo: Images of Table Mountain

    R350

    Exhibition catalogue of a selection of old maps, photographs, postcards and posters, etc published for the exhibition of the same title, showing Table Mountain as a cultural symbol.

  • Life-Line Knot: Six Object Biography

    R230

    A collection of esays about objects in the collection at Wits Art Museum, based on research by postgraduate History of Art students at the University of the Witwatersrand and their lecturers: Joni Brenner, Laura De Becker, Stacey Vorster and Justine Wintjes. This book accompanies the exhibition at the Standard Bank Gallery.

    “A particularly exciting and important aspect of this project is the reinvigoration of art history in a South African context. Through the association with Wits Art Museum, students have the privilege of doing original research with objects, of seeking links across disciplines and time-frames, and of finding new paths beyond western-tradition art historical practice” Anonymous peer reviewer

  • Nathaniel Stern: Call and Response

    R50

    Call and Response is a solo exhibition of Compressionist prints, both digital and traditional, performatively produced with Lightworks Studios and at the David Krut Print Workshop, in Johannesburg, South Africa.

  • ONAIR

    A collaboration with The Trinity Sessions and The Johannesburg Civic Theatre. This compilation explores public artworks in Johannesburg.

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    Waste At Work, 2006

    R60
  • William Kentridge: Royal Academy of Arts

    R1000

    In a brilliant exposition of Kentridge’s output, Stephen Clingman, Distinguished Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, undertakes a series of enquiries, of walks around the artist and his practice, through the various layers and linkages, crossings and connections of his art.

  • Wonga Mancoba: Paintings and Drawings

    R1000
  • Andries Botha: Being Here (and there)

    R100

    An exhibition catalogue of major works spanning the illustrious 40-year career of South Africa’s pre-eminent contemporary sculptor, Andries Botha, entitled Being Here (and there).

  • Andrzej Jackowski: A Drawing Retrospective 1963-2003

    R300

    Andrzej Jackowski: A Drawing Retrospective 1963-2003

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    Art of McSweeney’s

    R480

    McSweeney’s is an award-winning American publishing house, known for its innovative design and use of illustration and its belief in the book as a desirable objects. Founded by Dave Eggers, the author of books including A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius and the novelisation of Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are, McSweeney’s publishes books, a quarterly journal, a magazine (The Believer), DVDs and a website, all of which have evolved their own distinctive visual aesthetic.

  • Braam Kruger 1950 – 2008

    R200

    Braam Kruger (1958 – 2008) – Retrospective Exhibition Catalogue

    An exceptional retrospective exhibition of oil paintings by Braam Kruger (1950 -2008) was hosted by the UJ Art Gallery during September and October 2009. The exhibition comprised of works mainly from private collections and included several paintings that have not yet been seen by the general art fraternity.

  • Bridget Riley: colour, stripes, planes and curves

    R400

    An essential publication for followers of the influential painter Bridget Riley, this exhibition catalog traces the artist’s progress through the agency of stripes, planes and curves through her paintings and studies from the past 30 years. Riley’s early color paintings were strongly influenced by the discoveries of Seurat and the Impressionists.