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…
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.
This catalogue, was published to accompany Barthélémy Toguo’s first solo exhibition with Stevenson gallery. The exhibition, which took place in May 2014, used the title of an immersive installation in which small drawings are displayed atop 35 music stands.
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.
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.
David Krut Projects is pleased to present Print Me, the first exhibition dedicated to Chakaia Booker’s prints. Booker began collaborating with Master Printer, Phil Sanders, of Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop in 2009, and has created over 100 unique prints to date.
In 1972 Colbert Mashile was born in Bushbackridge, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa. After his schooling, his intention was to build a career in Public Administration. Fortunately, during his studies in Pretoria, he developed a healthy fascination with art. This led him to abandon a dreary future in administration and find refuge at the Johannesburg Art…
Series and Progressions examines Dan Flavin’s (1933-96) use of progressions and serial structures, ideas that were central throughout his career. Famed for creating sculptural objects and installations from fluorescent light fixtures, Flavin was one of the first artists to employ a systematic arrangement of color and light, and had a major influence on Conceptual artistic practices.
John Martin Gallery was pleased to present South African artist Deborah Bell’s exhibition A Far Country. This was Deborah’s second UK exhibition which brings together recent sculptures and paintings from the last four years including her major series based on the song, See Line Woman. The show also provided an opportunity to exhibit two of…
For more than a decade, a Johannesburg garage held a marvellous secret: an archive of over 1,400 photographic negatives produced by Kitty’s Studio in Pietermaritzburg between 1972 and 1984. Poor and working-class patrons ”classified by the apartheid government as African, Indian and coloured” came there to be photographed by Singarum Jeevaruthnam Moodley (1922-1987), a.k.a. Kitty, and members of his family.