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  • A Month in Siena

    R225

    Matar was nineteen years old when his father was kidnapped. In the year following he found himself turning to art, particularly the great paintings of the Sienese School.

    They became a refuge and a way to think about the world outside the urgencies of the present. A quarter of a century later, having found no trace of his father, Matar finally visits the birthplace of those paintings. A Month in Siena is the encounter between the writer and the city.

  • Aboriginal Australians

    R120

    Published by Thames and Hudson, here is a lively, vibrantly illustrated social and cultural history of the Aboriginal Australians, from their origins to the present day.

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    In the Footsteps of Mr Andersson

    R220

    In the footsteps of Mr Andersson: Milestones in Swedish-Namibia relations tells the story of the extraordinary relationship between Sweden and Namibia. It begins in the middle of the nineteenth century, when a Swedish explorer, adventurer, entrepreneur and arms dealer drew the earliest known maps of the areas now known as Namibia, northern Botswana and southern Zimbabwe.

  • Nala’s World : One man, his rescue cat and a bike ride around the globe

    R225

    Instagram phenomenon @1bike1world Dean Nicholson reveals the full story of his life-changing friendship with rescue cat Nala and their inspiring adventures together on a bike journey around the world.

  • Warhol : A Life as Art

    R380

    Warhol sought out all the most glamorous figures of his times – Susan Sontag, Mick Jagger, the Barons de Rothschild – despite being burdened with an almost crippling shyness. Behind the public glitter of the artist’s Factory, with its superstars, drag queens and socialites, there was a man who lived with his mother for much of his life and guarded the privacy of his home. He overcame the vicious homophobia of his youth to become a symbol of gay achievement, while always seeking the pleasures of traditional romance and coupledom.

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    Worlds in One Country: A Brief Survey of South African Writing – Nineteenth Century to 1994

    R130

    Worlds in one country is a compact, inclusive history of writing in South Africa from the nineteenth century to 1994 that crosses boundaries of language and colour, including prose, poetry and theatre.

  • Ballet and Modern Dance

    R170

    Whether as performers or as spectators, more people enjoy dance today than ever before. Its extraordinary range extends from classical ballet and baroque court spectacles to avant-garde modern dance, tap, and ethnic dancing.

  • Eoan :Our Story

    R330

    The legendary Eoan Group has performed opera, ballet and drama since the 1930s. The group was the first amateur company in South Africa to perform dance, theatre and grand opera often to packed houses in Cape Town’s best concert halls.

  • From the Ground Up

    R720

    From The Ground Up is a three-part photographic essay focusing on the metamorphosis of the architecture in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. This fascinating study, comprising photographs taken from the mid-1980s to the present, is by far the most comprehensive record of the design and evolution of this region’s built structures

  • Gary Schneider: Nudes

    R850

    In this previously unpublished body of work, Gary Schneider presents a haunting series of nudes and faces that emerge and seem to float above a receding black ground. Each image is rendered through a long exposure and by exploring the surfaces of the skin with a small handheld light. Due to the prolonged time required and the inevitable movements and consequent distortions that occur in the process, the results both reveal and obscure the intimate physical details and personality of the individual who poses.

  • Morocco: A Sense of Place

    R340

    Organized thematically rather than geographically, each chapter reflects one of the travellers abiding impressions: the vibrant colours of the souks and textiles; the hubbub of its city streets; the country’s natural phenomena and more.

  • Outsider Art :Spontaneous Alternatives

    R200

    In this indispensable book Colin Rhodes surveys the history and reception of Outsider Art—first championed by Dubuffet and the Surrealists, now appreciated by a wide public—while providing insight into the achievements of both major figures and newly discovered artists.

  • Picasso

    R170

    ‘Lively, intelligent, free of cant and well written: a good introduction to a difficult subject’ The Burlington Magazine

  • Picturesque Winelands

    R80

    The heart of the South African wine industry centres on several charming, historic towns nestled in idyllic valleys in-between rugged mountain ranges – Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, Paarl, and further afield, Hermanus, Tulbagh, Worcester and Robertson.

  • Primitivism and modern art

    A fascination with the primitive lies at the heart of some of the most influential developments in Western art produced between 1890 and 1950 – a time that witnessed both the heroic period of modern art and the decline of Western colonial power. This work is an overview of this period.

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    TAXI-006: David Koloane

    R150

    Artist, writer, arts administrator and curator David Koloane has established a reputation both locally and internationally. His paintings and graphics have been featured in major collections and exhibitions worldwide.