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  • When Marina Abramovic Dies: A Biography

    R340

    When Marina Abramovic Dies examines the extraordinary life and death-defying work of one of the most pioneering artists of her generation?and one who is still at the forefront of contemporary art today. This intimate, critical biography chronicles Abramovic’s formative and until now undocumented years in Yugoslavia, and tells the story of her partnership with the German artist Ulay?one of the twentieth century’s great examples of the fusion of artistic and private life.

  • Performance in Contemporary Art

    R660

    In this important new survey, Catherine Wood proposes performance not as a genre of art separate from object-making but as an attitude that has infiltrated the entire terrain of contemporary art.

  • Philippe Parreno: The Hyundai Commission – Anywhen

    R340

    Since Tate Modern opened in London in 2000, the Turbine Hall has hosted some of the world’s most memorable and acclaimed works of contemporary art, reaching an audience of millions. The way artists have interpreted this vast industrial space has revolutionized public perceptions of contemporary art in the 21st century. Philippe Parreno (b. 1964) is…

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    William Kentridge – That Which Is Not Drawn

    R395

    For more than three decades, artist William Kentridge has explored in his work the nature of subjectivity, the possibilities of revolution, the Enlightenment’s legacy in Africa, and the nature of time itself. At the same time, his creative work has stretched the boundaries of the very media he employs.

  • Robin Rhode: Variants

    R490

    For his second exhibition at White Cube, Rhode presented five animations that take the chair designs of Dutch furniture designer and architect Gerrit Rietveld as a starting point. A member of the De Stijl movement, Rietveld aspired to bring high design to the masses. A precursor to the ‘flat pack’ furniture style now prevalent, Rietveld’s…

  • Art of Change – New Directions From China

    R390

    Amongst a host of exhibitions and books surveying ‘New Art from China’, this title stands out as a uniquely focused investigation of Chinese sculpture and installation. Exploring the work of a small number of artists, Liang Shaoji, Wang Jianwei, Xu Zhen/MadeIn Company, Gu Dexin, Sun Yuan & Peng Yu, Chen Zhen, Yingmei Duan  and illustrating their most powerful and engaging works, this book traces a very particular seam of performative Chinese art from the late 1980s to the present.

  • When Marina Abramovic Dies

    R340

    Marina Abramovic has spent four decades making traumatic and transcendent artworks using her own body as a material–and breaking through the boundaries of visual art along the way. When Marina Abramovic Dies examines the extraordinary life and death-defying work of one of the most pioneering artists of her generation–and one who is still at the forefront of contemporary art today.

     

     

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    Haunted – Contemporary Photography / Video / Performance

    R600

    Much of contemporary photography and video seems haunted by the past, by ghostly apparitions that are reanimated in reproductive media, as well as in live performance and the virtual world.

  • Richard Wilson – Tate Modern Artist Series

    R150

    The work of Richard Wilson (b.1953) often comes closer to engineering or even architecture than it does to traditional sculpture. Typically he transforms the viewer’s environment into something unsettling and strange by the interventions he makes, whether in the internal space of a gallery, the structure of a building or in one of the ships with which he has a particular affinity.
    Perhaps Wilson’s best-known work is 20:50 for which he flooded a gallery space with