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  • Burden Of Representation: Essays on Photographies and Histories

    R300

    Photographs are used as documents, records and evidence every day in courtrooms and hospitals, on passports and driving licences. But how did photographs come to be established and accepted, what sort of agencies and institutions have the power to enforce this status and, more generally, what concept of photographic representation is entailed and what are its consequences?

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    Caps: Visual Arts Grade 12 Learner’s Guide

    R280

    This full-colour CAPS approved book truly makes visual arts come alive!

  • Design Meets Disability

    R360

    Eyeglasses have been transformed from medical necessity to fashion accessory. This revolution has come about through embracing the design culture of the fashion industry. Why shouldn’t design sensibilities also be applied to hearing aids, prosthetic limbs, and communication aids? In return, disability can provoke radical new directions in mainstream design. Charles and Ray Eames’s iconic…

  • Drawing and Painting: Materials and Techniques for Contemporary Artists

    R440

    Bursting with practical techniques, engaging artist profiles and inspirational galleries, Drawing and Painting combines an authoritative ‘category killer’ approach with a contemporary aesthetic guaranteed to appeal to all artists.

  • Drawing People: The Human Figure in Contemporary Art

    R550

    The act of drawing has long been considered the foundation of an artistic education, and the life class essential to the formation of an artists style and technique. Yet in the contemporary art world drawing is increasingly regarded as a medium in its own right, and the figure as a subject for ongoing exploration well beyond the sketchbook.

  • Fashion Design Research

    R440

    By offering a clear approach to research for fashion design, this book will inspire students to embrace an activity that is both fun and fruitful.

  • Fire Walker

    R500

    Far more than being about a single artwork, this book participates in the myriad conversations and debates on the meaning of public art. The essays prise open critical questions about public space in Johannesburg; Oliver Barstow’s interviews with the various collaborators on the sculpture reveal the complexities and challenges of creating such a massive work in so short a time; and the images by John Hodgkiss of the making of the sculpture, alongside two photo essays suggest the metaphorical power of Fire Walker as well as the fragile hold of street vendors over their small share of city space.

  • Graffiti World

    R220

    Graffiti World, now updated, is the most comprehensive and bestselling survey of graffiti art ever published. The original collection of more than 2,000 illustrations by over 150 artists around the world is joined by a new section devoted to work created in the five years since the book’s first edition.

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    Impressionist Painting 1850-1900 DVD

    R150

    Impressionist painting is now so popular and familiar that we struggle to see it as shocking or avant-garde, yet it originally caused uproar and controversy which continued into the 20th century

  • Indaba, My Children: African Tribal History, Legends, Customs and Religious Beliefs

    R280

    First published in 1964, Indaba, My Children is an internationally acclaimed collection of African folk tales that chart the story of African tribal life since the time of the Phoenicians. It is these stories that have shaped Africa as we know it.

  • Intrigue – The Graphic Designer’s Code

    R240

    Balance, iron smelting and optical illusions: A recent encounter with master typographer and award winning graphic designer Jan Erasmus showed me that constructing a typeface is an art in its own right

  • Leon Trotsky – A Revolutionary?s Life

    R300

    Here, Trotsky emerges as a brilliant and brilliantly flawed man. Rubenstein offers us a Trotsky who is mentally acute and impatient with others, one of the finest students of contemporary politics who refused to engage in the nitty-gritty of party organization in the 1920s, when Stalin was maneuvering, inexorably, toward Trotsky’s own political oblivion.

  • Photoshop for Lightroom Users

    R600

    Anyone who uses Adobe Photoshop Lightroom for image management, editing, and workflow knows it is great software, and it has only gotten better with each new version. But there comes a time in every Lightroom user’s life when they want to do something…and they just can’t do it. While Lightroom covers the vast majority of a photographer’s needs–many say it covers roughly 80% of a professional imaging workflow–it just can’t do everything a shooter needs to put the final touches on a great image.

  • Portraits of the Renaissance

    R840

    Memling, Van Eyck, Antonello da Messina, Raphael, Holbein, Titian, Leonardo . . . these are the greatest names of the Renaissance which symbolize the ultimate in artistic achievement.

  • 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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    Rebels and Rage

    R250

    Adam Habib, the most prominent and outspoken university official through the recent student protests, takes a characteristically frank view of the past three years on South Africa’s campuses in this new book. This book is both an attempt at a historical account and a thoughtful reflection on the issues the protests kicked up, from the perspective not only of a high-ranking member of university management, but also Habib as political scientist with a background as an activist during the struggle against apartheid.