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  • J.M.W. Turner: The ‘Wilson’ Sketchbook – Studies of a Young Artists

    R250

    This stunning book is a beautifully produced near-facsimilie of J.M.W. Turner’s sketchbook collecting and reproducing Turner’s ‘Wilson’ studies. It even includes the section in which Turner used his sketchbook upside down in his haste to sketch!”

  • Autumn

    R250

    Autumn examines of the most beautiful, transformative and amusing expressions of the autumn season using works drawn from Tate’s collection.

    Divided into key themes – ‘Fields of Gold’, ‘A Bountiful Harvest’, ‘Leisure’, ‘Symbolism’, ‘Bump in the Night’ and ‘Abstraction’ – this little book considers how the traditional season of harvest and falling leaves has influenced artists over centuries.

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    Everything is Mine

    R300

    Marcello von Cauliflower Bonaparte Jackson is a kind, clever and very loyal dog. Unfortunately, there is one problem. He believes that absolutely everything is his.

    A slipper? It’s his. Pork chops from Leo’s dinner plate? It is absolutely his. An entire park? Oh that’s his, too.

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    Count on Me

    R300

    Some people see the beauty of the world through art. Some people see the beauty of the world through music. Our heroine sees the beauty of the world through… maths?

    A young girl sees the world differently in this beautiful book celebrating individuality and numbers, written and illustrated by Spanish author Miguel Tanco.

    A book that encourages children to explore their own worldviews, solve problems and enjoy life, Count on Me encourages young readers to find their own passions.

  • Five Hundred Years of British Art

    R1,750

    This luxury guide to the highlights of the Tate Britain’s collection provides an essential introduction to the extraordinary development of British art over the centuries, telling the story of the collection and presenting a selection of the stunning works on display. It’s a lavishly illustrated, beautiful collection of highlights from the Tate collection over the past 500 years.

  • Like a Giant

    R300

    A giant, a child, a trip: three classic elements of a story. And though this adventure will last only a day, it will change its two heroes forever.

    A beautiful story of dream-like adventure, Like a Giant uses stunning illustrations to encourage children to use their imaginations, and take the time to appreciate what’s around them.

  • Lynette Yiadom-Boakye – Fly In League With The Night (paperback)

    R625

    This paperback catalogue accompanies Tate Britain’s exhibition of the work of Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Fly In League With The Night, the first major survey of the artwork of one of the most important and exciting painters at work today.

    Lavishly illustrated, it offers the most extensive overview of Yiadom-Boakye’s work to date. The exhibition book includes thematic essays and in-depth discussion of the development of the artist’s practice since her graduation from the Royal Academy of Art, London, in 2003, presenting her artwork alongside her own writing and poetry. The publication also positions Yiadom-Boakye’s extraordinary creative output over the past twenty years within a wider history of portraiture and representation, with a particular focus on black subjects.

  • Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Fly In League With The Night (hardback)

    R1,000

    This lavishly illustrated hardback catalogue accompanies Tate Britain’s exhibition of the work of Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Fly In League With The Night, the first major survey of the artwork of one of the most important and exciting painters at work today.

    Offering the most extensive overview of Yiadom-Boakye’s work to date, the exhibition book includes thematic essays explore in-depth discussion of the development of the artist’s practice since her graduation from the Royal Academy of Art, London, in 2003, presenting her artwork alongside her own writing and poetry. The publication also positions Yiadom-Boakye’s extraordinary creative output over the past twenty years within a wider history of portraiture and representation, with a particular focus on black subjects.

  • Summer

    R250

    Following Winter and Spring, this elegant gift book captures the hazy beauty, warmth and longer days of summer, illustrated with artworks from Tate’s collection.

    Summer, both languid and fiery, has never ceased to be a source of inspiration. In Summer, works of art – including paintings, drawings, photographs, illustrations and installations – are punctuated by brief captions offering additional information about the art, artists and their subjects.

  • Tate Guide to Modern Art Terms

    R200

    The language in which modern art is described can be even more mystifying than the art itself. Now, a fully updated and expanded edition of the acclaimed “Tate Guide to Modern Art Terms “offers a clear and reliable guide, with more than 450 pithy entries on the full range of international modern and contemporary art.

  • The Five of Us (paperback)

    R175

    The Five of Us is a captivating tale of adventure, friendship and teamwork. Angie, Ollie, Simona, Mario and Eric are five fantastic friends, each of whom has an unusual ability. Disaster strikes on a day out to the countryside but, working together and combining their individual powers, five save the day.

  • The Little Girl Who Was Afraid of Everything

    R300

    A touching story about friendship, discovery and overcoming your fears, The Little Girl Who Was Afraid of Everything Gently and sensitively encourages children to face their fears and help others. It broaches the subject of anxiety and fear kindly, without making the child feel bad about themselves, giving them the tools to start tackling their own fears.

  • The Museum of Me (paperback)

    R175

    Brimming with anticipation, our young protagonist encounters giant bugs and peculiar beasts; ancient pots and contemporary paintings; feathery leaves and flowers as big as her own head! Marvelling at objects old, new, out-of-doors and from outer space, she soon realises that her favourite museum of all is waiting for her at home: the Museum of Me!

  • The Ride

    R300

    A wonderfully humorous story, with brilliant illustrations and lots to spot throughout. In pages packed with bright colours, Karsten’s quirky characters will delight children aged 3+.

  • Zanele Muholi Exhibition Book

    R500

    Created to accompany one of the most exciting exhibitions of 2020, this stunning paperback catalogue presents the full breadth of Muholi’s photographic and activist practice.

    Richly illustrated, it includes images from the key series Muholi has produced over the past twenty years, as well as never-before-published and recent works. The exhibition book also features six newly commissioned essays exploring their work, as well as a full glossary and chronology.

  • A Book of Fifty Drawings by Aubrey Beardsley

    R250

    During his lifetime, Beardsley’s subversive illustrations became synonymous with decadence: he delighted in the erotic, shocking audiences with his bizarre sense of humour and fascination with the grotesque. His work was deemed too scandalous by many publishers of the period, but found a suitably unseemly home with the notorious Leonard Charles Smithers (1861–1907). Shortly before his death, with his health in steep decline Beardsley converted to Roman Catholicism and asked Smithers to ‘destory all copies of Lysistrata and bad drawings’. Smithers dutifully ignored his wishes and went on to sell many reproductions and forgeries of his work.