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  • 10 – Marion Bataille

    R220

    A sensationally attractive package (chunky and substantial, with a bright red slipcase and cover) sets the stage for an inventive exploration of counting?from one to ten and back again, simultaneously. As the reader turns the pages, one becomes two and then three, as ten becomes nine and then eight. The numbers unfold and transform with breathtaking ingenuity. 10 is a beautiful book that belongs in all design and gift departments.

  • A is for Artist an alphabet

    R150
  • Art of McSweeney’s (Hardcover)

    R480

    A novel with each cover hand-illustrated by the author. Literary journals bound by magnets, or designed to look like junk mail. The sharp wit, gorgeous design, and playful why not invention of independent literary publisher McSweeney’s have earned it a large and loyal following and made its journals, books, The Believer magazine, and Wholphin DVDs collectible favorites of readers and graphic designers alike. Created by the McSweeney’s staff to commemorate their 11th (or 12th) anniversary, this book showcases their award-winning art and design across all the company’s activities. It features hundreds of images, interviews with collaborators such as Chris Ware and Michael Chabon, and dozens of insights into McSweeney’s quirky creative process and the visual experience of reading.

  • Hippu

    R150

    In this delightful story, a mouse named Hippu invites a homeless dog named Heppu to share the simple pleasures of everyday life. Hippu and Heppu—and some friendly mice—shop, eat, go for a walk, take baths, and go for a ride in the car! With its bold, graphic colors and cutout shapes, Hippu feels as fresh and contemporary today as it did on first publication in 1967. Written and illustrated by one of Finland’s most cherished artists and translated here for the first time in English, Hippu is destined to become a worldwide classic at last.

  • Man Ray: Writings on Art (Hardback)

    R570

    Man Ray (1890-1976), a pioneer of the Dada movement and a central protagonist of surrealism, is best known for his innovative photographs, but his writings are also remarkable expressions of his identity as an artist. The first extensive collection of Man Ray’s texts about art in English, Man Ray: Writings on Art illuminates the diverse ways in which the artist used words to express his aesthetic, philosophical and political ideas. Richly illustrated and drawing on a broad range of materials, including artists’ books, essays, interviews, letters and visual poems, this collection presents the artist’s most significant writings about art, many of them never previously published. Offering a long overdue vision of Man Ray as someone who used words both as a creative medium and as a means of articulating ideas about the nature and value of art, it provides a powerful insight for students and scholars of modern art, as well as for artists, photographers and all those who count themselves as Man Ray fans.

  • 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

    R1750

    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)

    R1000

    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 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.