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  • Youssef Nabil: Sleep in My Arms


    In this very beautiful volume of his work Nabil has focused on men at the hour of sleep, either alone or in tangent positions, an aura of erotica hovers above each image. Yet Nabil avoids the ‘in your face’ imagery so prevalent in other photographers of the male books.

  • Berni Searle: Approach


    Berni Searle: Approach, is a multidimensional program with internationally celebrated South African artist, whose work in performance, photography, film and video installation address racial and gender inequities through the use of her body, personal histories and the construction of personal mythologies. A

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    The Other Half: Past and Future Now


    The catalogue to Michael MacGarry’s exhibition The Other Half: Past and Future Now features images of individual works and installation views, and was designed by the artist.

  • Deborah Poynton – Pictures


    Pictures is Poynton’s 6th solo exhibition with Stevenson and this monograph is an exploration of all her works from 2008/9 through 2013.

  • Nicholas Hlobo – Sculpture. Installation. Performance. Drawing


    Sculpture. Installation. Performance. Drawing is a catalogue of the work shown at Nicholas Hlobo’s survey exhibition at the Museum of Art, Architecture and Design in Oslo.

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    Nandipha Mntambo – The Encounter


    This catalogue accompanies Nandipha Mntambo’s second solo exhibition at Michael Stevenson, The Encounter, featuring sculptural works including Nandikeshvara, Emabutfo and uMcedo, the bronze bust Zeus, the bullfighting video Ukungenisa and photographic works. The catalogue also documents major pieces made subsequent to Mntambo’s previous exhibition, Ingabisa (2007). The catalogue includes an essay by television producer Mfundi…

  • Jo Ractliffe – As Terras do Fim do Mundo


    IN 2009/10, Jo Ractliffe traced the routes of the ‘Border War’, fought by South Africa in Angola through the 1970s and 80s. Following Terreno Ocupado, which focused on Luanda five years after the country’s civil war ended, As Terras do Fin do Mundo shifts attention away from the urban manifestation of aftermath to the space of war itself.

  • Deborah Poynton – Everything Matters


    This monograph is co-published by Michael Stevenson and the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), which hosted Deborah Poynton’s first museum exhibitions in the United States in its galleries in Savannah and Atlanta early in 2009. The publication features extensive reproductions of Poynton’s paintings dating from 1998 through to 2008, along with essays by photographer David Goldblatt and SCAD curator Erin Dziedzic, and an interview with Poynton by Michael Stevenson.


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    Zander Blom: The Travels of Bad

    Zander Blom was born in Pretoria in 1982 and currently lives in Johannesburg. Working as an artist since 2002, Blom’s physical output includes painting, drawing, printmaking, installation and photography (primarily as a means to document the development of his physical works).

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    “The Travels of Bad” documents the travels of an idealist Machiavellian hero, guitar in hand, on a crusade to revitalise the arts of the culture capital of the world. Fuelled by equal measures of blind optimism and hedonism, the search for new ideas and exotic flavours takes our hero to a fictional paradise setting where this bizarre satirical action tragedy literally starts to unravel.

    The Travels of Bad comprises a 48-page mini-novella with 17 photographic works and a 17-track album soundtrack. The exhibition includes a selection of sculptures and merchandise.

    The works will also feature prominently at the JoBurg Art Fair from 3-5 April 2009 at the Rooke Gallery stand and the exhibition will travel to WhatIfTheWorld/Gallery in Cape Town to open on 27 May 2009 and close on 27 June 2009.

  • Meschac Gaba: Tresses and Other Recent Projects


    This catalogue features an essay by Johannesburg Art Gallery curator Khwezi Gule, and an interview with Gaba by Joost Bosland highlighting the importance of humour and play in Gaba’s work.

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    Guy Tillim: Departure


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    Penny Siopis: Sympathetic Magic


      Exhibition catalogue for University of the Witwatersrand, 2002 A Catalogue of the highly acclaimed artist, Penny Siopis’s exhibition at the Getrude Posel Gallery. Sympathetic Magic explores the relationship between biography, memory and history in the life and work of Penny Siopis. Drawing upon anthropological theories of ‘sympathetic magic’ – the art of influencing events…