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    100 Ideas that Changed Art
    R440.00 inc. VAT

    From the earliest cave paintings through to the internet and street art, this inspiring book chronicles the 100 most influential ideas that have shaped the world of art.

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    101 Things to Learn in Art School
    R180.00 inc. VAT

    What is the first thing to learn in art school? “Art can be anything.” The second thing? “Learn to draw.” With 101 Things to Learn in Art School, artist and teacher Kit White delivers and develops such lessons, striking an instructive balance between technical advice and sage concepts.

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    1966: The Year the Decade Exploded
    R400.00 inc. VAT

    The pop world accelerated and broke through the sound barrier in 1966. In America, in London, in Amsterdam, in Paris, revolutionary ideas slow-cooking since the late ’50s reached boiling point. In the worlds of pop, pop art, fashion and radical politics — often fueled by perception-enhancing substances and literature — the ‘Sixties’, as we have come to know them, hit their Modernist peak.

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  • A Chance Meeting – Intertwined Lives of American Writers and Artists
    A Chance Meeting – Intertwined Lives of American Writers and Artists
    R190.00 inc. VAT

    Each chapter of this inventive consideration of American culture evokes an actual meeting between American writers and artists.

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    About 2 Squares
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    African Game:Species and Subspecies
    R950.00 inc. VAT

    In summary, this book has succeeded in positioning itself as a stunningly attractive “coffee table piece” for general interest readers, but also as an important and “un-equalled reference source”, for academics and others requiring more detailed scientific information.

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    AfroPolis: City, Media, Art
    R260.00 inc. VAT

    Lavishly illustrated and meticulously researched, Afropolis is the product of an exhibition developed by the Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum in Cologne, Germany. The book focuses on the Big Five of African cities: Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Kinshasa and Johannesburg, and brings together positions of artistic and cultural studies, as well as detailed histories and the specific dynamics of these African cities, in order to expand our understanding of the concept of urbanity and the phenomenon of the City from an African perspective.

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    Akademie X: Lessons In Art + Life
    R530.00 inc. VAT

    Akademie X: Lessons in Art + Life brings together a faculty of artists and writers from across the globe, including high profile art educators, such as Marina Abramovic, Carol Bove, Mark Dion, Olafur Eliasson, Dan Graham, Joan Jonas, Miranda July, Bob Nickas, Raqs Media Collective, Neo Rauch, John Stezaker, Richard Wentworth and Christopher Williams.

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    Albers and Moholy-Nagy: From the Bauhaus to the New World
    R500.00 inc. VAT

    This extensively illustrated survey casts new light on the lives and work of two of Modernism’s great pioneers. Josef Albers (1888-1976) and Laszlo Moholy-Nagy (1895-1947) were key figures at the Bauhaus in Germany, and following the rise of National Socialism and their

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    Alfred Wallis
    R175.00 inc. VAT

    AIfred Wallis spent most of his life in the Cornish ports of Newlyn, Penzance and St Ives, and went to sea as a young man: His main occupation was as a dealer in marine supplies and he was in his seventies before he took up painting `for company’. He sold his works for a few pence, and died in the poorhouse.

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    Andy Warhol
    R180.00 inc. VAT

    In a work of great wisdom and insight, art critic and philosopher Arthur Danto delivers a compact, masterful tour of Andy Warhol’s personal, artistic, and philosophical transformations. Danto traces the evolution of the pop artist, including his early reception, relationships with artists such as Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg, and the Factory phenomenon.

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    Anton Henning: Sandpipers, Lizards & History
    R360.00 inc. VAT


    Sandpipers, Lizards & History is Henning’s first major show in London, and presents over a dozen new paintings including abstract interiors, pin-up girls, a naked self-portrait, and a beach scene. In Sandpipers, Lizards and History the top-floor of the gallery has been transformed into a lounge.

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    Art and Architecture in Mexico
    R270.00 inc. VAT

    A survey of the full breadth and complexity of Mexican art history, ranging widely across genres and offering new interpretations of painting, sculpture, architecture, prints and photographs

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    Art and Justice: The Art of the Constitutional Court of South Africa
    R600.00 inc. VAT

    Art and Justice: The Art of the Constitutional Court of South Africa documents and celebrates the artworks integrated into and collected for the Constitutional Court of South Africa. The book pays tribute to the extraordinary vision of the architects and judges of the Court who sought to bring together, in the most inspiring, innovative and dignified way possible, art and the workings of justice, and to give a public soul to the new Court building.

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    Art in mordern culture
    R380.00 inc. VAT

    The traditional discipline of art history has been expanded and challenged by new insights and alternative perspectives, resulting in a series of wide-ranging debates on the status of art and its role in culture and history.

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    Art of McSweeney’s
    R480.00 inc. VAT

    McSweeney’s is an award-winning American publishing house, known for its innovative design and use of illustration and its belief in the book as a desirable objects. Founded by Dave Eggers, the author of books including A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius and the novelisation of Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are, McSweeney’s publishes books, a quarterly journal, a magazine (The Believer), DVDs and a website, all of which have evolved their own distinctive visual aesthetic.

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    Art of Spain DVD
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    Art Spaces: The Architecture of Four Tates
    R345.00 inc. VAT

    The diverse and complex development of the art museum is nowhere more richly illustrated than through the architectural evolution of the four Tate galleries.

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    Art Studio: Great Paintings in Colour
    R250.00 inc. VAT

    Using carefully drawn line illustrations of famous masterpieces, Art Studio takes the colourist on an inspiring world tour. Along the way you can try your hand at replicating the originals or applying slightly – or perhaps even entirely – different palettes. In the process you will also learn to appreciate the complexity and composition of these great works.

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R508.70 (ex. tax)
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