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    101 Things I learned in Film School
    R180.00 inc. VAT

    How to set a scene? What’s the best camera angle? How does the new technology interact with scenes? And how does one even get the financing to make a movie? These basic questions and much more are all covered in this exquisite packaged book on the film industry and making movies as a profession.

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    101 Things to Learn in Art School
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    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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    10x SA Fashion Week: Voices & Images from ten years of South African Fashion Week


    South African fashion week was founded ten years ago. It had started out as a fashion marketing instrument that would raise fashion’s status not only as art form but also as a means of cultural expression. There was no forum for fashion in South Africa in those days, and generally it enjoyed little acceptance.

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    1500 Color Mixing Recipes for oil, acrylic & watercolor
    R320.00 inc. VAT

    This collection of Walter Foster’s bestselling Color Mixing Recipes books, including Color Mixing Recipes for Oil and AcrylicColor Mixing Recipes for PortraitsColor Mixing Recipes for Watercolor, and the most recent addition, Color Mixing Recipes for Landscapes.

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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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    20th Century Ceramics
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    Anyone concerned with art and creativity in the modern era, including schools, art colleges and collectors, will be grateful for this introduction to one of the most popular and challenging art forms of our time.

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    20th Century Fashion


    From the turn-of the century S-bend silhouette to the bumsters and bustiers of the 1990s, this concise and comprehensive survey explores all the significant developments in fashion across the 20th century. The authors focus on key movements and innovations in clothing for both men and women and explore these through the work of the most original and influential designers and couturiers.

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    20th-Century Fashion. 100 Years of Apparel Ads
    R330.00 inc. VAT

    The 20th century saw fashion evolve from an exclusive Parisian salon business catering for the wealthy elite into a global industry employing millions, with new trends whisked into stores before the last model has even left the catwalk.

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    20th-Century Type


    Twentieth-Century Type surveys the significant issues that have shaped the history and evolution of typography and graphic design, showing how current typographic trends are part of a continuously changing movement that can be plotted through the decades.

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    28 June :Sarajevo 1914-Versailles 1919 :The War and Peace that Made the Modern World
    R500.00 inc. VAT

    On June 28, 1919, the Peace Treaty was signed in the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles, five years to the day after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo triggered Europe’s precipitous descent into war. This war was the first conflict to be fought on a global scale.

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  • 30 Second Architecture
    30 Second Architecture
    R300.00 inc. VAT

    30-Second Architecture presents you with the foundations of architectural knowledge, explaining each idea, no matter how complex, using 300 words and one picture: all easily digested in a spare half minute. Expert authors are challenged to define and describe both the principles upon which architects depend, and the styles with which they put those principles into practice. So, if you want to know your arch from your elevation, and your Baroque from your Byzantine, or you wish to end your next dinner party with a stirring speech on biomimetics, this is the quickest way to construct your argument.

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    35 Years at Crown Point Press, Making Prints, Doing Art

    This catalog accompanied the exhibition 35 Years at Crown Point Press which traveled from the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. to the California Palace of the Legion of Honor in 1997. The reader is invited to view a large sample of the Press’ work and to read essays by the curators of the exhibit. Ruth Fine writes about the history of the Press, beginning with Kathan Brown’s founding of it in 1962.

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    43 Monsters
    R300.00 inc. VAT

    Enter the colourful world of 43 Monsters, where every monster has special hopes, quirky dreams and deep feelings of its own.

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    491 days – Prisoner number 1323/69
    R200.00 inc. VAT

    On a freezing winter’s night, a few hours before dawn on 12 May 1969, security police stormed the Soweto home of Winnie Mandela and detained her in the presence of her two young daughters, then aged eight and ten.

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    7Days
    R140.00 inc. VAT

    “I’ll shoot a policeman every day until you arrest the murderer of Hanneke Sloet.”

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    @earth
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    @earth is as revolutionary in form as it is in content. It is a story without words told in the universal language of photomontage, long the favoured medium of radical artists. For the past four decades Peter Kennard has consistently challenged power structures and injustice, from his anti-nuclear works of the 1980s to the powerful images he created in response to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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    A Bantu in my Bathroom
    R220.00 inc. VAT

    Eusebius McKaiser is a well-known social and political commentator who is determined to raise the level of debate in South Africa while simultaneously making sure that the debates are accessible to everyone

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