Absorbing story of the life of the most famous white writer in South Africa of the first half of the Twentieth Century. Born in the Cape in 1905, schooled in Johannesburg and trained as a teacher, then sent to a backveld school the source for the stories in his bestselling Mafeking Road.
img wiAlthough he left South Africa in the 1940s and never returned, Gerard Sekoto is regarded as one of this country’s foremost painters. In recent years, thanks to the exhoustive efforts of a number of his admirers, Sekoto’s work has once more been brought to the forefront of the consciousness of South African art lovers.dtR90.00 inc. VAT
Bushbaby sets off on a night-time adventure with two friends he picks up along the way, bush pig and bushbuck. But when they encounter a one-eyed leopard, bushbaby has to think quickly to make sure his new friends don’t become a bountiful leopard buffet.
Arthur Elliott was thirty years of age and of no settled profession when in 1900 he was given a quarter-plate camera as a present.
Soon the main interest of this adventurous self-made American was recording the historic landmarks in Cape Town and its surroundings, with an unfailing eye for the essential that no photographer trying to capture the atmosphere of the old Cape has ever been able to equal.
In 2006, the Sunday Times celebrates 100 years as South Africaâ€™s most successful newspaper. This book is a collection of articles and photographs that have appeared in its pages over those hundred years, and follows the stunning success of four commemorative supplements published in the newspaper. It is a record of how the newspaper covered big events, and little ones, since its first edition on 4 February 1906.R190.00 inc. VAT
Each chapter of this inventive consideration of American culture evokes an actual meeting between American writers and artists.R400.00 inc. VATA Decade of Democracy: Witnessing South Africa articulates the variety of strategies that South African artists use to connect their living history with its past. The framework is to allow for the works to create a conversation that explores the impact of apartheid witnessing the complexities and multitude of issues that South Africa is confronting today.R300.00 inc. VAT
A Decade of American Contemporary Prints: 1999-2009 provides an overview of a unique roaming survey exhibition of print projects published by The LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies at Columbia University over a 10-year period.
After treasuring the exeperience of having known Ralph Eugene Meatyard at the turn of the 1970s and then holding hs work in the highest esteem for the whole of my adult lide, it is a sobeing joy to revisit these spontaneous, imaginative and transcendent photographs again, thirty years later. Of course the world had changed and i have changed too, but the photographs themselves continue to speak to us of a world beyond the one we normally see.R120.00 inc. VAT
During his 26 years in jail Ahmed Kathrada refused to allow the apartheid regime to confine his mindR140.00 inc. VAT
This handsome pocket guide to the major buildings of Durban and Pietermaritzburg is the first of its kind available. Covering about 250 buildings of all styles and kinds, from the grand Edwardian city halls and stylish Art Deco apartment buildings to the gleaming office blocks of the 1990s and the community centres in the townships, the book offers an introduction to the architecture of the two major cities of KwaZulu-Natal.Have no product in the cart!