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By - Erinn Straughan

This Week’s Theme: Art as a Mechanism for Change

Throughout history, artists have been afforded the position of being social commentators and critics. This has allowed the art world to become a prominent force at the fore front of social and political reform. This week we take a look back at how the art world influenced and supported feminism and the fight for equality.

By - Erinn Straughan

This Week’s Theme: TASCHEN Publications

Here at the David Krut Bookstore, we offer a wide variety of Taschen Art books, predominately in two series. The Basic Art and the Bibliotheca Universalis Series, each of these two ranges cover numerous artists in beautifully printed monographs. These books are wonderful additions to any collection or library and make for stunning gifts. Below

By - Erinn Straughan

This Week’s Theme: African Monographs

This week we take a look at some of our African Monograph books that we have in store, monographs are excellent ways of exploring specific artists, their works and their artistic practices. Here is just a small selection we have selected for you: Movement to the Micron by Owusu-Ankomah R400 Owusu-Ankomah’s charged paintings on canvas

By - Erinn Straughan

This Week’s Theme: African Histories, Old and New

Here at the David Krut Bookstore, we aspire to educate, inspire and explore. This week we are looking back on African history, the ancient and contemporary. The Art of Life in South Africa (New African Histories) R590 From 1952 to 1981, South Africa’s apartheid government ran an art school for the training of African art

By - Erinn Straughan

This Week’s Theme: TATE Children’s Books

This month at The Blue House, we are taking a look at our extensive and comprehensive range of TATE Publications and in this spirit, this week’s theme takes a look at a few of our favourite children’s books. Poka & Mia: At the Cinema By Kitty Crowther – 160 This charming children’s book was written

By - Erinn Straughan

Theme of the Week: TATE Publications

The TATE publishing house has been a cornerstone in art book publishing. Their numerous books and book series are valuable knowledge resources, here at The David Krut Bookstore, we are celebrating TATE this month and below are some of our top picks: Art Photography By David Bate – R400 In the last decade, interest in

By - Erinn Straughan

This Weeks Theme: Design and Illustration

This week we take a look at informative books on Design and Illustration, taking a different perspective on the art that is a fundamental aspect of day to day life. How to be an Illustrator by Darrel Rees R200 This book offers practical help and guidance to aspiring illustrators. All areas of the job are covered

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