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TAXI ART book #004 featured Santu Mofokeng who, born in Johannesburg in 1956, went on to become one of South Africa’s most respected and awarded street and documentary photographers. TAXI ART BOOK Number 4 and the accompanying educational supplement was published in 2001, by which time Mofokeng had already made a name for himself as

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Wafer is one of the artists selected for a first series of monographs sponsored by the MTN Art Institute, The French Institute and Pro Helvetia, and edited by Brenda Atkinson. The publication came out in June 2001, and is available from David Krut Bookstores, R250

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Spotlight On Russian Art: Red Star Over Russia

“Not the old, not the new, but the necessary” (Vladimir Tatlin, artist, sculptor, architect, designer, decorator, 1885-1952) In exploring the intersection of art, politics and society, few collections in the world can compare with the David King collection. Published to accompany the Red Star Over Russia exhibition at Tate Modern, this accessible and highly illustrated

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TAXI ART – 001 – Jo Ratcliffe

The very first TAXI ART book featured Jo Ratcliffe and was published in 2000 by David Krut Publishing and translated into French and Dutch by PRO HELVETIA – Arts Council of Switzerland, and IFAS (French Institute of South Africa) with the support of the MTN Art Institute and the Royal Netherlands Embassy. Jo Ratcliffe is

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TAXI ART BOOKS: 20th Anniversary

David Krut Arts is dedicated to supporting arts awareness and arts education in South Africa, southern Africa, and throughout the continent as well as abroad. This includes encouraging professional skills in writing, the creation of art by supporting emerging artists, and arts administration. In line with these commitments, in 1999 David Krut Publishing began work

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On Poetry: Spotlight on Mazisi Kunene

This is a beautiful and emotive collection based on Kunene’s original work Igudu LikaSomcabeko (Somcabeko’s Smoking Pipe). Pipe Dreams is perfect for readers of both isiZulu and English, as each Zulu poem is preceded by the English translation.

Pablo Neruda in Afrikaans: Vandag is boordenvol
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Book Launch: Pablo Neruda in Afrikaans at The Blue House, 25 July 2019 – Vandag is boordenvol

Join us next week Thursday 25 July at 6pm for a very special event: the launch of an Afrikaans translation of Pablo Neruda’s poetry, one of the very few that exist. This collection in particular is extra special because it is the biggest collection of Pablo Neruda’s poetry translated into Afrikaans.

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Mapping Memory this Mandela Month

Constitution Hill is one of Johannesburg’s most iconic landmarks. The place once known as Number Four Prison Complex is today the home of the Constitutional Court of South Africa and a mixed-use precinct including not only the Court, but museums, a restaurant and a bookstore exist there following the revamp that ended with the inauguration

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