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
“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…
Spotlight on Stephen Hobbs. For a wider selection of artists monographs, books on printmaking and much, much more, pop into The Blue House at 151 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood, or our Arts on Main branch at 254 Fox Street.
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.
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.
Photography is one of the biggest sections at David Krut Bookstore with names both local and international ranging from Roger Ballen to Nick Brandt and his dedication to wildlife conservancy issues, to Jodi Bieber on identity, to mention a few among many.
For those interested in further exploring Abstract Art and Expressionism as art genres, David Krut Bookstore has a number of books that will add value (and bragging rights!) to any art book collection.
Muluneh’s work is bold, vibrant, arresting; her images are in stark contrast to the lone acacia trees, the topless women carrying water and firewood or the starving children often used to highlight life in Africa, regardless of relevancy and accuracy. She turns this trope on its head by presenting images that are Africa like it has never been seen before.
Indeed, some might argue that Melinda Ferguson is not African by virtue of being white but that is a debate for another time and place. At David Krut Bookstore diversity is the by-word and we are proud to have Melinda Ferguson’s work on our shelves, in our Africa section.