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    COLBERT MASHILE’s mystifying meditations on manhood, ritual and custom.

    IS IT an anthill or is it a penis, the uninitiated might inquire on first encountering COLBERT MASHILE’smystifying meditations on manhood, ritual and custom.

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    “Light on a hill” finalisation of a book.


    The David Krut team set out for the constitutional court in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. The team consisted of David Krut (publisher), Adele (graphic artist) Bronwyn (editor), Cara (publicist), Nicolette (copywriter) and Bazukile (junior writer).

    The objective of the trip was to finalise the book cover and to strategies how to market the book Light on a hill: Building the Constitutional Court of South Africa which deals with the architectural aspects of the building and the story behind the design.

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    ‘Both Curious and Valuable’

    The latest African art catalogue from Michael Stevenson and Michael Graham-Stewart contains a pioneering essay on the acquisition of objects by European soldiers, missionaries and travelers, and the dramatic shift in the social significance of the object that occurs along with the shift in ownership.

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    ‘Light on a Hill’ launches in Cape Town this weekend

    David Krut Publishing invites you to the Cape Town launch of ‘Light on a Hill: Building the Constitutional Court of South Africa.’ The first Cape Town showing of a documentary film on the Court, will take place at the launch and Justice Albie Sachs and Bronwyn Law-Viljoen will be present to sign books.

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    ‘Points for Departure’ reviewed by Alex Dodd.

    Before coming across this sumptuously illustrated soft cover, I confess to never having heard of Dina Prinsloo, so this book was something of a delicious revelation for me.

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    ‘Points for Departure’: review by Alex Dodd

    Before coming across this sumptuously illustrated soft cover, I confess to never having heard of Dina Prinsloo, so this book was something of a delicious revelation for me.

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    06:08 Art Bank Joburg and David Krut Print Workshop collaborate

    Art Bank Joburg (ABJ) and David Krut Print Workshop (DKW) have just completed a printmaking workshop facilitated by project manager Brendan Copestake. Six Johannesburg-based artists were given the chance to experiment with the monotype process in the DKW studio, creating works that will be added to the ABJ’s extensive collection. A selection of these works on paper will be exhibited at David Krut Projects in a show entitled 06:08.

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    10 Years 100 Artists

    10 Years 100 Artists provides a multifaceted view of contemporary South African art in 2004 – 10 years after the country’s first democratic elections. A beautiful and substantial coffee-table book, it showcases the work of 100 top artists, ranging from emerging talents to those who have already received international acclaim for their work, as chosen by 15 leading South African critics and curators.

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    20th Century Ceramics
    R150.00 inc. VAT


    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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    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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    A Biography of Herman Charles Bosman: Life Sentence


    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.

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    A black man called Sekoto

    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.dt

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    A Cape Camera: The Architectural Beauty of the Old Cape


    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.

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    A Century of Sundays

    In 2006, the Sunday Times celebrates 100 years as South Africa’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.

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