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    A Decade of Printmaking 1999 – 2009
    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.

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    A Labour of Love (South African Art in the 1980s)
    R600.00 inc. VAT

    A Labour of Love offers a new look at contemporary South African Art in the 1980s. This publication contains, alongside recently discovered works by young South African artists, new essays by international art specialists, interviews with artists, previously unpublished archival material, and more than 300 illustrations of artworks.

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    Adventures in Letterpress
    R360.00 inc. VAT

    Adventures in Letterpress features over 200 examples of the resulting work: elegant cards, edgy broadsheets, and everything in between. Beautiful, humorous and sometimes just plain weird, the projects featured in the book perfectly illustrate the vibrant future of this once-endangered medium.

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    Antony Gormley On Sculpture
    R640.00 inc. VAT

    One of the most exciting sculptors of our time, Antony Gormley is the creator of breathtaking public installations. Even casual fans will recognize Event Horizon, a collection of thirty-one life-size casts of the artist’s body that have been installed atop buildings in places like London’s South Bank and New York’s Madison Square, and Field, formed by tens of thousands of standing clay figurines overflowing across a room’s floor.

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    Ardmore – We Are Because of Others
    R900.00 inc. VAT

    Ardmore – We Are Because of Others tells the extraordinary story of this famous studio – from its humble beginnings in a poverty-stricken corner of South Africa to its fame as a producer of exceptional and irresistible objets d’art prized by collectors, galleries and museums throughout the world. It is also the story of the indomitable Fée Halsted who is the driving force behind the enterprise, and the artists whose inventive spirit and fearless creativity are at the heart of

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    Art & Visual Culture – A Reader
    R400.00 inc. VAT

    Exploring Art and Visual Culture: A Reader brings together essential primary texts by artists, critics and art historians ranging from the medieval period right through to our own times. There is no other reader available that covers such an extensive period. Selected by leading academics in their field, and published in conjunction with the Open University, the reader will be an essential source-book for every student of art history as well as all those seeking a greater understanding of art and of the cultural and historical context in which it is made.

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    Art + Revolution: The Life and Death of Thami Mnyele (Catalogue)
    R280.00 inc. VAT

    The exhibition and book document a particular chapter in South Africa’s struggle for democracy by telling the story of artist and activist Thami Mnyele and a group of cultural workers in exile in Botswana called Medu Art Ensemble. This is the first time that their history is being told.

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    Art on the Cutting Edge – A Guide to Contemporary Movements
    R265.00 inc. VAT

    This book by Lea Vergine, which discusses seventeen different art movements in separate chapters, offers, within the panorama of contemporary art criticism books, a blend between a handy art-history manual and an assessment of a cultural adventure that has passed through and overturned the parameters of taste of the last forty years.

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    Barbara Hepworth: The Sculptor in the Studio
    R300.00 inc. VAT

    A history and a portrait of a unique place, the book illuminates the ways in which the place and the work are bound together. It explores Hepworth’s working environment and the development of her practice over a period of 25 years. The studio, and especially the garden that Hepworth shaped, was the primary and ideal context in which her sculptures were viewed.

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    Brett Murray Crocodile Tears (Catalogue)
    R170.00 inc. VAT

    A softcover catalogue for the exhibition of the artist’s work at Goodman Gallery Cape in April 2008, and Goodman Gallery Johannesburg in February 2009

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    Carrie Moyer
    R320.00 inc. VAT

    Exhibition Catalog; Published by The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery. Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York, January 26-May 19, 2013; Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio, February 6-May 1, 2014; and Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia, June 24-October 12, 2014.

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    Colour: A Workshop for Artists and Designers
    R440.00 inc. VAT

    Taking a practical approach to colour, Colour: A Workshop for Artists and Designers is an invaluable resource for art students and professionals alike.

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    Colour: How to Use Colour
    R230.00 inc. VAT

    Providing a thorough grounding in colour theory this book offers expert advice about putting the principles into practice.

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    Creativity for Graphic Designers

    A real-world guide to generating original, dynamic and viable ideas. Twenty-five case studies show how award-winning designers imaging, polish and sell their designs.

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    Deborah Bell’s Alchemy
    R150.00 inc. VAT

    Deborah Bell’s Alchemy was launched to coincide with Deborah Bell’s second solo exhibition at David Krut Projects, Collaborations II, which opened in 2010.

    The catalogue tracks the evolution of Bell’s art over the last ten years of collaboration with David Krut Workshop (DKW). The text was taken from a series of conversations between Bell and David Krut.

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  • Draw Paint Print like the Great Artists
    Draw Paint Print like the Great Artists
    R285.00 inc. VAT

    In this imaginative new activity book, Marion Deuchars makes learning about art fun. Young readers discover new ways of making art by being introduced to eighteen great artists, learning about the methods, materials and ideas that made up their masterpieces and how these can be applied to one’s own creations.

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    Drawing and Painting: Materials and Techniques for Contemporary Artists
    R440.00 inc. VAT

    Bursting with practical techniques, engaging artist profiles and inspirational galleries, Drawing and Painting combines an authoritative ‘category killer’ approach with a contemporary aesthetic guaranteed to appeal to all artists.

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    Edgar Degas: Drawings and Pastels
    R530.00 inc. VAT

    In Edgar Degas: Drawings and Pastels, Christopher Lloyd examines the artist’s drawings and pastels, traces the development of his style, and explores his biography, including his complicated relationship with the Impressionists.

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