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On a freezing winter’s night, a few hours before dawn on 12 May 1969, security police stormed the Soweto home of Winnie Mandela and detained her in the presence of her two young daughters, then aged eight and ten.R330.00 inc. VAT
George Eastman’s career developed in a particularly American way. The founder of Kodak progressed from a delivery boy to one of the most important industrialists in American history, and a crucial innovator in photographic history. Eastman died in 1932, and left his house to the University of Rochester.R130.00 inc. VAT
The 1976 Soweto uprising represented a real turning point in South Africa’s history. Even to contemporaries it seemed to mark the beginning of the end of apartheid. It also brought into the political equation the role of youth, who were to play a vital role in the township revolts of the 1980s.R230.00 inc. VAT
Unveiling a portion of the world whose contradictions, attractions, and absurdities are still largely unknown to people outside its borders, A Journey into Russia is a much-needed glimpse into one of today’s most significant regions.R300.00 inc. VAT
Drawing inspiration from the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, a restorative justice body assembled in South Africa after the abolition of apartheid, Georgette created this provocative and moving series entitled “A Just Society”.R100.00 inc. VAT
Albertina Sisulu is revered by South Africans as the true mother of the nation. A survivor of the golden age of the African National Congress, whose life with the second most important figure in the ANC exemplified the underpinning role of women in the struggle against apartheid.R300.00 inc. VAT
An “Armchair Traveller’s History of the Silk Road” not only offers the reader a chronological outline of the region’s development, but also provides an invaluable introduction to its languages, literature and arts. It takes a comprehensive and illuminating look at the rich history of this dynamic and littleknown region, and provides an easy-to-use reference source.
Clements pays particular attention to the fascinating historical sites which feature on any visitor’s itinerary and special emphasis is also given to the writings and reactions of travellers through the centuries.R270.00 inc. VAT
A survey of the full breadth and complexity of Mexican art history, ranging widely across genres and offering new interpretations of painting, sculpture, architecture, prints and photographsR500.00 inc. VAT
Published to accompany a major exhibition at Tate Britain, this fully illustrated catalogue explores the history of attacks on art in Britain, from the reformation of the sixteenth century to the present day, demonstrating how religious, political, moral and aesthetic controversy can become arenas for assaults on art.R105.00 inc. VAT
This is the ideal book for anyone who wants to explore one of the formative movements in the development of contemporary art.R660.00 inc. VAT
Over the past thirty years, our ideas about the cultures of Empire have been transformed. Contemporary reflections on Empire by writers and artists are widely published and displayed, and museums have witnessed a growing number of exhibitions devoted to aspects of the rich and varied visual culture that emerged in places under British governance, from the Americas to India and Australasia. And yet, since the vast Imperial exhibitions of the early twentieth-century there has been no wide-ranging presentation of the objects made across the British Empire. This publication, which accompanies a major Tate Britain exhibition, fills that gap.R250.00 inc. VAT
Rev. Dr. Gladstone Sandi Baai (21 December 1942 to 15 August 2012) is the only African Historian to have written an interpretation of the sinking of the S.S. Mendi. In ‘Black Sacrifice’ the Reverend discusses the event and its resounding effects, starting before the First World War and ending with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.R160.00 inc. VAT
This work excels as an explosive and jarring indictment of the Black Race. Capitalist Nigger: The Road to Success (Timbuktu Publishers, September 17, 2000) asserts that the Black Race, is a consumer race and not a productive race.R230.00 inc. VAT Read moreR600.00 inc. VAT
This major monograph on the South African artist’s work of the last fifteen years highlights the powerful themes of isolation, alienation, and dislocation that characterize her sculptures. Claudette Schreuders creates carved and painted wooden figures that reflect the ambiguities of the search for a post-apartheid African identity.R350.00 inc. VAT
From its underground genesis during the Cultural Revolution (1966–76), contemporary Chinese art has become a dynamic and hugely influential force in a globalized art world. In this first major introduction to the topic, Wu Hung provides an accessible, focused, and much-needed narrative of the development of Chinese art across all media from the 1970s to the 2000s, a time span characterized by radical social, political, and economic change in China.R440.00 inc. VAT
This new study looks at three subjects: abstraction and drawing, how drawing came into its own when notions of art and the employment of media were radically challenged; drawing as narrative, borrowing and developing ideas on illustration, cartoon art, and the use of drawing with the moving image; and drawing as engagement, offering a visual description of our environment. Including work by artists such as Ellsworth Kelly, Agnes Martin, and Richard Serra, the book demonstrates that drawing is a popular, diverse, and ever-evolving medium.R550.00 inc. VAT
The act of drawing has long been considered the foundation of an artistic education, and the life class essential to the formation of an artists style and technique. Yet in the contemporary art world drawing is increasingly regarded as a medium in its own right, and the figure as a subject for ongoing exploration well beyond the sketchbook.R170.00 inc. VAT
Home to the one of the world’s great arts festivals, the capital of Scotland is a city of contrasting moods and atmospheres. Rising from the volcanic ridge that runs from the Castle Rock to Arthur’s Seat, Edinburgh is a combination of living history and vibrant modernity.Sale!
A founding member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, Edward Burne-Jones (1833-1898) was one of the leading artists in what is often referred to as the second generation of the Pre-Raphaelite movement. Inspired by medieval. classical and biblical themes, Burne-Jones’s Paintings of graceful women, angels, gods and heroes, often in pensive poses or asleep, are dreamlike and intensely romantic.Have no product in the cart!