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    100 Ideas that Changed Art
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    From the earliest cave paintings through to the internet and street art, this inspiring book chronicles the 100 most influential ideas that have shaped the world of art.

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    100 ideas that changed art

    Lavishly illustrated with historical masterpieces and packed with fascinating contemporary examples, this is an inspirational and wholly original guide to understanding the forces that have shaped world art.

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    A Decade of Printmaking 1999 – 2009
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    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 Painter’s Progress: A Portrait of Lucian Freud
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    For nearly twenty years David Dawson was Lucian Freud’s assistant, companion, and model. Freud moved in rarefied, powerful circles and was tenacious about protecting his privacy. He also carefully avoided distraction. With few exceptions, he wanted only those he knew well, like the late Bruce Bernard, to photograph him. David Dawson, however, was in a unique position, and as Freud became comfortable in the presence of Dawson’s camera, photographing became part of the daily ritual of the studio. These photographs reveal in a most intimate way the subjects and the stages of paintings in progress. Few artists, if any, have had their lives and their work recorded over such a length of time.

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    Abelardo Morell: A Book of Books
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    A BOOK OF BOOKS showcases Abelardo Morell’s extraordinary photographs of unusual books, like an impossibly large dictionary, illustrated tomes whose characters appear to leap off the page, and water-damaged books that take on sculptural form.

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    Agnes Martin HC
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    Canadian-born Agnes Martin was one of the pre-eminent painters of the second half of the twentieth century, whose work has had a significant influence both on artists of her own time and for subsequent generations. A contemporary of the abstract expressionists though often identified with minimalism, Martin was of the few woman artists who came to prominence in the predominately masculine art world of the late 1950s and 1960s, and became a particularly important role model for younger women artists.

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    Albers and Moholy-Nagy: From the Bauhaus to the New World
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    This extensively illustrated survey casts new light on the lives and work of two of Modernism’s great pioneers. Josef Albers (1888-1976) and Laszlo Moholy-Nagy (1895-1947) were key figures at the Bauhaus in Germany, and following the rise of National Socialism and their

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    Alberto Giacommeti

    Alberto Giacometti is one of the few artists of the last century whose work is almost more recognisable than his name. This exhibition catalogue provides a comprehensive overview of Giacometti’s career, from his first professional works of art through to his surrealist compositions, focuses on the art, the people and the events that influenced him, and on the original and experimental way in which he worked.

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    Album Art: New Music Graphics
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    We find ourselves square in the middle of one of the greatest periods in music packaging. Events such as Record Store Day have pushed collectible packaging back to the cultural forefront; millennials have started buying physical records; and hip clothing outlets devote massive amounts of space to record players and racks of LPs.
    The designers collected here are at the forefront of this movement. Some have been working in the music industry for decades, while others are fresh on the scene. They all share a desire to elevate the simple record cover and the wrapping that surrounds these products into something more, something special, something unique, something memorable.

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    Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture

    American sculptor Alexander Calder was a radical figure who pioneered kinetic sculpture, bringing movement to static objects. Calder travelled to Paris in the 1920s, having originally trained as an engineer, and by 1931 he had invented the mobile, a term coined by Duchamp to describe Calder’s sculptures which moved of their own accord.

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    Alfred Wallis
    R175.00 inc. VAT

    AIfred Wallis spent most of his life in the Cornish ports of Newlyn, Penzance and St Ives, and went to sea as a young man: His main occupation was as a dealer in marine supplies and he was in his seventies before he took up painting `for company’. He sold his works for a few pence, and died in the poorhouse.

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    Alice Maher: Profile
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    Published as part of Gandon Editions’ PROFILES series on Irish artists.

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    Alighiero Boetti:Game Plan

    Published to accompany the first large-scale retrospective of Alighiero Boetti’s work outside Italy in over a decade, this volume presents the most comprehensive overview of the artist’s career to date. Covering all periods of Boetti’s broad oeuvre–including early sculptural experiments associated with the Arte Povera movement, conceptual and ephemeral projects of the 1970s and the monumental embroideries and tapestries he fabricated up to his death–this richly illustrated catalogue is structured as a typology of the artist’s body of work rather than a chronological progression.

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    Allen Jones – Works
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    Top-shelf magazine meets fine art. High-heeled, fetishistic women parade through a world of Matissean colour. Allen Jones’s use of these apparent stereotypes has made him a controversial figure in the art world. Tackling issues of gender and power raised by his work, and including images of Jones’s source material and his own photography, this is the first publication to survey his career.

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    Andrzej Jackowski: A Drawing Retrospective 1963-2003
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    Andrzej Jackowski: A Drawing Retrospective 1963-2003

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    Andy Warhol
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    In a work of great wisdom and insight, art critic and philosopher Arthur Danto delivers a compact, masterful tour of Andy Warhol’s personal, artistic, and philosophical transformations. Danto traces the evolution of the pop artist, including his early reception, relationships with artists such as Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg, and the Factory phenomenon.

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    Animated Painting – San Diego Museum of Art
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    Illustrated with approximately 235 color images and packaged with a DVD of selected videos, Animated Painting brings together some of the most compelling recent contemporary art to combine traditional conceptions of painting and drawing with the techniques and time-based elements of animation.

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    Anselm Kiefer: Il Mistero delle Cattedrali
    R400.00 inc. VAT

    The title of the exhibition is taken from the esoteric publication by Fulcanelli (published in 1926), which claimed that the Gothic cathedrals of Europe had openly displayed the hidden code of alchemy for over 700 years. As with all Kiefer’s work, allusions are never literal but reflect an ongoing interest in systems – mystical and material – which have evolved over centuries.

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