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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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    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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    Anthony Caro
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    Barbara Hepworth: The Sculptor in the Studio
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    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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    Barbara Hepworth: Writing and Conversations
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    This collection reveals the remarkably eloquent writings and conversations of sculptor Barbara Hepworth (1903–1975). The compilation finally makes available previously out-of-print and inaccessible writings, and includes a significant number of unpublished texts.

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    Brett Murray
    R650.00 inc. VAT

    Documenting artist Brett Murray’s career over the past 30 years, this book boasts both powerful imagery and reflective texts from his 80s cultural/struggle work, through his career to The Spear—the natural outcome of his art and reflections on injustices past and present.

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    Chakaia Booker – “Print Me”
    R195.00 inc. VAT

    David Krut Projects is pleased to present Print Me, the first exhibition dedicated to Chakaia Booker’s prints. Booker began collaborating with Master Printer, Phil Sanders, of Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop in 2009, and has created over 100 unique prints to date.

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    Claudette Schreuders
    R600.00 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.

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    Dan Flavin: Series and Progressions

    Series and Progressions examines Dan Flavin’s (1933-96) use of progressions and serial structures, ideas that were central throughout his career. Famed for creating sculptural objects and installations from fluorescent light fixtures, Flavin was one of the first artists to employ a systematic arrangement of color and light, and had a major influence on Conceptual artistic practices.

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    Dieter Roth in America
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    Contains interviews with and photographs of the 25 people who knew or worked with Roth during his time spent in Chicago, Providence, New York, Philadelphia and Los Angeles. Many of the works Roth created during that period are illustrated here in full colour.

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    Edoardo Villa – Changing Worlds
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    In March / May 2008 a curated exhibition of South African sculptor Edoardo Villa’s work, entitled Changing Worlds, was presented at the Nirox Sculpture Park, Cradle of Humankind.

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    Edward Krasinski
    R400.00 inc. VAT

    Sculptor, painter, author of spatial forms, artistic installations, and happenings, Edward Krasinski (1925–2004) was one of the most important protagonists of the Polish neo avant-garde in the 1960s and ’70s. This richly illustrated book investigates the development of Krasinski’s unique formal language, showcasing works spanning more than 50 years of his remarkable career.

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    Erwin Hauer: Continua, Architectural Screens and Walls

    “This elegant volume documenting the work of Erwin Hauer demonstrates the rich results that can emerge from disciplined experimentation with geometry. Following a geometric recipe of his own divining, Hauer was able to discover extraordinarily complex patterns that possess a large measure of depth and beauty.” – Architecture

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    Guy Du Toit: Discovering The Object
    R800.00 inc. VAT

    Discovering the Object refers, in the first place, to the work of Guy du Toit. In the second place, it proposes the book itself as an object to discover.

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    Henry Moore
    R500.00 inc. VAT

    Concentrating on Henry Moore’s early and mid-career, this thorough and perceptive reassessment reinstates the sculptor as a key figure in international modernism. The scale of Henry Moore’s success in later life has tended to obscure the radical nature of his achievement.

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