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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works by young South African artists, new essays by international art specialists, interviews with artists, previously unpublished archival material, and more than 300 illustrations of artworks.

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    Francois Krige – Centenary (Catalogue)
    R100.00 inc. VAT

    2013 marked the centenary of the birth of Francois Krige (1913-1994). David Krut Projects celebrated the occasion with an exhibition of his work curated by Justin Fox, nephew of the artist and authority on his life and art. In addition to self-portraits spanning Krige’s career, the exhibition presents a selection of significant works on paper over six decades.

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    Memorandum: A Story with Paintings
    R275.00 inc. VAT

    In this title about a hospital experience the text and visual images offer parallel narratives that resonate poignantly with each other. Adriaan van Zyl’s series of more than 20 paintings portrays a patient’s experience from waiting room to ward giving a quietly disturbing view of the soullessness of hospitals in general.

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    South African Artists at Home
    R400.00 inc. VAT

    ‘This book is not art discourse nor is it a mirror of the country’s art scene. Instead, it offers an insight into the relationship between creating art and the daily life of an artist within their domestic space. Fascinating stuff.’ – VISI

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    The Colourist Manifesto
    R50.00 inc. VAT

    The Colourist manifesto booklet includes the artist’s relationship with colour in printmaking, their use of techniques and influences relating to the use of colour in print. The exhibition and manifesto acts as a platform to inform the public about the possibilities of printmaking, which isn’t as black and white as it may seem.

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    The world according to Roger Ballen
    R940.00 inc. VAT

    The World According to Roger Ballen, coauthored with Colin Rhodes, looks at Ballen’s career in the wider cultural context beyond photography, including his connections with and interest in art brut. It features photographs selected from across Ballen’s career, along with installations created exclusively for an exhibition at the Halle Saint Pierre, Paris, and examples of objects and works from Ballen’s own collection of art brut.

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