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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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    Caftans – Tamy Tazi
    R535.00 inc. VAT

    For years Tamy Tazi has applied her unique insights as a fashion designer into restyling contemporary Moroccan clothing, principally by bringing her aristocratic touch to the traditional caftan, along with djellabas, selhams (capes), tunics, and saroual, whether as ceremonial wear or for use in the home.

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    Cartier Time Art: Mechanics of Passion
    R450.00 inc. VAT

    This book chronicles Cartier’s constant quest for excellence in the manufacture of complicated watches. Whether historic pieces in the Cartier Collection or contemporary fine watch-making creations, Cartier interprets complications in its own inimitable way, and always with a sense of design.

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    Contemporary Photography from the Middle East and Africa
    R770.00 inc. VAT

    The third volume in the series dedicated to the international collection of the Fondazione Casa di Risparmio de Modena, Breaking News gathers over 120 works, comprising photographs, videos and installations, from Africa and the Middle East.

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    Frank O.Gehry – Since 1997
    R430.00 inc. VAT

    The only complete monograph on the past twelve years of the great architect’s career. Published in conjunction with the major exhibition curated by Germano Celant at the Milan Triennial, this volume brings together all the projects realized by Frank O. Gehry since his pivotal stylistic metamorphosis of 1997, embodied by the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, until today.

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    Italian Glamour: The Essence of Italian Fashion, From the Postwar Years to the Present Day
    R800.00 inc. VAT

    The essence of Italian style through fashion and costume in the 20th century in a handsome volume that captures the evolution of Italian fashion’s biggest brands.

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    Peter Rich: Learn in Translation
    R800.00 inc. VAT

    The first retrospective monograph on world-acclaimed South African architect Peter Rich. Peter Rich’s internationally distinctive body of work is a documentation of the spatial and aesthetic elements of African tribal settlements, which develop an architectural vocabulary fusing modernist principals with local tribal convention.

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    Tracey Moffatt: Between Dreams and Reality
    R375.00 inc. VAT

    Making art is quite therapeutic, Tracey Moffatt once said of herself. This brief statement reveals much of the artist’s personality and above all about her manner of interpreting the artistic experience, a practice that frequently refers to her personal episodes and events.

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