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    The Queen: Art and Image

    R179,00
    A ground-breaking survey of portraits of Queen Elizabeth II with iconic representations from 1952 to the present day. Published to coincide with the Diamond Jubilee, the book contains fascinating analysis of the Queen as both a cultural and artistic icon, with work by Pietro Annigoni, Cecil Beaton, Annie Leibovitz, Gerhard Richter and Andy Warhol.

    Listening to distant thunder

    R129,00 R390,00
    Originally published by the Standard Bank as part of a curated exhibition in May 2011, this prestigious volume celebrates the life and works of Peter Clarke (1929û2014), one of South AfricaÆs foremost artists. A mere 500 copies were originally published, all taken up at the exhibition, and continued demand has led to its re-release.

    The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance

    R119,00 R293,08
    Having spent 30 years making beautiful pots, de Waal has a particular sense of the secret lives of objects. When he inherited a collection of 264 tiny Japanese wood and ivory carvings, he wanted to know who had touched and held them, and how the collection had managed to survive. And so begins this extraordinarily moving memoir and detective story.

    Pounce!

    R69,00 R275,00
    An adorable, funny new collection of cat portraits, from bestselling author and photographer Seth Casteel.

    The Artist's Reality: Philosophies of Art

    R293,00 R345,00
    Discusses Rothko's ideas on the modern art world, art history, myth, beauty, the challenges of being an artist in society, the true nature of 'American art', and much more. This book includes an introduction by the artist's son, who describes the discovery of the manuscript and the fascinating process of bringing the manuscript to publication.

    Anatomy for the Artist

    R416,00 R475,00
    Unveiling the construction of the work of the art that is the human body, this text is a visual reference guide that takes a fresh approach to life drawing. Drawings superimposed on photographs illustrate the relationship between the appearance of each body part and its underlying anatomy.

    Van Gogh's Ear: The True Story

    R280,00 R320,00
    On a dark night in Provence in December 1888 Vincent van Gogh cut off his ear. The author sets out to discover exactly what happened that night in Arles. Why would an artist at the height of his powers commit such a brutal act? Who was the mysterious 'Rachel' to whom he presented his macabre gift? Was it just his lobe, or his entire ear?

    Kamers

    R251,00 R295,00
    Kamers wat inspireer. Van die wereld van Æn kunskurator tot Æn dag in die lewe van Æn jong bakker wat weekliks honderde brode met die hand vorm. Van fynproewerskos tot unieke juwele. Van handgemaakte kaartjies tot die fynste porseleinskeppings, helende lyfprodukte, unieke wyne, klassieke klere en antieke meubels.

    Speaking of Art: Four Decades of Art in Conversation

    R527,00 R620,00
    Outstanding interviews with 43 towering figures of recent art history.

    Harry Potter - A History of Magic : The Book of the Exhibition

    R557,00 R655,00
    Harry Potter: A History of Magic is the official book of the exhibition, a once-in-a-lifetime collaboration between Bloomsbury, J.K. Rowling and the brilliant curators of the British Library.

    Van Gogh's Ear: The True Story

    R228,00 R260,00
    In December 1888, Vincent van Gogh cut off his ear. It is the most famous story about any artist in history. But what really happened on that dark winter night? Why did Van Gogh commit such a brutal act? Who was the mysterious 'Rachel' to whom he presented his macabre gift? In this book, the author reveals the truth.

    The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!

    R319,00 R365,00

    The Philosophy of Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back Again

    R188,00 R215,00
    Published in 1975, this autobiography of private Andy Warhol talks about love, sex, food, beauty, fame, work, money, success; about New York and America; and about himself - his childhood in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, good times and bad times in the Big Apple, the explosion of his career in the Sixties, and life among celebrities.

    Jeff Koons

    R621,00 R730,00
    In 1975, a young art student named Jeff Koons (b 1955) moved to Chicago, where he studied at the School of the Art Institute; worked as a studio assistant to his hero, painter Ed Paschke, for $1 an hour; and socialized with many of the city's talented artists. This book looks at the rise and career of Jeff Koons, who is one of the famous artists.