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    How to Read Chinese Ceramics

    R455,00 R535,00

    Diane Arbus

    R591,00 R675,00
    Diane Arbus was one of the greatest photographers of the last century. Her portraiture of freaks, circus performers, twins, nudists and others on the social margins connected with a wide public at a deep psychological level. This biography begins at the moment Arbus quit the world of commercial photography to be an artist, and ends with her death.

    The Guggenheim: Frank Lloyd Wright's Iconoclastic Masterpiece

    R510,00 R600,00
    The captivating tale of the plans and personalities behind one of New York City's most radical and recognizable buildings


    R174,00 R205,00

    Sleuth: The Amazing Quest for Lost Art Treasures

    CSI meets Who Do You Think You Are? meets Time Team meets The Antiques Roadshow. Two-dimensional works of art become three-dimensional thrillers.

    Janson's History of Art: The Western Tradition

    R2 553,00 R3 085,16

    Dada and Surrealism: A Very Short Introduction

    Explores the range of media employed by both Dada and Surrealism, whilst at the same time establishing the aesthetic differences between the movements. This book also examines the Dadaist obsession with the body-as-mechanism in relation to the Surrealists' return to the fetishized/eroticized body.

    Archaic and Classical Greek Art

    R334,00 R350,00
    An introduction to the art of archaic and classical Greece. Looking at the social and cultural contexts in which the rich diversity of Greek arts were produced, Robin Osborne shows how artistic developments were both a product of, and contributed to, the intensely competitive life of the Greek city.

    Early Art and Architecture of Africa

    This new history of over 5000 years of African art reveals its true diversity for the first time. Challenging centuries of misconceptions that have obscured the sophisticated nature of African art, Peter Garlake uses the latest research and archaeological findings to offer exciting new insights.

    The Oxford Illustrated History of Theatre

    R422,00 R500,00
    This is an authoritative and comprehensive guide to the history of theatre, ranging from Ancient Egyptian festivals to contemporary performance arts. Lavishly illustrated in black and white and colour throughout, this is the perfect book for theatre goer and student alike

    Art and Homosexuality: A History of Ideas

    R641,00 R1 400,00
    A comprehensive and lavishly illustrated exploration of the relationship between art and homosexuality. This is the first book of its kind, a provocative, globe-spanning narrative history that considers the fascinating reciprocity between gay sexuality and art from the ancient world to today.

    Traces of Vermeer

    R475,00 R534,31
    The iconic paintings of the 17th century Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer have been the source of admiration and controversy ever since they were rediscovered in the 19th century. Amazingly, there is still no agreement amongst experts as to how they were produced.

    Nineteenth Century European Art

    R2 200,00 R2 504,96

    Giorgio de Chirico and the Metaphysical City

    R1 009,00 R1 151,18
    For the artist Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978), a founder of the Metaphysical art movement, the year 1914 marked a momentous and pivotal time in his aesthetic production. This text considers the artist's representation of architectural space in relation to his sustained engagement with the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche.

    Thinking About Exhibitions

    An anthology of writings on exhibition practice from artists, critics, curators and art historians which address the contradictions posed by museum and gallery staged exhibitions, and the challenge of staging art presentations and displays.

    Learning to Look at Modern Art

    This companion text to the author's Learning to Look at Paintings addresses some of the questions commonly asked about modern art, covering key movements of the modern and postmodern periods in an illustrated volume.