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    Ettore Sottsass

    R2 661,00 R3 130,00
    Ultimate monograph on influential Italian architect and designer Ettore Sottsass.

    Samuel Palmer Revisited

    R3 239,00
    Provides a reassessment of the life and work of the popular, but critically neglected nineteenth-century artist Samuel Palmer. This title examines Palmer's work in relation to a wider art world and analyses various areas of his life and output, reinstating the study of Palmer's work within broader debates about landscape and cultural history.

    Textual and Material Culture in Anglo-Saxon England: Thomas Northcote Toller and the Toller Memorial Lectures

    R2 812,00
    Thomas Northcote Toller is one of the most influential Anglo-Saxon scholars of the early twentieth century. The Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies at Manchester has an annual Toller lecture, delivered by an expert in the field of Anglo-Saxon Studies. This volume offers a selection from these lectures.

    The Figured Landscapes of Rock-Art: Looking at Pictures in Place

    R2 850,00
    This book addresses the most important component around the rock-art panel - its landscape.

    A Gallery of Her Own: Annotated Bibliography of Women in Victorian Painting

    R3 987,00
    A guide to the primary and secondary resources on women in Victorian painting in the WOMENS HISTORY AND CULTURE series. Contemporary reviews, books, articles, essays and dissertations are included, along with general studies of women painters and images of women.

    Henri Michaux: Poetry, Painting, and the Universal Sign

    R2 919,00
    Henri Michaux is widely recognized as a major twentieth-century French poet and painter. Although his fascination with universal languages has attracted critical attention, it has up until now been treated as a marginal concern. This study argues that Michaux's ideas on universal languages are central to an understanding of his works.

    Modernism and the Museum: Asian, African, and Pacific Art and the London Avant-Garde

    R2 706,00
    By demonstrating that many of the concepts and styles associated with Modernism were actually derived directly from cultures such as Japan, China, Korea, India, Egypt, Assyria, West Africa, and the Pacific Islands, this book provides an entirely new way of looking at the evolution of Modernist art and literature in the West.

    The Invisible God: The Earliest Christians on Art

    R3 133,00 R3 600,00
    This treatise refutes the assumption that early Christians were opposed in principle to visual images and thus did not produce art. It shows that once Christians acquired legal status and were able to own property and places of worship, they started to produce art as decoration.

    Women and Planning: Creating Gendered Realities

    R5 590,00
    The first comprehensive history and analysis of women and the planning movement, covering the philosophical, practical and policy dimensions. A central theme is how men have rewritten planning in their own image in creating modern urban space.

    London's Teeming Streets, 1830-1914

    R3 240,00
    James Winter brings an historical perspective to present-day concerns about the effects of continued urban expansion and shows that many current problems date back to the Victorian era.

    Colonialism and the Object: Empire, Material Culture and the Museum

    R3 560,00
    This work examines the artistic production of imperial nations and their colonies and aims to show how it was affected by colonial contact. It also presents case studies of objects from India, China and Africa which were collected by or exhibited in the institutions of the British Empire.

    Neo-impressionism and Anarchism in Fin-de-Siecle France: Painting, Politics and Landscape

    R3 239,00
    Examines the relationship between neo-impressionist landscapes and cityscapes and the anarchist sympathies of the movement's artists. This title focuses on paintings produced between 1886 and 1905 by Paul Signac and Maximilien Luce, the neo-impressionists whose fidelity to anarchism and to a belief in the social potential of art was strongest.

    Women's Contributions to Visual Culture, 1918-1939

    R3 239,00
    A collection of essays, which explore women's contribution to visual culture in major Western urban centers. It sheds light on women's relationships with the processes of modernism and modernization. It also discusses artists and exhibitions from the United Kingdom, Greece, Mexico, France, Ireland, and the United States.