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World Art

Front Cover of Wildlife Painting by Susan Rayfield
Wildlife Painting - Susan Rayfield

Wildlife Painting by Susan Rayfield shows the techniques various artists use to accurately and with great detail provide these beautiful images are discussed along with the use of watercolours, acrylics, gouache, oils, pastels, and other media. With 125 colour plates and 35 black and white illustrations.

ZAR 90.00
Front Cover of Visions of Symmetry by Doris Schattschneider
Visions of Symmetry - Doris Schattschneider

Visions of Symmetry by Doris Schattschneider is the most penetrating study of Escher's work in existence, and the one most admired by mathematicians and scientists. It deals with one powerful obsession that preoccupied Escher: what he called the regular division of the plane. The book contains the complete set of numbered symmetry drawings and two Escher Notebooks (1941- 1942) in which he explored the world of symmetry patterns and regular division of the plane.

ZAR 275.00
Front Cover of Turner by Eric Shanes
Turner - Eric Shanes

Turner: The Great Watercolours by Eric Shanes was published on the 150th anniversary of Turner's death to accompany an exhibition of his finished watercolors at the Royal Academy of Arts, London in 2001. With essays by Eric Shanes, Evelyn Joll, Ian Warrell, and Andrew Wilton. The annotated and illustrated catalogue presents 110 pieces. Includes a chronology and a bibliography.

ZAR 225.00
Front cover of The Disappearance of Objects by Joshua Shannon
The Disappearance of Objects - Joshua Shannon

The Disappearance of Objects by Joshua Shannon focuses on works by Claes Oldenburg, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, and Donald Judd. Here art historian Joshua Shannon shows how New York art engaged with the transformation of New York. In the years around 1960, a rapid process of deindustrialization profoundly changed New York City. At the same time, massive highway construction, urban housing renewal, and the growth of the financial sector altered the city’s landscape.

ZAR 150.00
Front Cover of My Painting Life by David Shepherd
My Painting Life - David Shepherd

My Painting Life by David Shepherd combines over 60 of his very best paintings with an endearingly lively autobiographical text.

ZAR 250.00
Front Cover of The Man Who Loves Giants by David Shepherd
The Man Who Loves Giants - David Shepherd

The Man Who Loves Giants by David Shepherd is the autobiography that traces the artist's life from his beginning as a painter of aircraft and industrial subjects to his present day artistic and humanitarian involvement with wildlife. Black and white and colour drawings and plates throughout.

ZAR 90.00
Front Cover of Grinling Gibbons and the Art of Carving by David Esterly
Grinling Gibbons and the Art of Carving - David Esterly

Grinling Gibbons and the Art of Carving by David Esterly is seen in this study through the eyes of a fellow carver. Grinling Gibbons' flamboyant cascades of lifelike blossoms, fruits, foliage, birds and fish dominated English interiors of the late seventeenth century - in royal palaces, churches and cathedrals, and great country houses. David Esterly's first-hand experience of lime wood foliage carving gives him unprecedented insight into Gibbons' method and technique.

ZAR 135.00
Front Cover of The Holy Land by David Roberts
The Holy Land - David Roberts

The Holy Land by David Roberts is a facsimile copy of some of the lithographs of the first edition which was originally published in 3 volumes in the mid 1800's. David Roberts was the first professional artist to visit the Near East without a patron or a connection to a military expedition or missionary group. He sailed to Alexandria in 1838 and for eleven months traveled up the Nile River, across deserts and mountains, through Egypt and the Holy Land, to arrive in Jerusalem on Easter 1839. He continued north to Lebanon and departed from Beirut in May.

ZAR 600.00
Front cover of The Mechanism of Meaning by Arakawa and Madeline H Gins
The Mechanism of Meaning - Arakawa and Madeline H Gins

The Mechanism of Meaning by Arakawa and Madeline H Gins is a creative and dynamic volume by Arakawa and Gins. They have been called the most philosophical of living artists and this book collects their writings and art work from a period of nearly 2 decades. They address the essential art query of our time: How does it all fit together? Art and science happens in fragments.

ZAR 150.00
Front Cover of Jacopo Tintoretto and the Scuola Grande Di San Rocco by Francesco Valcanover
Jacopo Tintoretto and the Scuola Grande Di San Rocco - Francesco Valcanover

Jacopo Tintoretto and the Scuola Grande Di San Rocco by Francesco Valcanover is a detailed survey of Tintoretto's paintings of Christ and other religious scenes, housed in the Scuola Grande of San Rocco. Includes detailed notes on the architecture. Illustrated with 139 colour plates.

ZAR 120.00
Front Cover of The Engraved Work of Eric Gill by Victoria and Albert Museum
The Engraved Work of Eric Gill - Victoria and Albert Museum

The Engraved Work of Eric Gill by Victoria and Albert Museum contains a representative selection of the artists engravings depicting both religious and secular subjects ranging in date from 1908 until the artist's death in 1940. In 1952 Mrs Mary Gill, widow of Eric Gill, generously gave to the V&A her husbands file copies of his engravings which comprised virtually the whole of his work as an engraver on wood and metal.  Contains reproductions of 206 engravings.

ZAR 150.00

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