Browsing Category Reference & Education

Bell-Roberts (B.) & Jamal (A.) 100 GOOD IDEAS, celebrating 20 years of democracy
415 pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2014. R350
A celebration of South African creativity. The 100 good ideas presented in this book include Zapiro, Spier Arts Academy, Maboneng Township Art Experience, Monkeybiz, Ardmore, Artists' Press, Jay Pather, William Kentridge, Marlene Dumas, Jane Alexander, Samson Mudzunga, Faith 47, Noria Mabasa, Helen Sebidi, Jackson Hlungwani, Willem Boshoff, Ambush Eco-Art Collective, Design Indaba, FNB Joburg Art Fair, Marianne Fassler, and Cape Town Art Fair.
Frescura (F.) & Myers (J.) ILLUSTRATED GLOSSARY OF SOUTHERN AFRICAN ARCHITECTURAL TERMS, English-isiZulu, an illustrated survey of historical terms appertaining to the indigenous, folk and colonial architectures of southern Africa
220pp., illus., paperback, Pietermaritzurg, 2016.
Covers the terminologies used by southern Africa's rural builders as well as subsequent colonial white settlers including buildings of the Cape-Dutch, English Georgian, Victorian and Indian traditions. Each term is listed in its original language, its translation where appropriate into Zulu, and its definition in English and Zulu.

Franco Frescura was Professor of Architecture at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
Joyce Myeza is currently Director of Libraries and Special Collections at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
Global Art Information THE SOUTH AFRICAN ART INFORMATION DIRECTORY, 2009
143 pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2009. R169
An annual publication that lists South African art galleries, museums, dealers, service industries, art media, arts education, residencies, and art competitions.
Global Art Information THE SOUTH AFRICAN ART INFORMATION DIRECTORY, 2010
111 pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2010. R189
An annual publication that lists South African art galleries, museums, service industries, arts education, residencies and art competitions. Also includes a who's who of South African art.
Global Art Information THE SOUTH AFRICAN ART INFORMATION DIRECTORY, 2011
95 pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2011. R199
An annual publication that lists South African art galleries, museums, service industries, arts education and competitions. Also includes a who's who of South African art.
Global Art Information comp. THE SOUTH AFRICAN ART INFORMATION DIRECTORY, 06
479 pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2005. R169
An annual publication that includes South African art galleries, museums, dealers, service industries, art media, arts education, South African and international grants, residencies and art competitions.
Harris (S.) WHO'S WHERE IN CAPE ARCHITECTURE, a directory of people and places
80 pp., 4to., paperback, Cape Town, 2006. OUT OF PRINT
"Compiled from Hans Fransen's "The Old Buildings of the Cape" with additional material from De Villiers and Pama's genealogies, "The Directory of South African Biography" and other sources."
Kerrod (J.) AN INTRODUCTION TO SOUTHERN AFRICAN CERAMICS, their marks, monograms & signatures
232 pp., 4to., illus., paperback, No Place, 2010. R355
A reference guide for identifying pottery and ceramics made in South Africa. Includes over five hundred potters, including individual studio potters, art potters, ceramic sculptors and ceramic factories.
McInnes (J.) & Koseff (L.) comps. COMPENDIUM OF TAXI ART BOOKS EDUCATIONAL SUPPLEMENTS,
270 pp., illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2008. R495
Contains all the Educational Supplements originally published as a supplement to the TAXI Art Books series. These supplements, for use by teachers and learners, provide accessible information on the following artists:
Diane Victor by Jacki McInnes and Lara Koseff,
Sandile Zulu by Philippa Hobbs,
Willem Boshoff by Philippa Hobbs,
Deborah Bell by Ruth Sack,
Kagiso Pat Mautloa by Philippa Hobbs,
Steven Cohen by Jillian Carman,
Noria Mabasa by Wilhelm van Rensburg,
David Koloane by André Croucamp,
Lien Botha by Ashraf Jamal,
Santu Mofokeng by Philippa Hobbs,
Jeremy Wafer by Philippa Hobbs,
Samson Mudzunga by Philippa Hobbs,
Jo Ractliffe by Brenda Atkinson and Philippa Hobbs.
They also include practical exercises, discussion topics, writing projects and new practical guidelines for Visual Arts Studies for Grades 10, 11, and 12.
Righini (P.) THINKING ARCHITECTURALLY, an introduction to the creation of form and place
326 pp., 4to., illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2000. R488
"Initially conceived as a design primer for undergraduate students, this book has grown into an essential reference for all designers...It should also be of interest to anyone wanting to know more about the evolution of architectural traditions."
Robbins (D.) et al OUTREACH, a South African art gallery's response to a changing world
131pp., colour illus., paperback, Durban, 2105. R3250
William Humphreys Art Gallery in Kimberley has an extensive outreach programme that provides for the aesthetic and cultural needs of the marginalised communities of the Northern Cape: an early-childhood development project, an Arts and Crafts Project that holds workshops for unemployed women and young people, and the Ubuntu Prison Project, Art Against Crime, which presents arts and crafts workshops for female offenders, as well as exhibitions and special events.
van Graan (M.) & Ballantyne (T.) comps. & eds. THE SOUTH AFRICAN HANDBBOK IN ARTS AND CULTURE, 2002/2003
460 pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2002. R165
Provides information about "private sector funding; contact details for politicians and government officials responsible for arts and culture; national cultural events; awards and competitions; arts media; educational institutions specialising in arts and culture; and international agencies involved in the local cultural industries".
Williamson (S.) et. al. eds. ARTTHROB 1998-2003, the archive, contemporary art in South Africa
CD-ROM, Cape Town, (2004). R215
A complete record of the Artthrob website since its inception in 1997 until the end of 2003 with a month by month converage of exhibitions and events, founding editor Sue Williamson's diary column and a listing of South African galleries and museums.

Includes an essay on South African art from 1990-2003 by Sue Williamson as well as hundreds of reviews by critics including Nick Dawes, Rory Bester, Laurie Farrell, Lloyd Pollak, Kathryn Smith, Sue Williamson, Sean O'Toole, Tumelo Mosaka, Virginia McKenny, Mgcineni Pro Sobopha & Brenda Atkinson.
Also contains 1000's of images of artworks, performances and gallery installations and more than 70 biographies of artists such as William Kentridge, Kay Hassan, Tracey Rose, Kendell Geers, Moshekwa Langa, Lisa Brice, Santu Mofokeng, Minnette Vári, Penny Siopis, Candice Breitze, Siemon Allen, Jane Alexander, Conrad Botes, Steven Cohen, Jo Ractliffe, David Goldblatt, Claudette Schreuders, David Koloane, Brett Murray & Berni Searle.