Browsing Category Sekoto, Gerard

Britz (G.) curator & O'Toole (S.) et. al. text BETWEEN FOOTHOLD AND LIGHT,
116 pp., colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2006. OUT OF PRINT
Catalogue of the selling exhibition, Graham's Fine Art Gallery, Johannesburg, 2006.

Foreword by Elza Miles.

Includes work by Pieter Naudé, Pieter Wenning, Jacob Pierneef, Maggie Laubser, Adolph Jentsch, Irma Stern, Jean Welz, Maud Sumner, Walter Battiss, Gregoire Boonzaier, Alexis Preller, George Pemba, Gerard Sekoto, Stanley Pinker, Cecil Skotnes, Robert Hodgins, and others.
de Jager (E.J.) IMAGES OF MAN, contemporary South African black art and artists, a pictorial and historical guide to the Collection of the University of Fort Hare housed in the De Beers Centenary Art Gallery.
220 pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., hardback, d.w., Alice, 1992. OUT OF PRINT
Includes Julian Motau, Cyprian Shilakoe, Gladys Mgudlandlu, John Muafangejo, Sydney Kumalo, Stanley Nkosi, Gerard Bengu, Tito Zungu, Johannes Segogela, Noria Mabasa, Tommy Motswai, Nat Mokgosi, Lucky Sibiya, Michael Zondi, Dan Rakgoathe, Azaria Mbatha, Durant Sihlali, George Msimang, George Pemba, Gerard Sekoto, Lucas Sithole, and many others.
Dolby (J.) GERARD SEKOTO, from the Paris studio
28 pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2005. OUT OF PRINT
Catalogue of the exhibition, Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town, December 2005 - February 2006.

The works included in the exhibition are part of Sekoto's art collection, numbering over 3000 pieces, found in his Paris studio after his death in 1993. In 1999 they were returned to South Africa and in 2000 donated to Iziko South African National Gallery.

Enwezor (O.) ed. THE SHORT CENTURY, independence and liberation movements in Africa, 1945-1994
496 pp., 4to., map, b/w & colour illus., hardback, d.w., Munich, 2001. OUT OF PRINT
Published on the occasion of the travelling exhibition organised by the Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, 2001.
Includes work by Ernest Mancoba, Gerard Sekoto, Sydney Khumalo, Malangatana Ngwenya, Antonio Olé, Thomas Mukarobgwa, Cecil Skotnes, Lucas Sithole, John Muafangejo, Gavin Jantjes, Willem Boshoff, Jane Alexander, William Kentridge, Sue Williamson, Santu Mofokeng, Kendell Geers, Zwelethu Mthethwa, Kay Hassan, Moshekwa Langa, Ian Berry, Bob Gosani, Peter Magubane, David Goldblatt, Ranjith Kally, Ernest Cole, Ricardo Rangel, and others.

Introduction by Okwui Enwezor. Essays include "Modern African Art" by Chika Okeke, "Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa, 1945-1994" by Marilyn Martin, "Colonial Pretense and African Resistance, or Subversion Subverted: commemorative textiles in sub-Saharan Africa" by John Picton, "Postcoloniality, Performance, and Photographic Portraiture" by Lauri Firstenberg, "City and Citizenship" by Rory Bester, "The Ambiguous Modernisms of African Cities" by Gwendolyn Wright & "Architecture and Nationalism in Africa, 1945-1994" by Nnamdi Elleh.
Lindop (B.) SEKOTO, the art of Gerard Sekoto
64 pp., b/w & colour illus., hardback, d.w., London, 1995. OUT OF PRINT
Through her research Barbara Lindop established a close friendship with Gerard Sekoto and they corresponded extensively. This book includes many extracts from his letters to her.
Lindop (B.) & Eyene (C.) EXILES, drawings by Gerard Sekoto
94 pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2008. R520
Catalogue of the exhibition, Afronova, Johannesburg, 2008. This exhibition celebrates the return to South Africa from France of a large collection of Gerard Sekoto's drawings, paintings, photographs, letters, private documents and momentoes.

Includes the essays "Secrets of the Heart" by Barbara Lindop and "French Perspectives on Sekoto's Painting" by Christine Eyene.

Lindop (B.) et. al. SONG FOR SEKOTO, Gerard Sekoto 1913-2013
158 pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2013. R475
Published to accompany the exhibition celebrating the centenary of Gerard Sekoto's birth, Wits Art Museum, Johannesburg, 2013.

Contributions include:
"Gerard Sekoto (1913-1993) by N.Chabani Manganyi
"Gerard Sekoto: a Black man" by Amos Letsoala
"Freedom to be Creative" by George Hallett
"An Inquisitive Gentleman" by Gavin Jantjies
"The Price of Exile" by Daniel Kunene

201 pp., illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 1996. OUT OF PRINT
"In this fascinating narrative of exile, Chabani Manganyi, a clinical psychologist by training, draws on several in depth interviews with Sekoto and on his extensive correspondence to consider both the specificity and the universality of the life of a South African who chose to live in France in order to remain true to his creative commitments and talents."
Manganyi (N.C.) GERARD SEKOTO, "I am an African", a biography
244 pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2004. R270
"Chabani Manganyi's biography is informed by the discovery, after Sekoto's death, of a 'suitcase of treasures', which contained previously unknown musical compositions, letters and a large quantity of notes, writings and private documents."
Oliphant (A.W.) et. al. eds. DEMOCRACY X, marking the present/ re-presenting the past
329 pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., hardback, Pretoria, 2004. R500
Introduction by Andries Walter Oliphant, Peter Delius & Lalou Meltzer.

Essays include "South African Pottery: past and present" by Simon Hall, "Make-overs of Two Women: illustrated history and gender bias" by Helen Bradford, "Creating Beauty In, and Between, Two Worlds: contextualising the art of South Africa's migrant labourers" by Fiona Rankin-Smith & Sandra Klopper, "The Role of Art in the Liberation Struggle" by Sipho Mdanda, "Film and Democracy in South Africa" by Michael Dearham, "Media in the Mix" by Guy Berger, "The State of the Arts in Post-apartheid South Africa" by Lynee Maree, "The Rights and Status of the Artist in the First Ten Years of South Africa's Democracy" by Mike van Graan, "A Decade of Cartoons" by Jonathan Shapiro, "Marking Time: the making of the Democracy X exhibition" by Rayda Becker, and much more.

Objects exhibited include pots, sticks, headrests, arm rings, earplugs, shell artefacts, beadwork, Khoe-San rock paintings, earthenware heads found near Lydenburg, artefacts from Great Zimbabwe ruins and posters used during the struggle years.

Also includes sculpture by Jackson Hlungwani, Durant Sihlali, & Johannes Segogela, photographs by Ernest Cole, Bob Gosani, Alf Khumalo, Eli Wienberg & Jurgen Schadeberg, paintings by Gerard Sekoto, as well as work by contemporary artists Robert Hodgins, Jane Alexander, Willie Bester, Gavin Younge, Willem Boshoff, Sam Nhlengethwa, Sue Williamson, William Kentridge, and many others.
124 pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 1995. OUT OF PRINT
Autobiographical section adapted from the book "Gerard Sekoto" by Barbara Lindop.
Text adapted by Karen Press and edited by Ivan Vladislavic. Commentary by Barbara Lindop.
Suitable for new readers.
Sekoto (G.) text & illus. SHORTY & BILLY BOY, a tale of two naughty boys
26 pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2013. R110
A story for children about two troublesome dogs, written and illustrated by Gerard Sekoto in 1973 and published for the first time.
28 pp., colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2004. R90
Catalogue of the exhibition, Warren Siebrits Modern and Contemporary Art, Johannesburg, 2004.
Includes work by William Kentridge, Pat Mautloa, Moshekwa Langa, Willie Bester, Harold Rubin, Gerard Sekoto, and others,
Spiro (L.) GERARD SEKOTO, unsevered ties
99pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 1989. R450
Catalogue of the exhibition held at the Johannesburg Art Gallery, 1 November 1989 - 10 February 1990.
Stevenson (M.) & Bosland (J.) "TAKE YOUR ROAD AND TRAVEL ALONG", the advent of the modern black painter in Africa
144 pp., b/w & colour illus., hardback, d.w., Cape Town, 2008. OUT OF PRINT
Catalogue of the exhibition, Michael Stevenson, Michael Graham-Stewart and Johans Borman Fine Art Gallery at the Jhb Art Fair, 2008.

The title of this exhibition "is a quote from a poem by Gerard Sekoto, and it aptly describes the difficult and lonely journey that the pioneers experienced both in trying to study art in their home countries and in leaving Africa to study in Europe" [Stevenson & Bosland]. The exhibition for the first time pairs well-known South African artists with their contemporaries from other parts of Africa.

Artists include John Mohl, Gerhard Sekoto, George Pemba, Valerie Desmore, Simon Lekgetho, Peter Clarke, Welcome Koboka, Dumile Feni, Ernest Mancoba and Ephrain Ngatane from South Africa, Thomas Mukarobgwa from Zimbabwe and Valente Malangatana Ngwenya from Mozambique.
62 pp., colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2005. R265
Catalogue of the selling exhibition, Graham's Fine Art Gallery, Johannesburg, 2005.

Foreword by Elza Miles. Includes work by Frans Oerder, Pieter Naudé, Robert Gwelo Goodman, Pieter Wenning, Jacob Hendrik Pierneef, Dorothy Kay, Maggie Laubser, Irma Stern, Cecil Higgs, Maud Sumner, Walter Battiss, Gregoire Boonzaier, Alexis Preller, George Pemba, Gerard Sekoto, Stanley Pinker, and others.
Xinisteris (K.) & Neame (G.) MAKING WAVES, a selection of works from the SABC art collection
47 pp., colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2004. OUT OF PRINT
Catalogue of the exhibition, Johannesburg Art Gallery, 2004.

Includes work by Gerard Sekoto, Gladys Mgudlandlu, George Pemba, Irma Stern, Penny Siopis, Robert Hodgins, Santu Mofokeng, Jo Ractliffe, Jane Alexander, Kendell Geers, David Koloane, Moshekwa Langa, Sam Nhlengethwa, Zwelethu Mthethwa, Pat Mautloa, William Kentridge, Tracey Rose, and others.