New Arrivals 8th to 14th of August 2017

ALEXANDRA KARAKASHIAN,
38pp., illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2017. R170
Catalogue of the exhibition, "Alexandra Karakashian, unbecoming", SMAC Gallery, Johannesburg, 2017.

Includes a short essay by Khanya Mashabela.

Alexandra Karakashian was born in 1988 in Johannesburg. She was awarded the Judy Steinburg Painting Prize and the Simon Gerson Distinction Award in 2012 and the Jules Kramer Music & Fine Arts Scholarship and Maciver Scholarship in 2013. In 2016 she completed a residency, awarded by Capo d'Arte and the French Academy in Rome, in Galiona del Capo, Italy.
PHUMZILE KHANYILE, Plastic Crowns, 2015 Gisèle Wulfsohn Mentorship Recipient
44pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2017. R195
Catalogue of the exhibition, Market Photo Workshop, Johannesburg, 2017.

Phumzile Khanyile was born in Soweto. She studied at the Market Photo Workshop and in 2015 received the Gisèle Wulfsohn Mentorship in Photography.
MacGarry (L.) & Law-Viljoen (B.) eds. CANDICE BREITZ/ MOHAU MODISAKENG, La Biennale di Venezia, 13 May - 26 November 2017
131pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, (Johannesburg), 2017. R435
Published on the occasion of the exhibition, 57th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, 2017.

Foreword by Nathi Mthethwa. Introduction by Lucy MacGarry.

Includes the essays:
"Passages from Home and Love Stories that Bring Us Back" by Sisonke Msimang
"No Shore in Sight: precarious journeys and unbearable passages in the moving image installations of Candice Breitz and Mohau Modisakeng" by M. Neelika Jayawardane
"Oh! Oh! Love: Candice Breitz's monologues for troubled times" by Zoë Whitely
"The Rock God of the Sea" by Hlonipha Mokoena.
Tietze (A.) A HISTORY OF THE IZIKO SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL GALLERY, reflections on art and national identity
236pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2017. R290
In this history Anna Tietze considers the changing ways South Africa's national gallery has understood its social function, explores its relationship to other public collections, and documents the challenges the institution has encountered in the past, those it faces in the present, and examines future possibilities.

Anna Tietze is a cultural and art historian at the Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town. She has a long-standing connection with the Iziko South African National Gallery, as both researcher and curator.

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