New Arrivals 17th to 23rd of January 2015

THOMAS CARTWRIGHT, 36 Views of Table Mountain
102pp., oblong 4to., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2014. R185
Catalogue of the exhibition of paintings, Everard Read Gallery, Cape Town, 2014.

Preface by Pippa Skotnes.
Includes the essays:
"He examines a Blade of Grass, or Portrait of a City" by Natasha Norman
"Table Mountain: a close-up view" by John Cartwright.

Thomas Cartwright was born in Toronto in 1971. He first moved to Cape Town in 1971, and returned frequently until he settled here in 1997.
Inggs (S.) ed. & photo. OBJECT RELATIONS, essays and images
88pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2014. R285
Stephen Inggs invited friends and colleagues at the University of Cape Town to write about a meaningful object in their lives. Contributors include Deborah Posel, Fritha Langerman, Shamil Jeppe, Joan Hambidge, Virginia MacKenny, Lesley Marx, Gavin Younge, and Stephen Inggs.

Prelude by Pippa Skotnes.

Stephen Inggs was born in Cape Town in 1955 and grew up in Johannesburg, London and Umbogintwini in KwaZulu-Natal. He is a Professor of Fine Art at Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town.
Olivier (G.) ed. PENNY SIOPIS, time and again
319pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2014. R720
A monograph of Penny Siopis.

Essays include:
"Becoming Alive Again" by Achille Mbembe
"The Vitality of Matter" by Sarah Nuttall
"Love and Politics: Sister Aidan Quinlan and the future we have desired" by Njabulo Ndebele
"A Retrospect", Penny Siopis in conversation with William Kentridge
"Penny Siopis: desire and disaster in painting" by Colin Richards.

A conversation between Gerrit Olivier and the artist unfolds throughout the book, providing insight into her working methods, her interest in form and various genres, and her theoretical concerns.

Gerrit Olivier is Professor of Afrikaans and Dutch Literature at the University of the Witwatersrand. He currently teaches in the Wits School of Arts.

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