New Arrivals 13th to 19th of June 2015

JANE ALEXANDER, survey: Cape of Good Hope, 2005-9
110pp., illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2015. R320
"' Survey: Cape of Good Hope' is one of a number of 'surveys', a document or a report in images rather than text: a contextual backdrop against which the origin of the sculpted figures can be considered. In this instance a series of manipulated photographs and photomontage images are combined in a sequence leading from rural areas of the Western Cape into the city of Cape Town. It is intended to evoke an impression based on observational and theoretical research rather than form a narrative, documentary essay or fixed interpretation of the landscape or history." Jane Alexander, from the book
Sutherland (M.) FRANK SPEARS, the painter
193pp., b/w & colour illus., 4to., hardback, d.w., Cape Town, 2014. R480
Introduction by Hayden Proud.

Frank Spears (1906-1991) was born in Birmingham, England. He came to Cape Town in 1928 as a designer for Brimble and Briggs Ltd. and spent the next forty years in South Africa. He returned to England in 1970.

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