New Arrivals 28th to 6th of March 2015

399pp., b/w & colour illus., hardback, d.w., London, 2014. R669
Foreword by Max Kozloff.

This book, which focuses on urban photographic art from around the world, includes the work of Sabelo Mlangeni, Nontsikelelo Veleko, Graeme Williams, Mikhael Subotzky, Essop twins, David Goldblatt, Jo Ractliffe, Guy Tillim and Pieter Hugo from South Africa.
Munro (G.) JAMES THACKWRAY, an unassuming master
87pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., hardback, d.w., Johannesburg, 2013. R265
James Thackwray was born on a farm in the Eastern Cape in 1919, and grew up in Cape Town. He painted the people of District Six and the Bo-Kaap and views of the Cape. He died in 1994.
Savage (P.) ed. MAKING ART IN AFRICA, 1960-2010
304pp., 4to, b/w & colour illus., map, hardback, Farnham & Burlington, 2014. R1125
Sixty African artists and curators answer the question, "What does it mean to work as an artist in Africa?" by focusing on one of their artworks. Artists include Louis Maqhubela, David Koloane, Sam Nhlengethwa, Kagiso Pat Mautloa, Johannes Phokela, Willem Boshoff, William Kentridge, Jackson Hlungwani, Penny Siopis, Claudette Schreuders, Jane Alexander, and Lionel Davis from South Africa, Tapfuma Gutsa and Thomas Mukarobgwa from Zimbabwe, Malangatana Valente Ngwenya and Reinata Sadhimba Passema from Mozambique, John Muanfangejo and Dias Machate from Namibia, and Cg'ose Ntcox'o from Botswana.

Foreword by Anthony Caro and essays by Polly Savage, Robert Loder and John Picton.

Polly Savage teaches History of Art and Archaeology at SOAS, University of London.

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