New Arrivals 9th to 15th of October 2016

Duncan (P.) text & Proust (A.) photo. HIDDEN JOHANNESBURG,
240pp., 4to., colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2016. R395
A book about the interiors of some of Johannesburg's memorable buildings, including Nelson Mandela House, Anstey's Building, Satyagraha House, Park Station, the City Hall, The Rand Club, Lion's Schul, and much more.
Harmand (C.) curator HEANDS UP, exhibition by/ exposição de Ricardo Pinto Jorge
59pp., 4to., colour illus., paperback , Maputo, 2016. R220
Catalogue of the exhibition, Centro Cultural Franco-Moçambicano, Maputo, and Erdmann Contemporary gallery, Cape Town, 2016.

Text in both English and Portuguese.

Includes the essay, "As Minds Conform to and Rebel Against Realty/ Mentes Comformando e Revoltando-se Contra a Realidade" by Carine Harmand, and a statement by the artist.

Ricardo Pinto Jorge was born in Portugsl in 1988 and raised in Mozambique. He works as an airline pilot and is Art Director for the magazine, "Chinguirira".
Morais (J.) et al BEIRA, património arquitectónico/ architectural heritage
225pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., maps, hardback, Casal de Cambra, Portugal, No Date. R895
A history of architecture of Beira, Mozambique.

Text in Portuguese and English.
Motshumi (M.) THE INITIATION, 360 degrees trilogy, bok one, a graphic autobiography
136pp., illus., paperback , Cape Town, 2016. R275
Artist Mogorosi Motshumi's first book in his autobiographical trilogy begins with his childhood in Batho township, Bloemfontein, in the early 1906s and ends in the late 1970s when he arrives in Johannesburg as a young political cartoonist on the run from the security police.

"Cartoonist, activist, 'skelm', jazz aficionado, father and lover: Motshumi's harrowing self-portrait demonstrates not only how his life as an artists has been intertwined wit the social and political realities of his time and place, but also how art can turn tragedy into a triumph of the human spirit." from the introduction by Andy Mason, head of CCIBA's Comic Art Unit

Mogorosi Motshumi was born in 1955 in Batho township, Bloemfontein. He first worked as a cartoonist for The Friend newspaper. After spending time in detention for his political activities he was forced to relocate to Johannesburg, where he produced cartoons and comic strips for The Voice newspaper, contributed drawings to Staffrider magazine, drew his popular cartoon strip, "Sloppy", for Learn and Teach magazine, and worked as a sports cartoonist at City Press and Daily Sun. He also wrote a book, "The Angel and the Demon" (1999).

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