: Leeb-du Toit (J.) ed.

R 750.00
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462pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2022


Monograph on South African artist Gerard Bhengu (1910-1990).

Forewords by Puleng Mokoena and Sindisiwe Felicia Mbele, and Introduction by Juliette Leeb-du Toit. 


"Gerard Bhengu: a biography (original essays from the Tatham Art Gallery Catalogue, 1995)" by Annalise Zaverdinos 

"Bhengu's 'Portraits': Performing authenticity" by Anitra Nettleton

"'A Lost Eden?': Revisiting the poetics of land and landscape in the work of Gerard Bhengu" by Mduduzi Xakaza

"The Temporality of Gerard Bhengu's Landscapes" by Juliette Leeb-du Toit 

"Tracing the Ingcubhe: 'Four-Eyed Sight' in the artistic relationship of Gerard Bhengu and Dr Max Kohler at Centocow Mission, 1926-1931 by Christoph Rippe 

"Patronage as Education: Gerard Bhengu among his mentors" by Kirten Nieser

"Some Insights Offered by Gerard Bhengu's Artworks into Bhaca and Nhlangwini (Khuze) Changing Lifestyles" by Yvonne Winters 

"'Now that the war has ended, begins my war!' Gerard Bhengu's murals and and enlistment ideals contextualised" by Juliette Leeb-du Toit

"Collecting Bhengu" by Rayda Becker and Jari Cerny

"Bhengu's Illustrations for R.R.R. Dhlomo's Izihali Zanammuhla (The Weapons of Today) (1933)" by Mxolisi Mchunu and Juliette Leeb-du Toit.

Art historian Juliette Leeb-du Toit is a research associate at the University of Johannesburg and the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She is the author of Isishweshwe: A history of blueprint in South Africa.