South African Art: 1850 - Now
This catalogue covers a wide range of works produced in South Africa over the past two centuries. The works include a watercolour by Thomas Baines, an 1881 Melton Prior drawing depicting a battlefield during the Transvaal War and late 19th-century African art including a tripod vessel with lid, fertility figure and brass neck ring. Works by 20th-century masters including Irma Stern, Alexis Preller, Douglas Portway, Cecil Skotnes and Ephraim Ngatane, as well as a bronze of a Skapu player by Anton van Wouw, are fully illustrated with researched commentary. The contemporary artists who have new works in the catalogue include, among others, David Goldblatt, Pieter Hugo, Jane Alexander, Guy Tillim, Wim Botha, Deborah Poynton and Berni Searle.
Published by Michael Stevenson | Catalogue 9, August 2004
Softcover, 72 pages | Price: R60
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