• Author: Hawksley Lucinda

    Peter Hyde Taking as her starting point images from the holdings of the National Portrait Gallery, London, writer and art historian Lucinda Hawksley explores the history of facial hair, from prehistoric times to the present day. By way of introduction, she investigates the Pharaonic beard in ancient Egypt, the work of barbers in classical Greece and Rome. 

    R280
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  • Author: Various

    Peter Hyde This lovely gift book—available in three striking cover options that will be shipped to customers at random—will beguile a new generation with flirtatious representations of femininity from the 1940s and 50s. Illustrations of irresistible pinup models bring teasing frivolity to a range of everyday situations, organized thematically...

    R475
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  • Author: Brown Box

    Peter Hyde Tetris delivers an irresistible, unending puzzle that has players hooked. Play it long enough and you ll see those brightly colored geometric shapes everywhere. You ll see them in your dreams. In 1984, he created Tetris in his spare time while developing software for the Soviet government. Once Tetris emerged from behind the Iron Curtain, it...

    R345
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  • Author: Lloyd Christopher

    Peter Hyde Drawing was central to Cezanne's indefatigable search for solutions to the problems posed by the depiction of reality. Many of his watercolours are equal to his paintings, and he himself made no real distinction between painting and drawing. This book's six chapters are arranged thematically covering the whole range of Cezanne's ouvre. 

    R895
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    South African  The First Graphic Autobiography by a black South African.

    R275
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    South African This book is written as an attempt to understand what psychological factors played a dominant role and undoubtedly contributed to Afrikaners creating apartheid in 1948 – a fatal choice of radical and humiliating race segregation. The book follows their tracks from 1795 to 1948.

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    Art Tseng has worked with some of today’s most genre-defying visual artists and designers whose work extends well beyond skateboard culture. From sneaker and apparel design to product packaging, posters, high-profile ad campaigns and fine art galleries, the work of these artists is often recognizable, though their creators’ names remain unknown, until now. 

    R150
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    BIB WOODSTOCK: SOUTH AFRICAN

    R350
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    Dvd In this hilarious and heart warming animated adventure, Horton is a fun loving  elephant who hears a cru for help coming from a speck of dust floating  through the air. He soon discovers the speck is home to Who-ville, a city inhabited by tiny people in big trouble...

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    DVD The boundless imagination of the man behind "Peter Pan" and the poignancy of his journey … 

    R50
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    South African This book celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 1956 women’s march on the Union Buildings. It provides a dramatic and unprecedented showcase of photographic talent, from the early pioneers of social documentary, including Anne Fischer and Constance Stuart Larrabee, to the challenging images created by women in South Africa today. 75...

    R350
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    Music The life and times of singer/songwriter George Michael, a study of fame, power and insecurity.

    R75
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    Design This is the first career monograph from graphic Designer Bierut. Using examples from a portfolio spanning five decades, he provides the answers, describing three dozen projects from start to finish, with insights into the creative process, his working life, his relationship with clients and the challenges that any creative person faces in bringing...

    R995
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    Art Watercolour - Equipment - Washes - Masking - Approaches - Oils - Making the most of your paints - Basic techniques - Light and shade - Broken paint - Texture - Human figure - Acrylics - Hue - Further techniques.

    R120
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