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Unisa Press

REVISIONS + Expanding the narrative of South African art The Campbell Smith Collection

Unisa Press with SMAC (Stellenbosch Modern and Contemporary Art Gallery)
Author Hayden Proud

Format  280mm x 240mm (Softcover)
Pages   104, with full-colour prints
ISBN 13 9781874 817 369
Publish Year  2008
Rights  Africa and Europe
USA: Tsehai Press
SA Price R260,00
Other countries in Africa R268,00(Airmail incl)
US$43.00 (Airmail incl)
GB₤25.00(Airmail incl
 Ä33.00(Airmail incl)

This sequel publication only contains the new works acquired since the publication of Revisions: Expanding the narrative of South African art in 2007. This new publication is an indispensable supplementary volume that makes extensive reference to the initial publication. It contains biographies on all of the new artists who are now represented in the Collection, as well as an in-depth discussion on newly-acquired works by artists who were already represented in the initial publication.

The collection covers the work of
Willie Bester , Gerard Bhengu, Arthur Butelezi, Peter Clarke, W. H. Coetzer, Welcome Danca, Diederick During, Dumile Feni, Constance Greaves, SíCelo Hlongwa, Eli (Elijah) Kobeli, Welcome Koboka, Dezso Koenig, Vincent Kubeka, Sydney Kumalo, Maggie Laubser, Lippy Lipschitz, Judus Mahlangu, Trevor Makhoba, Nelson Mukhuba, Joseph Manana, Joe Maseko, Mizream Maseko, Louis Maqhubela, Colbert Mashile, Leonard Matsoso, Eric Mbatha, Simon Mnguni, John Koenakeefe Mohl, Nathaniel Mokgosi, Julian Motau, Clifford Mpai, George Msimang, Myeza Mthokozisi, John Muafangejo, Dan Rakgoathe, Gerard Sekoto, Lucas Sithole, Themba Siwela, Sithembiso Sibisi, Enoch Tshabalala, Mary van Wyk, and Vuminkosi Zulu.

About the author
Originally from Zimbabwe, Hayden Proud studied for a BA Fine Arts degree anda Higher Diploma in Education at the University of Cape Town. This was followed by a BA Honours in Art History at unisa and an MA at the University of Londonís Courtauld Institute of Art, where he wrote his dissertastion on the representation of same-sex couples in a French Moralised Bible of the 13th century. He taught Art History at UCT for some years and is now Curator of Historical Arts Collections at Iziko Museums of Cape Town. Besides his responsibilities for the Michaelis Collection of Dutch and Flemish paintings, he has been the curator of a number of important exhibitions, including the George Pemba Retrospective in 1996. He is co-author of three art publications The Advancement of Art: The South African Society of Artists and Its Exhibitors, 1902-1950, George Milwa Mnyaluza Pemba: South African National Gallery,  and The Sir Edmund and Lady Davis Presentation: A Gift of British Art to South Africa in the Permanent Collections of the South African National Gallery, Cape Town; and he is the author of the book Vermeer.