Browsing South African Journal of Art History Volume 24 (2009) by Issue Date

Browsing South African Journal of Art History Volume 24 (2009) by Issue Date

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  • Gluskin, Emanuel (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2009)
    The Hebrew ‘El’ (as in Emanu-El) and Arabic ‘Allah’, meaning ‘God’, originate from the same ancient word, but what will be the future of the new cemetery in Kfar Saba situated close to Kalkilya? Can the background of the ...
  • Steyn, Carol; Mare, Estelle Alma (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2009)
    This year marks the 250th anniversary of the death of George Frideric Handel, one of the greatest composers of the Baroque period. There are and have been celebrations of his life and works world wide. Although he composed ...
  • Staden-Garbett, Miranthe (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2009)
    Willem Boshoff is a practicing conceptual artist. Readings typically emphasise his use of language, socio-political consciousness and critique of authority within the South African context of colonialism and apartheid. In ...
  • Mare, Estelle Alma (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2009)
    Angels are assumed to represent messengers from God and in Christian art they are traditionally depicted as winged human beings. In the visual arts all figures are mute; therefore angel music as the divine message relayed ...
  • Schmidt, Leoni (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2009)
    This article argues that Art History as a discipline has been critiqued on a number of levels in recent decades. However, the knowledge which the discipline can provide for students in tertiary art schools remains invaluable. ...
  • Tomassoni, Rosella; Fusco, Antonio (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2009)
    The dance acquires such different and various meanings so that it can be considered as a complex polysemic form of non-verbal message [of which the] effectiveness can be compared with that of music and figurative arts ...
  • Liebenberg-Barkhuizen, Estelle (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2009)
    This article wishes to examine the phenomenon of artists’ books from a postmodern perspective. As artists’ books appear to be a specifically twentieth century art form which intersects a variety of creative fields, such ...
  • Mare, Estelle Alma (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2009)
    The following Collected Essays by Bert Olivier is reviewed: "Philosophy and the Arts", "Philosophy and Communication" and "Philosophy and Psychoanalytic Theory".
  • Mathlener, Rinette (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2009)
    Cartographers, mathematicians and artists discovered many of the rules for linear perspective before the Renaissance, but the mathematical basis to represent objects three-dimensionally was developed only in the 15th ...
  • Gaule, Sally (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2009)
    Johannesburg’s built environment was shaped initially by the gold mining industry whose influence was indelibly writ upon its architectural symbolism. This has however, been intermingled and covered over by the residue of ...
  • McEwen, Hugh (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2009)
    This paper aims to examine the possible cross pollination between music and architecture through two of the most successful proponents of this translation. Since by its very nature translation involves an interpretation ...
  • Steenkamp, Alta (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2009)
    This article responds to the current fascination around a possible connection between the Voortrekker Monument and Freemasonry. It aims to put forward a fact based argument and analysis to counter the subjective and ...
  • Steele, John (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2009)
    Since language evolved there has been an ongoing need for accurate terminology. With the passing of time English words, like those of other languages, have mutated in usage and meaning as ideas took on different aspects ...
  • Naude, Mauritz (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2009)
    Slate and shale are not usually considered as building stone for the construction of entire buildings in the vernacular farm architecture of the area north of the Vaal River (historically known as the Transvaal). Sandstone ...
  • Janse van Rensburg, Ariane (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2009)
    Stained glass occupies a conjunction between glass painting as art and windows as architectural components. Originating as a form of painting, it was an integrated element in the architectural design of gothic cathedrals. ...
  • Stupples, Peter (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2009)
    ‘Art’ was originally associated with sacral spaces for the enactment of rites that bound a community into a culture. The objects created as ‘art’ were also imitated by secular authorities, enacting their ceremonial rituals ...
  • Mugovhani, Ndwamato George (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2009)
    There is a decline in the performance and promotion of one of the significant African cultural heritage components, "Mbilamutondo" music. This heritage is facing possible extinction, and its disappearance may spell the ...
  • Mendoza, Marisela; Halion, Simon; Quek, Raymond (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2009)
    The present paper explores the correlations of music and architecture through a design studio project carried out by second year students of the Architecture programme at Nottingham Trent University in the United Kingdom. ...
  • Kruger, Runette (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2009)
    This article aims to interrogate Japanese theorist Sōetsu Yanagi’s philosophical writings on Zen Buddhism and Zen aesthetics (as expounded in his essays published in The unknown craftsman: a Japanese insight into beauty), ...
  • Proimos, Constantinos V. (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2009)
    Peter Eisenman’s relation with deconstruction and the work of Jacques Derrida, in particular, has been documented not solely by the architect himself but also by several other authors. However, the actual dialogue between ...