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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  • Steyn, Carol (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2009)
    Aram Il’ich Khachaturyan was born in Tblisi, Georgia, and spent most of his life in Moscow, but when one visits Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, today, Khachaturyan is all around you. His music, itself steeped in Armenian ...
  • Geldenhuys, Daniel G. (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2009)
    This article deals with the three disciplines of architecture, sculptural art and music in relation to the cultural-historical presence of the medieval Romanesque churches in the Dordogne region in the south west of France. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Steyn, Gerald (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2009)
    Few countries have ever had the opportunity to rethink their architectural dogma as abruptly and radically as South Africa since the few years leading up to the democratic elections of 1994. With only a few exceptions, the ...
  • Olivier, Bert (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2009)
    It is a challenging task to think architecture and music together, given that they seem to be at opposite ends of the spectrum of arts. An attempt is nevertheless made to uncover what they have in common as arts, and ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Oppermann, Johann (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2009)
    At issue in this article is "History of the Main Complaint" (1996), which is the sixth film in Kentridge’s "Drawings for Projection" series (1989-1999). The discussion is centred on spatiotemporal manipulations employed ...
  • Editorial 
    Mare, Estelle Alma (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2009)
    Editorial to a special issue of SAJAH with the theme "Art/Architecture/Music".
  • 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 ...
  • 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".
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Wolff, Heinrich (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2009)
    The aim of this paper is to explore the dialectic of architectural representation within the context of post-liberation self-consciousness and to present some limits and opportunities that this debate offers. The tension ...
  • Van Graan, Andre (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2009)
    Following the introduction of the Slums Act by Central Government in 1934, the Cape Town City Council embarked on an ambitious public housing project linked to slum clearance being undertaken in the inner city areas of the ...