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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  • 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 ...
  • Wolff, Ilze (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2009)
    Cape Town’s Werdmuller Centre, an iconic modernist building designed by renowned architect, urbanist and teacher, Roelof Uytenbogaardt, is under threat of demolition. A questionable Heritage Impact Assessment conducted in ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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".
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...