Browsing South African Journal of Art History Volume 18 (2003) by Issue Date

Browsing South African Journal of Art History Volume 18 (2003) by Issue Date

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  • Marschall, Sabine M. (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2003)
    Two years ago, a competition was held for a Heroes' Monument to be erected in Durban, as part of the City's wider initiative to celebrate the heritage of those previously marginalized and redress imbalances of the past. ...
  • Steele, John (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2003)
    Extensive archaeological excavations in southern Africa during the past century have revealed a richly described heritage of widely distributed First-Millennium (C.E.) Agriculturist ceramics. In viewing both artefacts and ...
  • Van Vuuren, Chris J. (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2003)
    The 1986 plane crash of former Mozambican president Samora Machel and the erection of a monument at Mbuzini have raised questions about the transformation of memory as a repository of oral tradition, its conversion into ...
  • Steyn, Carol (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2003)
    The purpose of this article is twofold: to make known the publication of a comprehensive catalogue of the medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the Grey Collection of the National Library, Cape Town, and to give an ...
  • Steyn, Gerald; Roodt, André (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2003)
    Vernacular African settlements and buildings are widely appreciated for their human scale, aesthetic clarity and harmony with nature. But this appreciation appears to be limited to their iconic and picturesque qualities, ...
  • Allen, N.P.L. (Nicholas P.L.); Mare, Estelle Alma (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2003)
    The cover of this SAJAH features "Soho at Table" by William Kentridge, 1989, charcoal and pastel.
  • Lomax, Lawrence (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2003)
    This paper proposes a pragmatic means to evaluate the degree of permeability of different ceramic shell moulds using a low cost practical method as compared to a more sophisticated hot permeability method. The proposed ...
  • Van Tonder, Gert J.; Lyons, M. J. (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2003)
    We interpret Japanese rock garden design, from a visual psychological stance, to understand how and why design effects are achieved, and how this may relate to the sense of calm typically evoked in these gardens. We found ...
  • Steyn, Gerald (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2003)
    Africa's building traditions are under threat. There is a real need to subject them to rigorous scientific investigation to support conservation and explore indigenous knowledge systems. But the taxonomy is still immature ...
  • Oppermann, Johann (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2003)
    Both Johannesburg and Paris are great cities that played important roles in the private life of William Kentridge. Kentridge was born in Johannesburg and is still living there. It is mainly a mining city with visible ...
  • Olivier, Bert (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2003)
    This paper addresses the question of kitsch by interpreting it as "bad" art of a particular kind. It draws mainly, but not exclusively, on Karsten Harries's phenomenological exploration of kitsch to provide a framework ...
  • Shaw, R.W. (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2003)
    This article is the product of continued research in Vergil's pictorial imagery, a topic addressed earlier in a paper on the Laocoon episode of the Aeneid, which appeared in the 2001 edition of SAJAH. The poet's visual ...
  • De Villiers Human, Suzanne (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2003)
    A visual argument is put forward by means of the association of motifs related to the image of the Fool and its metaphorical meanings, like many mirrors reflecting into one another. This method of shaping [an] argument by ...
  • Economou, Inge (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2003)
    Graphic design in the contemporary era (postmodernity) seems to be in a state of diversity and pluralism as designers produce work without any unifying stylistic or theoretical principles. Although designers frequently ...
  • Konik, Adrian (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2003)
    This article investigates how Aronofsky's Pi (1998) subverts the visual language of mainstream cinema and the mass media at both an overt level, through the use of alienating techniques that encourage the audience to ...
  • Mare, Estelle Alma (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2003)
    The first group of El Greco's paintings discussed in this article are all naturalistic representations of the Annunciation theme and are chosen from his Italian period. The examples of his later paintings are chosen from ...
  • Olivier, Bert (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2003)
    This article addresses important insights concerning architecture on the part of the philosopher Karsten Harries, as well as issues raised by various contributors in a recent book on the aftermath of the September 11 attacks ...
  • Fisher, Roger C.; Allen, N.P.L. (Nicholas P.L.); Mare, Estelle Alma; Steyn, Gerald; Van den Berg, Dirk Johannes (Art Historical Group of South Africa, 2003)
    In this article Moerdijk's early architectual career is paralleled with the chronological sequence of texts that express his concerns with developing an authentic South African style. In these we discover those significant ...