Browsing South African Journal of Art History Volume 27 (2012) by Title

Browsing South African Journal of Art History Volume 27 (2012) by Title

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  • Steyn, Gerald (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2012)
    Le Corbusier (1887-1965), the famous Swiss-French artist, architect and town planner – celebrated as he is – is also widely criticised for allegedly dehumanising cities, ignoring the dignity of the individual and for ...
  • Steyn, Gerald (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2012)
    Since Le Corbusier so forcefully propagated a new urban and architectural dispensation, there is a misconception that he disregarded history and that he conceptualised projects rationally and without preconceived ideas. ...
  • Mare, Estelle Alma (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2012)
    It is argued that Leonardo da Vinci’s architectural designs are uniquely original due to his ability to connect ideas derived from a wide range of sources and his own empirical researches. This attempt at understanding ...
  • Van der Walt, Ralene; Breed, Ida (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2012)
    According to the World Health Organisation mental illnesses have consistently increased over the past century, resulting in undisputed social and economical consequences. The confinement of patients to mental institutions ...
  • Moodley, Nalini (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2012)
    During times of pain, trauma and disempowerment, the creative field of fine art affords an opportunity for communication and self-empowerment. In the 1980s, which was one of the most turbulent decades in South Africa’s ...
  • Roberts, Nick (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2012)
    Historically, there have been two primary ways of perceiving space that have been considered opposed to one another. First is the analytical, measured space of representation - the drawings and models architects make, ...
  • Van Heerden, Ariana; Munro, Marth (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2012)
    This article reports on a mixed method study of painting and drawing activities of professional artists utilizing semi-structured interviews documenting affective states. The experiential data was supplemented with ...
  • Van Staden, Pieter Schalk (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2012)
    This article investigates related themes of the Pre-Raphaelite artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882) in relation to his idealized representation of the human figure. Rossetti often represented the female figure in a ...
  • Hendrix, John (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2012)
    The contradiction between form and function should be seen as an important element in architecture. Modernist functionalism prioritized the necessity that form is seen as a consequence of function, adapting Louis Sullivan’s ...
  • Barker, A.A.J. (Arthur Adrian Johnson) (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2012)
    Gabriël (Gawie) Fagan (1925-) is a leading South African architect. His architecture is regionally rooted and can be described as a “new” architecture that mediates between a love of the Cape vernacular, functional ...
  • Olivier, Bert (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2012)
    What are the hidden underpinnings of what may broadly be described as ‘vigilante’ stories, such as those in popular television series or films? What leads one to suspect that there are such out-of-sight presuppositions on ...
  • Peters, Walter (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2012)
    The Voortrekker Monument at Winburg resulted from an open architectural competition held in 1964. This monument followed the national Voortrekker Monument depicting a shrine surrounded by a literal ox-wagon laager by Gerard ...
  • Mare, Estelle Alma (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2012)
    The aim of this article is to critique Martin Heidegger’s fourfold as a static concept and to reformulate it as a dynamic concept to be applied as a criterion to assess the architectural excellence of the temple complex ...