Browsing South African Journal of Art History Volume 29 (2014) by Issue Date

Browsing South African Journal of Art History Volume 29 (2014) by Issue Date

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  • Olivier, Bert; Mare, Estelle Alma (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2014)
    This paper explores the variegated spatial meanings of “the city” by way of Michel de Certeau’s reflections on “walking in the city” as part of “the practice of everyday life”, which he conceives of as allowing people ...
  • Derntl, Maria Fernanda; Mare, Estelle Alma (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2014)
    From the mid-18th century on, the number of images of towns and villages of the Portuguese colony in South America increased steadily and showed noticeably similar urban features. These images have been presented in ...
  • Steyn, Gerald; Mare, Estelle Alma (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2014)
    Architects are adamant that academic qualifications are a prerequisite for design competence. It is therefore ironic that vernacular architecture is having a significant impact on contemporary architectural design ...
  • Bhana, Poorvi; Stevens, Ingrid; Mare, Estelle Alma (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2014)
    This article focuses on the work of two contemporary artists and the ways in which their work can be shown to relate to Zen Buddhist philosophies and aesthetics. It aims to examine the interpretation of Western art by ...
  • Green, David; Mare, Estelle Alma (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2014)
    Colonisation as an ongoing process continues to obfuscate the real identity of a culture “becoming” in Aotearoa/New Zealand. In writing about aspects of my arts practice I touch upon certain Hericlitean, Platonic, and ...
  • Kruger, Runette; Mare, Estelle Alma (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2014)
    Lewis Mumford makes the case that the first (western) utopia was a City, and that the first (western) City was a utopia, and David Harvey similarly iterates that “[t]he figures of ‘the city’ and of ‘Utopia’ have long ...
  • Mare, Estelle Alma (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2014)
    This article expounds Edmond Bacon’s “principle of the second man”, formulated in his Design of Cities (1967), as a criterion for judging the addition of another building or additional architectural structures a on a ...
  • Labuschagne, Pieter; Mare, Estelle Alma (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2014)
    The Women’s Monument that was erected in Bloemfontein during 1913 fulfilled a strong urge by prominent Afrikaner leaders, such as President Steyn, to commemorate the sacrifices made by women and children during the Anglo ...
  • Mare, Estelle Alma; Mare, Estelle Alma (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2014)
    A visual rhetorical interpretation of the design and symbolism of the pedimented main facade of the Parthenon on the Athenian Acropolis is based on a schematic geometric diagram of Plato’s “Creation Myth”, as described ...
  • Louw, Mike; Mare, Estelle Alma (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2014)
    There have always been links between food and architecture, but the connections between Slow Food and Slow Architecture that are explored here could highlight a number of lessons learned and shared between these two ...
  • Noble, J.A. (Jonathan); Mare, Estelle Alma (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2014)
    This paper considers the legacy of historicism and debates within modern/post-modern historiography – especially in the work of Keith Jenkins, Michael Podro and Hayden White – and discusses how these crucial perspectives ...
  • De Lange, Rudi W; Mare, Estelle Alma (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2014)
    Misleading slimming advertisements are a prominent visual feature in South African magazines that target young women. These commercial messages are particularly pervasive in magazines that focus on health, fitness, and ...
  • Goosen, Moya; Mare, Estelle Alma (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2014)
    The French poststructuralist Baudrillard’s (1981; 1983; 1976 and 1994) conceptualisation of the simulacrum entails the philosophical-theoretical exploration of the deconstruction and simultaneous realisation of the real. ...
  • Rathbone, Louisemarié; Lotz, Colette; Mare, Estelle Alma (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2014)
    This article presents an interpretation of the nun-like figures in Ian Marley and Wessie van der Westhuizen’s artist’s book Nunology. The nun-like figures, all with names that suggest puns of some sort, comprise the cast ...
  • Marley, Ian; Swanepoel, Rita; Mare, Estelle Alma (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2014)
    This article explores the possibility that the participatory paradigm might be an appropriate research paradigm for creative practitioners to produce practice-led research. In the context of multi-practitioner arts-related ...
  • Greyling, Franci; Mare, Estelle Alma (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2014)
    Kunstenaarsboeke as multimodale en gelaagde werke is ʼn kunsvorm waardeur konkrete, abstrakte en konseptuele ruimte op ʼn besondere wyse vergestalt kan word, en as sodanig kan dit ook vereenselwig word met ʼn bepaalde sin ...
  • Du Preez, Linda; Mare, Estelle Alma (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2014)
    This article uses a rhizomatic approach to explore how the artist acquired experiential knowledge and insight through the experience and practice of making the expressive artefact “Hollow” (2011). Sullivan argues, “the ...
  • Strydom, Richardt; Goosen, Moya; Mare, Estelle Alma (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2014)
    Dismotief (dis-motif) is an interdisciplinary production that explores masculinity, identity and language. The collaborative exhibition, held in the Potchefstroom City Hall in 2012, encompassed poetry, visual art and ...
  • Naude, Mauritz; Mare, Estelle Alma (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2014)
    Industrial buildings and structures are not usually associated with the discipline of architecture but rather with civil engineering. However, industrial structures form an important part of the manmade landscape of the ...
  • Strydom, Richardt; Mare, Estelle Alma (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2014)
    At the time of their making, colonial paintings were considered objective accounts of actual places and situations. Contemporary redress of colonial depictions contends however that such representations were culturally ...