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Print Matters 2014/15 Catalogue digital and hard copy :


C L I C K   I M A G E   F O R    P R E  S A L E S

O F   C O L L E C T O R S',   S U B S C R I B E R S'   A N D   S T A N D A R D  

H A R D   A N D   S O F T   C O V E R   E D I T I O N S

T W O   W O R L D S   I N   F O U R   D E C A D E S

a  Retrospective Exhibition of works 1984 - 2014

by Clifford Mpai

at the Liebrecht Gallery

34 Oudehuis Street, Somerset West

Opening 23 October 2014 at 6 for 6:30 - until 20 November 2014

A V A I L A B L E   N O W

D E C E M B E R    2 0 1 4    R E L E A S E:

Frank Spears - the Painter

Book launch with retrospective exhibition

at the Irma Stern Museum, Cape Town

Saturday 6 December 2014


Where does Flamenco come from?

How did it develop?

Why is it one of the few dance forms that

continues to seduce audiences worldwide

in the 21st Century?

...a unique and authentic guide to a dance spirit

greater than its practitioners ...







South African Flowering Trees - a botanical adventure through history by Rob Wood


Many books are written about trees, but few give a complete picture:

what do they look like? Where do they come from? How do they grow?

What are their uses for man, animals, birds and insects?

How have their names changed over time?


Coming soon:

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Publishing Print Matters publishes books on South African art, craft and heritage with a particular focus on those artists, craftspeople and individuals who have been overlooked yet made an impact on South African culture: they have stories to tell and vision to share that can empower our youth and restore pride in our collective heritage.


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