Contemporary South African Print...

Contemporary South African Prints: DKW and I-Jusi

Contemporary South African Prints: DKW and I-Jusi March 2 – April 16, 2011 It is with great pleasure that David Krut Projects presents Contemporary South African Prints: DKW and I-Jusi. This exhibition features recent prints from David Krut Print Workshop, including works by Deborah Bell, William Kentridge, David Koloane, Maja Maljevic, Colbert Mashile, Diane Victor, […]

Gary Schneider : Nudes

Gary Schneider : Nudes January 20 – March 4, 2006 Renowned photographer Gary Schneider presents an extraordinary series of nudes. Each figure is photographed alone, and seems to materialize and float above a receding black ground. Each portrait looks somehow prehistoric; bearing the imprint of time as a result of the prolonged exposures that the […]


DAVID KRUT PROJECTS CELEBRATES 10 YEARS IN NEW YORK January 14 – February 19, 2011  PRESS RELEASE: Celebrating the last ten years in New York, the current exhibition at David Krut Projects, New York (DKNY) features works by Joseph Hart, Tom Huck, William Kentridge, Suzanne McClelland, Nnenna Okore, Gary Schneider and Diane Victor. Exposing New […]

Artist Talk by Gary Schneider at...

  May 29, 2014 –  South Africa–born, New York–based photographer Gary Schneider joined Kate Ezra, the Nolen Curator of Education and Academic Affairs, for a conversation about his work and South African contemporary art in the context of the student-curated exhibition Contemporary Art/South Africa at Yale University Art Galleries – New Haven, CT     […]

David Krut Projects at Joburg Ar...

David Krut Projects will be showcasing work by Bruce Backhouse, Gail Behrmann, Deborah Bell, Bronwen Findlay, Claire Gavronsky, Joseph Hart, Stephen Hobbs, William Kentridge, David Koloane, Lawrence Lemaoana, Maja Maljević, Colbert Mashile, Richard Penn, Robyn Penn, Rose Shakinovsky, Gary Schneider, Senzo Shabangu, Diane Victor, Mary Wafer and Jessica Webster at the Joburg Art Fair at Booth […]

Gary Schneider, Skin

July 28 – September 10, 2011 Opening 28 July 2011 from 2pm until late, with the opening reception at 6pm Walkabout with the artist Saturday 30 July at 11am A catalogue of the exhibition, written by Kate McCrickard, will be available.   David Krut Projects is pleased to present Skin, photographer Gary Schneider’s first solo […]

Gary Schneider and David Krut

David Krut met the photographer Gary Schneider in 2000 while curating an exhibition of William Kentridge’s prints for New York City’s Gracie mansion. Since that time they have developed a close friendship. In 2002, David sensed a potential for photogravure printmaking in Gary’s alluring, atmospheric images and invited him to work in his New York […]

Gary Schneider – Genetic S...

Mask Self-Portrait, 1999 “At the end of 1996 I was invited to make a response to the Human Genome Project. I decided that I would make a diagnostic genetic self-portrait. I met with Dr. Dorothy Warburton, a geneticist at the Cytogenetics Laboratory at Columbia Presbyterian and through Dr. Warburton I made contact with other scientists […]

Gary Schneider – Nudes

“In 1989 I began working in total darkness, using a small flashlight as the sole light source to create a series of close-up portraits of friends’ faces. By the end of 2001 I had become so adept at counting light that it became possible to sustain an exposure for the hour or so required to […]

Gary Schneider – Full Expo...

Cate McQuaid, Boston Globe Gary Schneider’s life-size photographs of nudes at Howard Yezerski Gallery are more portraits than they are nudes.  That is to say, Schneider does not focus on formal beauty, but on psychological vulnerability, and the results are exquisitely moving.  He has his subjects lie on black velvet, hands on their thighs, and […]

Gary Schneider Biography

Gary Schneider Biography

Gary Schneider was born in South Africa and moved to New York where has lived since 1977. He has a Bachelor of Fine Art from the Michaelis School of Fine Art in Cape Town and a Master of Fine Art from Pratt Institute in New York. In the 1970’s Gary worked in the theatre of […]

Gary Schneider ‘Art on Pap...

Faye Hirsch may 2002 Gary Schneider, Rose 1989 (2001) a photogravure with chine colle in an edition of 25 plus five artist’s proofs and two printer’s proofs. Gary Schneider, Rose 1989 (2001) a photogravure with chine colle in an edition of 25 plus five artist’s proofs and two printer’s proofs. It measures 25×29-1/2 in. (paper) […]

Gary Schneider – Portraits

by Deborah Martin Kao Considered one of the most thought-provoking photographers practicing today, South African-born Gary Schneider creates unique luminescent portraits that transform their specific subject matter and probe the enigmatic character of identity. This remarkable book is the first to examine Schneider’s innovative portrait work. Deborah Martin Kao discusses Schneider’s re-presentation of nineteenth-century studio […]

Gary Schneider – Handbook

HandBook 20 x 25 cm 120 pgs 56 Images Limited-Edition Artist Book and Print by Gary Schneider HandBook is a print-on-demand artist book. It is the culmination of seventeen years of Schneider’s commitment to making portraits of hands without the use of a camera. In this form, HandBook traces a unique thread that connects the […]

Gary Schneider’s Handprint...

Basil Jones, 2011                                        Adrian Kohler, 2011 127 x 101.6 cm                                           127 x 101.6 cm Edition of 5                                                   Edition of 5 “I have made handprint-portraits since 1993. I consider them to be as expressive as any portrait of a face, more private, and possibly more revealing. I borrow the handprint form from the caves […]