Imprint: Selected Editions and W...

David Krut Projects is pleased to present IMPRINT, a selection of editions and works on paper by local and international artists, running from 10 December 2011 until 24 March 2012. The definitions of the word “imprint” encapsulate the central tenets of the show. All works have in common the fact of their production through various […]

Monotype Project

MONOTYPE PROJECT (2010) Monotype Project was established at David Krut Print Workshop (DKW) as a means of exposing artists and to give them an opportunity to collaborate with a professional printmaker, in a dynamic and vibrant environment. The project workshops were launched on the 16th July 2010. DKW is an experimental intaglio printmaking workshop with […]

Jessica Webster, I Knew You In T...

JESSICA WEBSTER – I KNEW YOU IN THIS DARK 30 JULY – 29 AUGUST 2009 The show was opened by Professor Penny Siopis David Krut Projects is pleased to present young Johannesburg artist Jessica Webster on the occasion of her MAFA graduation exhibition. Four years of rigorous academic study and studio practice culminate in a […]

Cross-Currents

Cross-Currents, showing at David Krut Projects Cape Town from 31 July – 25 August 2012, presents a selection of works that draw on ideas of the sea, literally – as in, how do we relate to the sea and how have we related to it over time – and metaphorically – what does the sea […]

Cross-Currents – Jessica W...

Cross-Currents – Jessica Webster writes on The Sea

I have always had some misgivings about the sea. These misgivings are more or less the same when someone speaks to me of the ocean. Or not less, but there are differences between the misgivings I have of the sea and the ocean. When someone speaks to me of the ocean I think of much […]

Cross-Currents, 31 July – 25 Aug...

Cross-Currents, 31 July – 25 August 2012

Cross-Currents, showing at David Krut Projects Cape Town from 31 July – 25 August 2012, presents a selection of works that draw on ideas of the sea, literally – as in, how do we relate to the sea and how have we related to it over time – and metaphorically – what does the sea […]

David Krut Projects Cape Town &#...

Cross-Currents, showing at David Krut Projects Cape Town from 31 July – 25 August 2012, presents a selection of works that draw on ideas of the sea, literally – as in, how do we relate to the sea and how have we related to it over time – and metaphorically – what does the sea […]

Jessica Webster, Mainly Benoni. ...

Following her 2011 residency at the Nirox Foundation, Webster presents her latest body of work, which continues to investigate the ways in which a painting can be said to exists in two states simultaneously. In one instance, a painting exists as a physical entity: pigments on canvas that create a textured and layered physical surface. […]

Jessica Webster Walkabout at NIR...

Please join us for a walkabout and question & answer session with the artist as Jessica Webster takes us through her latest body of work on the exhibition Mainly Benoni. And Paintings. The exhibition opened at NIROX Projects at Arts on Main, Johannesburg, on Sunday 22 January 2012 and will run until mid February. The walkabout […]

Jessica Webster Walkabout at NIR...

Jessica Webster Walkabout at NIROX Projects, Johannesburg

Jessica Webster will conduct a walkabout and question & answer session about her latest body of work on the exhibition Mainly Benoni. And Paintings. The exhibition opened at NIROX Projects at Arts on Main, Johannesburg, on Sunday 22 January 2012 and will run until mid February. The walkabout will take place at the projects space on Sunday […]

Mainly Benoni. And Paintings: an...

Following her 2011 residency at the Nirox Foundation, Webster presents her latest body of work, which continues to investigate the ways in which painting exists in two states simultaneously. In one instance, a painting exists as a physical entity – pigments on canvas that create a textured and layered physical surface. In the other instance, […]

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 […]

IMPRINT: Selected Editions and W...

IMPRINT: Selected Editions and Works on Paper, Installation Images

David Krut Projects is pleased to present IMPRINT, a selection of editions and works on paper by local and international artists, running from 10 December 2011 until 28 January 2012. The installation of works in IMPRINT is reminiscent of 19th century salon hangings, in which artwork is placed almost from floor to ceiling. The visual […]

Jessica Webster – Artist’s Talk ...

Despite to the sudden cold snap and rainy weather, there was a good turnout for Jessica Webster’s artist talk for her exhibition, Original Skin, at David Krut Projects. She chose to open the talk with a fitting quote, considering her highly intellectual approach to her ‘body’ of work: “Art has every right to be challenging, […]

Artist Walkabout with Jessica We...

Please join us for a walkabout with Jessica Webster on Saturday 16 April, 12 noon, as she speaks about her latest body of work Original Skin. The walkabout will take place at David Krut Projects, 142 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood, Johannesburg. The exhibition includes a selection of works on paper and paintings which explore modernist notions […]

Q&A Session with Jessica We...

Q&A Session with Jessica Webster about ‘Original Skin’

Jessica Webster Interviewed by Juliet White David Krut Projects, Johannesburg, January 2011   How would you frame this body of prints in relation to your concerns as a contemporary painter? Critical painting can evoke a special kind of visuality and affect that slips and escapes the attempt to find a linguistic equivalent, and this to […]

Jessica Webster, Original Skin

Jessica Webster – Original Skin at David Krut Projects, Parkwood Opening: Thursday 24th March at 6 pm, at David Krut Projects, 140 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood, Johannesburg. Jessica Webster lives and works in Johannesburg. She obtained her BA Fine Arts degree from the Michaelis School of Art at the University of Cape Town and completed […]

After hours, skin on Somerset Ve...

After hours, skin on Somerset Velvet

Jessica Webster arrived just after five, we planned to work after hours to avoid the embarrassment of nude confrontations with staff members.  Jess wanted to work on a large format, so I marked out a full sheet of Somerset Velvet on the underside of the perspex covering the press bed.  She decided to work in […]