Subtle differences | Chine collé

This technique is sometimes so subtle, to the untrained eye it could go completely unnoticed, however the effect it can have on a print can be crucial to the finish of an image. But what is Chine collé? Roughly translated from French: Chine = thin tissue and collé = glue or paste. The word Chine […]

365 Days of Projects and Collabo...

365 DAYS OF PROJECTS AND COLLABORATIONS DK Projects Year-End Show 1 December 2016 – 30 January 2017 David Krut Projects (DKP) presents 365 days of collaborations and projects. This exhibition is to showcase the variety of works and artists; paintings, prints, drawings and sculpture; in their diversity, integrity and intricacy. This exhibition is a window […]

DEBORAH BELL | WILLIAM KENTRIDGE...

10 December 2016 – 28 January 2017 Installation Images David Krut Projects Cape Town is delighted to be presenting its 2016 year-end exhibition of works by Deborah Bell, William Kentridge and Diane Victor. Under the guidance of master printer Jillian Ross, David Krut Workshop (DKW) continues to produce projects as part of an ongoing collaboration, […]

What went down at the FNB Joburg...

12.09.16 Blogger: Jessie Cohen From the moment the FNB Joburg Art Fair (JAF) kicked off, we had a fabulous range of responses to the prints, paintings and photographs on display at our various booths… From fellow painters admiring Jacob van Schalkwyk‘s use of colour and texture to curious high-school students enquiring about what happens with the woodblocks once the full edition of William […]

Who are DKP featuring at the FNB...

09.2016 Blogger: Jessie Cohen This year, David Krut Projects is proud to showcase South African and Ethiopian artists across 4 separate booths at the FNB Joburg Art Fair – 9-11 September – at the Sandton Convention Centre. 1 – The Aida Muluneh Booth is showcasing works from two different series’ by the Ethiopian artist: The world is 9 and The wolf you feed. Aida Muluneh 2 – […]

Master printer feature: Jillian ...

28.10.16 Blogger: Jessie Cohen Master printer feature: Jillian Ross For profiling Ross, she suggested I begin by painting a picture of the workshop – past and present – as a prelude to describing her role as master printer and workshop manager… On entering David Krut Workshop (DKW), one is confronted by a whirring maze of creative activity. DKW was one of […]

What’s new at DKW? A displ...

08/08/16 Blogger: Jessie Cohen (JC) There is a new display of work on the walls at DKW – a combination of prints, paintings and mixed media curated by our staff, Noma Ngwenya (NN) and Sbongiseni Khulu (SK). Ngwenya and Khulu took me on a walkabout to explain the logic behind the display. To set the scene, […]

A Cape Town Colleague’s Vi...

David Krut Projects Cape Town can get icy in winter. We had our annual break for the first two weeks of July, right after The Deer Little Market and I spent the holiday in my home town, Johannesburg. I felt like a very at-home foreigner. There’s so much going on in this golden city, in […]

Fling. Fall. Fly: An inspiring s...

Blogger: Jessie Cohen 23.06.16 “I’m getting out the house and flinging myself into a crazy swim. If I start drowning, come save me” – Lorenzo Nassimbeni These are the words of emerging architect-come-artist Lorenzo Nassimbeni, who is creatively transitioning from architecture to fine art. Changing gear means “renegotiating my relationship to line – engaging a looseness and […]

by Lorenzo Nassimbeni

On view 3 March – 4 April 2016 DAVID KRUT BOOKSTORE 151 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood, Johannesburg Opening 6pm 3 March 2016 Nassimbeni recently spent time at David Krut Workshop to produce a series of highly technical and conceptually challenging aquatint etchings. Nassimbeni harbours a fascination with South Africa’s troubled narrative of social change in relation […]

Architectural Printmaking with L...

Blogger: Jessie Cohen 10.10.15 On entering the AOM workshop, architect-come-fine-artist Lorenzo Nassimbeni is already in work mode, pacing with a mug and a pen while eyeballing his prints, which are in their early stages. It is Nassimbeni’s third time in the workshop and he is raring to go. The artist is working on two parallel […]

AOM: Control is the word

Activities (and weather conditions) are heating up at AOM before we shut our doors for 2015. The team multi-task in order to complete their projects for the year. They start by working individually to tie up loose ends. Kim-Lee Loggenberg finishes editioning two small prints by Mischa Fritsch. She uses Chine-collé and backing paper. Here is a sneak […]

The Cape Town Art Fair 2015

David Krut Projects – Stand P10 ON VIEW: Thursday 26 February to Sunday 1st March 10am – 8pm (Thursday – Saturday) 10am – 6pm (Sunday) David Krut Projects is pleased to be participating again in the annual Cape Town Art Fair (CTAF). This year CTAF will be taking place at the V&A Waterfront and will […]

Lorenzo Nassimbeni at David Krut...

  ‘Replenish’, Ink on paper, 20 x 25 cm, 2014. Lorenzo Nassimbeni reflects on his formative experience of working with David Krut Projects at the D.K.P Workshop in Johannesburg. He frames this influential engagement around his own practice and articulates his artistic direction in view of the recent opening of ‘City Below’, which is his […]

Do Nothing – A Group Exhib...

3 December 2014 – 17 January 2015 OPENING RECEPTION: Wednesday 3 December, 6pm with a talk and performance by Derek Gripper Featuring: Derek Gripper, Mischa Fritsch, Michael Amery, Bronwen Findlay, Lars Fischedick, William Kentridge, Lorenzo Nassimbeni, Mongezi Ncaphayi, Sean Slemon, Diane Victor, Jeremy Wafer, Quinten Williams “The best plan…is true non-action, it is no plan […]

Mongezi Ncaphayi, Lorenzo Nassim...

Artists Mongezi Ncaphayi, Lorenzo Nassimbeni and Quinten Williams were in the David Krut Workshop (DKW) recently to create new works in collaboration with the DKW printers. Ncaphayi created striking new plates – considered abstract compositions in his characteristic soft colours. As recipient of the Gerard Sekoto prize at the 2013 Absa L’Atelier Awards, Mongezi will […]

Cape Town Art Fair 2014

David Krut Projects will be showcasing work by Stephen Hobbs, William Kentridge, Mischa Fritsch, Diane Victor, Senzo Shabangu and Deborah Bell among others at the Cape Town Art Fair from the 27th of February to the 2nd of March 2014 at the BMW Pavilion, V&A Waterfront, stand G3. The Cape Town Art Fair will host […]

Lorenzo Nassimbeni at DKW

Lorenzo Nassimbeni at DKW

The work of architect Lorenzo Nassimbeni is unique in its focus on the area where the disciplines of architecture and fine art meet. The practical methodology which he employs is powerful, describing the essence of his primary inspiration, the ‘urban landscape.’ Across the media of wallcovering, fabric design, mural design and fine art, his portfolio […]