The Nature of Buildings

The Nature of Buildings at 151 Gallery 151 Jan Smuts Ave, Parkwood, Johannesburg 11th February –  30th March 2019 ‘The Nature of Buildings’ is a conversational showcase between two series of prints by artists Rhett Martyn and Mary Water. Both series, Martyn’s Horse Series and Wafer’s Ninth Floor series, explores the nature of buildings and […]

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DKW’s Canadian intern Lacia Vogel

My passion for printmaking began in 2009. I was studying fine arts at UBC Okanagan in Kelowna, BC, Canada, and I asked my advisor if there was a course I could take that would introduce me to digital photography while allowing me to continue developing my drawing skills. He suggested an introductory silkscreen course that […]

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Print of the Month (May 2018) Mary Wafer

This month’s print of the month was chosen by our current intern Sarah Hunkin, a student at the Wits University. Facade is part of a body of paintings and etchings titled Ninth Floor that continue Wafer’s interest in structural marginality and exclusion in contemporary South Africa. Following her previous inquiry into the Marikana massacre, Wafer’s research on […]

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What’s new at DKW? A display of prints and paintings curated by our staff 2016-08

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, […]

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It’s “gym time” as work gets physically demanding but strong backs and weak minds won’t cut it at AOM…

18.11.15 Blogger & photographer: Jessie Cohen At this time of year, printers at AOM are wrapping up projects from 2015. The atmosphere is light but focused. This week, Sbongiseni Khulu is printing the final editions of Mary Wafer’s Veneer with the help of Neo Mahlasela and Martin Motha. They work from a laser-engraved woodcut made from plywood, […]

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“In this profession, a millimetre matters”: Printing with precision at AOM

It’s another scorching day at AOM and printer Kim-Lee Loggenberg is in the workshop bright and early, ready to roll. This week Kim-Lee is editioning Mischa Fritsch’s “Pointless”. As with printmaking in general, the process is very specific and demanding of a well-trained eye. She begins by preparing the ink, checking for hard, dried pieces […]

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This week at David Krut Workshop

The week at DKW has been effervescent. With new works being produced for multiple artist’s simultaneously. Stephen Hobbs has been in studio, preparing for his upcoming solo show Permanent Culture, which will focus on printmaking and more specifically the subject of constructivism and dazzle camouflage. . Stephen hobbs in the workshop Robyn Penn has been […]

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NINTH FLOOR by Mary Wafer

David Krut Projects (DKP) Johannesburg is pleased to present ‘Ninth Floor’, a solo exhibition by Mary Wafer opening on Wednesday 24 June at 142 Jan Smuts Avenue in Parkwood. In detention-Chris van Wyk He fell from the ninth floor He hanged himself He slipped on a piece of soap while washing He hanged himself He […]

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MATRIX II

David Krut Projects, in association with The AVA Gallery, is pleased to present MATRIX II, an exhibition of works that sheds light on the processes of printmaking. Previously shown at David Krut Projects in Newlands, this second iteration of the exhibition coincides with the AVA/Strauss Open Printmaking Studio, which is to be held at the […]

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Along The Line – Group Painting Exhibition

    Thursday 12 March 2015  David Krut Projects Johannesburg (DKP) is pleased to announce Along the Line, a group exhibition of paintings by Maja Maljević, Robyn Penn, Mary Wafer and Quinten Edward Williams. Along the Line takes the notion of line and painting as a starting point for the four artists’ individual interpretations to unfold. Maja […]

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Carved: Relief Print Group Exhibitions

5 February – 6 March 2015 OPENING RECEPTION: 5 February at 6pm  David Krut Projects Johannesburg (DKP) is pleased to announce Carved, a group exhibition of woodcut and linocut relief prints made in the David Krut Print Workshop (DKW) at Arts on Main. In relief printing the artist sketches a composition on a block of material […]

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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 […]

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Place of Gold – Group Exhibition

The group exhibition Place of Gold opened at David Krut Print Workshop (DKW), Arts on Main (AOM) this Sunday, 5 October, as one of the fringe events surrounding the ABSA Joburg City Festival 2014.  The Festival, which took place from 2 – 5 October, celebrated the regeneration of Johannesburg and was hosted at several venues […]

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Ring the Changes – A Group Exhibition

15 September – 15 November 2014 David Krut Projects at the Montebello Design Centre is slowly evolving. Our response to the cold and wet Newlands winter this year was to make our space a bit warmer, more comfortable for ourselves and more inviting to our patrons. To accompany the altered space, we’re ringing the changes […]

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MATRIX

David Krut Projects Cape Town is pleased to present MATRIX, open 25 January – 9 March, an exhibition of editioned works from the David Krut Print Workshop (DKW) that sheds light on the processes of printmaking. The selection of works present a range of different intaglio and relief printing techniques and are exhibited alongside the […]

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The Undertones of Marikana – Mary Wafer: “Mine” Exhibiton Review

By Bronwyn Law- Viljoen. Published in the Mail and Guardian, 26 April 2013. No contemporary painter can engage landscape painting without feeling the significant weight of the history of this genre and the deeply contested nature of the subject it engages. How then does one proceed in the face of these multiple challenges without getting […]

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