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, […]

July in Review – what have...

22.07.16 This month, we showcased a rich selection of contemporary artists at Turbine Art Fair (TAF), including Quinten Williams, Mary Wafer, Robyn Penn, Rhett Martyn, Maja Maljevic, Stephen Hobbs, Keneilwe Mokoena, Jaco van Schalkwyk, Senzo Shabangu, Mischa Fritsch, Mongezi Ncaphayi and Lorenzo Nassimbeni. A memorable moment was Robyn Penn’s TAF tour for kids, which had two main […]

DKW – A Week in Pictures

22/07/16 David Krut Workshop deals in images. So here is our week in pictures, documenting what we do best … RISD Interns, Joanna Cortez and Ryn Caddick assisted with printing Jaco van Schalkwyk’s work – mixing the inks and wiping the plates… Check in soon for an exclusive post on Ross, who has been with DKW for close to fourteen years […]

Circle of Friends by Mischa Frit...

MISCHA FRITSCH – Circle of Friends ON VIEW: 13 February – 2 April 2016 Montebello Design Centre gallery, Newlands RECEPTION: Saturday 27 February, 11am David Krut Projects is delighted to present Circle of Friends, an exhibition of works – old and new – from the studio of Mischa Fritsch. The installation aims to recreate a sense of […]

Cape Town Art Fair 2016

David Krut Projects – Stand C7 On View: Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) Friday 19th February to Sunday 21st February 11am – 8pm (Friday and Saturday) 11am – 6pm (Sunday) IMAGE: Aïda Muluneh – Romance is Dead, 80 x 80 cm, 2016 This year we are once again participating in the annual Cape Town Art Fair (CTAF). We are thrilled to […]

It’s “gym time” as work gets phy...

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, […]

“In this profession, a millimetr...

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 […]

Edition; Flatten; Crop; Bop: A m...

This week at the DKP workshop, the printers are in the final stages of editioning works by Mischa Fritsch, Mongezi Ncaphayi and Oliver Mayhew. Monday mornings mean seventies disco beats. While Diana Ross belts “Upside Down”, printers Kim-Lee Loggenberg, Sbongiseni Khulu and intern Martin Motha resume their collaborative dance to complete various projects at once. Contrary to the fast-paced […]

The storm before the calm: prepa...

Blogger: Jessie Cohen 29.10.15 This week, we are busy preparing for multiple exhibitions at DKP, opening next week on 5 November 2015 as part of First Thursdays. On Monday, Endale Desalegn – whose exhibition, “Two Social Pacifiers ጡጦ”, will be at the Parkwood gallery – came to the workshop to sign finished and flattened prints […]

Theodograph – an interacti...

Included in MATRIX II, currently showing at the AVA Gallery in Cape Town is an interactive sculpture by Mischa Fritsch. The sculpture comprises a long pole with a hardened steel pin protruding out the end of it. Underneath the pin is fixed a highly polished brass plate. Viewers are invited to look through a theodolite […]

Mischa Fritsch – David Kru...

Cape Town based artist , Mischa Fritsch began his “ Bungy Experiment ” at the David Krut Workshop (DKW). Fritsch is currently working on a new series of prints with the DKW. Fritsch and the DKW team engaged in a series of printmaking experiments, making use of site-specific interventions and techniques. With the work process being […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Benediction of Shade II

  The Benediction of Shade II – Joburg: City of Trees 1 November 2014 – 31 January 2015 http://issuu.com/davidkrutprojects/docs/tree_show_catalogue_nov_2014d David Krut Projects Johannesburg is pleased to present The Benediction of Shade II, a group exhibition featuring a large selection of artists who have engaged with the figure, idea or metaphor of the forest or the tree […]

Ring the Changes – A Group...

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 […]

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 […]

Mischa Fritsch at Pangolin Press

Mischa Fritsch at Pangolin Press

Mischa Fritsch has been working at Pangolin Press in Newlands, Cape Town, on a drypoint with engraving. To achieve the range of marks and tones Fritsch has used etching tools alongside jewellers tools and a rubber wheel tool to manipulate the surface of the plate. Below are some images from the studio.

2013 Year End Review

DKW 2013 Review features both work produced in collaboration with the printmakers at David Krut Print Workshop during the last year, as well as unique works created in the artist’s studios. Artists featured include Beth Diane Armstrong, Lynda Ballen, Mischa Fritsch, Haroon Gunn-Salie, Stephen Hobbs, William Kentridge, Vusi Khumalo, Maja Maljevic, Kate McCrickard, Robyn Penn, […]