Checkerboard Room Exhibition | Kind of Blue Extension

Checkerboard Room Exhibition KIND OF BLUE | EXTENSION November 2019 – February 2020 Welcome to THE BLUE HOUSE, home of the David Krut Bookstore and Gallery. Our Checkerboard Room Exhibition is an extension of KIND OF BLUE, a group exhibition at 142 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood, on show from 16 November 2019 until 18 January 2020. […]

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The Print Club launched in collaboration with Mesh Club at the Keyes art Mile

MESH CLUB is extremely proud to partner with David Krut Projects to bring together a collection dedicated exclusively to printed works of art on paper. Installed throughout MESH, ON PAPER features unique and editioned works by fourteen emerging, mid-career and established South African artists. Abstract, figurative, text-based and even conceptual, the works on view span a range of genres and styles […]

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Print of the Month | November 2018 – Robyn Penn ‘Cloud of Unknowing’

  Joburg-based multimedia artist Robyn Penn has collaborated with David Krut Workshop (DKW) since 2011 and has had a number of solo exhibitions with David Krut Projects (DKP), such as Pretty World, Exit and Echo. Penn’s work stems from a fascination with cloud formations, ranging from atomic bomb clouds, implosion clouds, volcanic ash clouds to […]

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The Proof is in the Printmaking

Explaining Proofs in printmaking at the David Krut Workshop (DKW) At the David Krut Workshop (DKW) we specialize in edition printing of intaglio (see further terms in glossary), relief (linoleum and woodcut) as well as making unique works in Monotype. During a project the artist is invited to spend time in the Workshop with the […]

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Robyn Penn: The Map is Not the Territory I and II

Blogger: Rachel van Blydenstein Printer Kim-Lee Loggenberg is immersed in the completion of Robyn Penn’s latest edition, The Map is Not the Territory I and II. These prints are part of a suite of three clouds that make up Penn’s most recent collaboration with DKW, ‘The Cloud of Unknowing‘. Penn, who recently opened an exhibition at […]

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365 Days of Projects and Collaborations

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 […]

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DEBORAH BELL | WILLIAM KENTRIDGE | DIANE VICTOR

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, […]

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Who are DKP featuring at the FNB Joburg Art Fair? 2016-09

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 – […]

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DKP ask four women artists to reflect on the impact of their gender on their art 2016-09

02.09.16 Blogger: Jessie Cohen To celebrate Women’s Month, the DK Bookstore hosted an exhibition of all-women artists, which is on display for just a few more days. To mark this moment, I interviewed four female artists who we represent to gage how they perceive their gender to impact their practice. The responses vary – from reflections on the female subject position during […]

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Master printer feature: Jillian Ross 2016-10

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 […]

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A Cape Town Colleague’s Visit to the Golden City

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 […]

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July in Review – what have the DKP team and our associated artists been up to?

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 […]

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Robyn Penn exhibits at DKP – “Cloud of Unknowing” (2016)

Cloud of Unknowing Currently on at DKP: Robyn Penn David Krut Projects presents Cloud of Unknowing, a solo exhibition of hauntingly beautiful and challenging work by Robyn Penn.   This ambitious, multimedia exhibition tackles the uncomfortable truths around climate change in the form of paintings, prints and sculpture. For Penn, “climate change is the elephant in […]

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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 […]

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Robyn Penn on her largest cloud painting: “Epitaph”

30/06/16 Last week, Robyn Penn opened her solo show, Cloud of Unknowing, at DKP Parkwood. On the back wall of the gallery hangs a single painting, Epitaph (150 x 200cm). It is a giant depiction of a lone cloud and, like the other cloud paintings that surround it, Epitaph is a serious labour of love.  But, unlike the other paintings, this image […]

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Cloud of Unknowing by Robyn Penn

David Krut Projects presents Cloud of Unknowing, a solo exhibition of hauntingly beautiful and challenging work by Robyn Penn.   This ambitious, multimedia exhibition tackles the uncomfortable truths around climate change in the form of paintings, prints and sculpture. For Penn, “climate change is the elephant in the room, which we can’t afford to ignore […]

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A fabulous foundry visit with Robyn Penn

Blogger: Jessie Cohen 07/06/16 This week, we caught up with Robyn Penn at the Workhorse Bronze Foundry to see how her intriguing sculpture of a carbon cloud is coming along. Penn is exhibiting at DKP Parkwood later this month. Her latest body of work reflects on the controversial topic of climate change denial, featuring paintings, prints and this […]

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Nearing the finish line: Robyn Penn on her latest cloud prints

This week, Robyn Penn came to DKW to continue developing her mezzotints, which are set to feature in her exhibition at DKP Parkwood next month. Two small mezzotints form one piece, titled Two Poles of Ignorance, and will be printed next to each other to mimic the three-dimensional qualities of a stereograph. Penn is re-working the plates at various stages to create a series […]

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