Robyn Penn: The Map is Not the T...

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 III’. This print is one of a suite of three clouds that are part of Penn’s most recent collaboration with DKW, ‘The Cloud of Unknowing’. Penn, who recently opened an exhibition at […]

Poles of Ignorance III by Robyn ...

Poles of Ignorance is editioned differently each time to map various states of the cloud and to give the impression of atmospheric change around the image. Artist statement: “I find clouds to be a sublime reminder of human transience. They are ever-present, ever-changing forms and lend themselves to an immersion in the natural processes of […]

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, […]

The Map is not the Territory III...

The Map is not the Territory III  is at once a cloud, a map, a landscape, the ocean and simply a series of marks on a page. The work references Penn’s politicized fascination with clouds as symbols for global warming and grapples with philosophical ideas about subjective experience. The title of the work references scholar Alfred […]

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 – […]

DKP ask four women artists to re...

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 […]

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 […]

Tarred and Feathered III by Roby...

Tarred and Feathered is a unique drawing made with Indian ink, which was exhibited by David Krut at Turbine Art Fair 2016. Artist statement: “I find clouds to be a sublime reminder of human transience. They are ever-present, ever-changing forms and lend themselves to an immersion in the natural processes of transformation and dissolution” – Penn.

Tarred and Feathered I by Robyn ...

Tarred and Feathered is a unique drawing made with Indian ink, which was exhibited by David Krut at Turbine Art Fair 2016. Artist statement: “I find clouds to be a sublime reminder of human transience. They are ever-present, ever-changing forms and lend themselves to an immersion in the natural processes of transformation and dissolution” – Penn.

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 […]

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 […]

Robyn Penn exhibits at DKP ̵...

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 […]

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 […]

The Uncontrolled Experiment by R...

The Middle of Nowhere (Nauru) by...

The Middle of Nowhere (Nauru) refers to the dire situation in the Micronesian island, Nauru, where the population has been at the sharp end of climate change. According to the artist, “Nauru’s tragic fate shows us the impact of the unchecked experiment we are conducting on this Earth. We are on a tipping point where the […]

Robyn Penn on her largest cloud ...

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 […]

The Map is not the Territory II ...

The Map is not the Territory II is at once a cloud, a map, a landscape, the ocean and simply a series of marks on a page. The work references Penn’s politicized fascination with clouds as symbols for global warming and grapples with philosophical ideas about subjective experience. The title of the work references scholar Alfred Korzybski […]