The Shrunken Forest

Trees call to mind big leafy structures over our heads, like the Oak trees that surround the Montebello Design Centre, where the exhibition is held.  Yet inside the gallery, a miniature world of these majestic forms is offered to us.  The representations and imaginings of the trees are on a small scale. The sculptures are […]

The Benediction of Shade

ON VIEW: 11 May – 31 August 2013 OPENING RECEPTION: 11 May, 11am with a performance by||Hui !Gaeb di Khoen (Cape Town’s People) featuring !Hunib !Gû-Kheosab (Bradlox Vans) on vocals & !Nomab Boesman (Colin Meyer) on mouth bow LECTURE SERIES: Saturday 3 August – Christopher Swift talks about his “Umlungu” series of etchings. Saturday 17 […]

Conflict Zones: The Language of ...

“There looms within abjection, one of those violent, dark revolts of being, directed against a threat that seems to emanate from an exorbitant outside or inside, ejected beyond the scope of the possible, the tolerable, the thinkable. It lies there, quite close, but it cannot be assimilated.”[1] ‘The power of memory is prodigious. It is…vast, […]

Imprint: Selected Editions and W...

David Krut Projects is pleased to present IMPRINT, a selection of editions and works on paper by local and international artists, running from 10 December 2011 until 24 March 2012. The definitions of the word “imprint” encapsulate the central tenets of the show. All works have in common the fact of their production through various […]

Ryan Arenson, Hard Work

Line, mark-making, and drawing play an integral part in Arenson’s creative process. This exhibition is based on a selection of work spanning the last 15 years of Arenson’s career. It is the artist’s hope that the works assembled here allows the viewer insight into his concerns and process, which help contextualise his current body of […]

Swamp Eyes

A curated exhibition of works on paper that contemplate the external, natural world from a set of aesthetic dimensions. Bringing nature and culture into alliance, these works explore the natural and cultural with wit and sensitive observation. From the raised surface of the etched line to thoughtful use of colour, the works are emphatically physical […]

Conflict Zones: The Language of ...

Conflict Zones: The Language of War – installation views

Conflict Zones: The Language of War brings together works on paper by Ryan Arenson, William Kentridge, Diane Victor and Alastair Whitton with a common theme of warfare. For as long as we have fought with one another, we have been fascinated by our fighting, in equal proportions to the violence we inflict upon each other. […]

IMPRINT: Selected Editions and W...

IMPRINT: Selected Editions and Works on Paper, Installation Images

David Krut Projects is pleased to present IMPRINT, a selection of editions and works on paper by local and international artists, running from 10 December 2011 until 28 January 2012. The installation of works in IMPRINT is reminiscent of 19th century salon hangings, in which artwork is placed almost from floor to ceiling. The visual […]

Ryan Arenson, Book of Ruth

16 October – 10 November 2008 In his first sustained engagement with printmaking, Ryan Arenson has created a body of work at DKW that will be included in a solo show at David Krut Projects. Drawing on two seminal works by Dürer and Picasso, Arenson has translated a series of his own exquisitely detailed drawings […]