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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DKP proudly present cutting edge talk series: Architecture-meets-Art (AMA)

05/07/16 On Saturday 16 July the successful talk series Architecture-meets-Art (AMA) moves location, from the David Krut Bookstore in Parkwood to the Edoardo Villa House in Kew. Public artist Stephen Hobbs conceptualised the series out of a passion for architecture and a perceived need to bridge the gap between architecture and art in the context […]

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Destruction/Construction: “Main and Kruger” etching series by Stephen Hobbs

Main and Kruger I-V Hardground etching series 2014-2015 Stephen Hobbs “These prints are my fantasizing about the aesthetics of grids and order” – Stephen Hobbs  Context The title of this series – Main and Kruger – is the address of an intersection where the redevelopment of a residential building, called The Craftsmen’s Ship, is currently […]

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AOM: Control is the word

Activities (and weather conditions) are heating up at AOM before we shut our doors for 2015. The team multi-task in order to complete their projects for the year. They start by working individually to tie up loose ends. Kim-Lee Loggenberg finishes editioning two small prints by Mischa Fritsch. She uses Chine-collé and backing paper. Here is a sneak […]

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Defence and deception in the modern South African battlefield: Stephen Hobbs on his etching suite, Buildings, bombs, bunkers and clouds 2015-11

27.11.15 Blogger: Jessie Cohen Visual artist and cultural producer Stephen Hobbs is well known for his war-design-inspired public artwork through which he probes the very real, and often very ugly, meaning behind “urban development” in fraught social spaces on the African continent. It is no surprise that Hobbs’s interest in defensive architecture began in Johannesburg, his […]

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A Luis Alonzo-Barkigia special at AOM

24.11.15 Blogger & photographer: Jessie Cohen It’s almost Christmas but the pace at AOM is not letting up. Master printer Jillian Ross is back in the workshop after a trip to the Editions/Artists Book Fair in NYC, and the printers are poised for a hard day’s work. The space is pumping with energy. Jillian is […]

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Printmaking in the “armpit of America”: Stephen Hobbs on his whirl-wind lecture tour of the United States 2015-11

Blogger: Jessie Cohen 2015-11 On returning to Johannesburg after an intensive three-week lecture and printmaking tour of the US, Stephen Hobbs is buzzing with enthusiasm and filled with inspiration. He spoke with our blogger, Jessie Cohen, to give a sense of what it was like to visit and make art in the so-called “armpit of America” (Detroit, Cleveland, […]

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Permanent Culture at 1800 Metres by Stephen Hobbs

PERMANENT CULTURE AT 1800 METRES OPENING 18:00 ON THURSDAY 13 AUGUST 2015 DAVID KRUT PROJECTS | 142 JAN SMUTS AVENUE | PARKWOOD David Krut Projects is pleased to present Stephen Hobbs’ Permanent Culture at 1800 Metres, the Johannesburg iteration of an exhibition developed over three years and first presented in Cape Town in February 2015. […]

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Stephen Hobbs David Krut Workshop Pt.1

With an upcoming show on the 13th August at David Krut Projects, entitled ”Permanent Culture”, Stephen Hobbs has been a rather busy man.Whilst prints have been running through the press non-stop, we sat with Stephen in the hopes of gaining further insight into his preparations for the show.   What modes of aesthetic manipulation do […]

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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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Stephen Hobbs’ SAS Somerset & Other War Stories: Installation Shots

Stephen Hobbs’ SAS Somerset & Other War Stories opened as part of First Thursdays at the Twenty Fifty Gallery on 2 April 2015. The installation demonstrated a unique and dynamic use of dazzle patterning and lighting onto a mock assemblage of the SAS Somerset; a spectacle conceived to enliven and transform the perception of the […]

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SAS Somerset & Other War Stories by Stephen Hobbs

ON VIEW: From 2 April Twenty Fifty 1st Floor, 8 Spin Street, Cape Town ARTIST WALKABOUT: Thursday 2 April, 4pm OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday 2 April, 5-9pm as part of FIRST THURSDAYS CAPE TOWN The SAS Somerset is an Iziko Maritime Museum artefact and the world’s last remaining Boom Defense Vessel, moored behind the Two Oceans […]

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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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Permanent Culture by Stephen Hobbs

20 February – 25 April 2015 OPENING RECEPTION: Friday 20 February at 6pm With an outdoor multimedia installation David Krut Projects is pleased to present Permanent Culture, Stephen Hobbs’ first solo show in Cape Town since 2009, opening on the evening of 20 February, with a multi-media installation in the canopy of the Montebello forest. […]

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