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Print of the Month (May 2018) Mary Wa...

This month’s print of the month was chosen by our current intern Sarah Hunkin, a student at the Wits University. Facade is part of a body of paintings and etchings titled Ninth Floor that continue Wafer’s interest in structural marginality and exclusion in contemporary South Africa. Following her previous inquiry into the Marikana massacre, Wafer’s research on […]

William Kentridge printmaking at Jack...

ROMANCING THE PLATE by Rosemary Simmons The evolution of William Kentridge‘s new intaglio plates  from PRINTMAKING TODAY Volume 2, No.4, Winter 1993 by Rosemary Simmons, Editor. Johannesburg formed William Kentridge and it remains his home base, yet his vision and work have universality as well as a multi-media approach. He has just completed an intense […]

Audiovisual Showcase: Never Read The ...

Written by Alex Abrahams On Sunday 19 November 2017, David Krut Projects in Cape Town hosted an audiovisual showcase called Never Read the News Alone. The event contained a reading of various newspaper articles by two artists to a captive audience that was also treated to the sounds of live musical experimentation from three musicians. Current […]

Asuka Nirasawa | David Krut Project...

David Krut Projects Cape Town (DKCT) is delighted to announce its first artist-in-residency (AIR). During the month of May, the Japanese artist, Asuka Nirasawa will be transforming the project space into her studio, activating the space and in the process creating an entirely new body of work. Born and raised in Osaka, Japan, Nirasawa studied […]

Studio Visit with Lynda Ballen

Studio Visit with Lynda Ballen

Visiting Lynda in her studio offered the David Krut team an opportunity to be in the environment in which she practices. Her studio is both her own work space and where she teaches – a place in which those who learn with her can explore their own creativity. Taking our seats – with cups of […]

Faith47 at DKW

Faith47 at DKW

Three weeks ago Faith 47 spent some time at the David Krut Workshop (DKW), working on plates she plans to include in her upcoming solo show in New York in November at Jonathan LeVine Gallery.                 The show is titled Aqua Regalia, an alchemical term used to describe […]

Robyn Penn Preparing for Carved: Lino...

In preparation for the Carved: Lino and woodcut group exhibition, Robyn Penn spent time in the David Krut Workshop (DKW) working on a lino print.                           C’est n’est pas un nuage, 2015, Linocut This image is adapted from a plate made back in 2011 […]

Interview with Wilma Cruise

Interview with Wilma Cruise

Wilma Cruise is a South African sculptor and visual artist spent some time at the David Krut Workshop at Art on Main in Maboneng, Johannesburg.  Her previous collaboration with DKW printers in 2008 yielded a solo exhibition called SPLIT LON.NY.JHB .  Her visit this time has had her produce a series of etchings which she […]

Interview with Wilma Cruise

                                    Wilma Cruise is a South African sculptor and visual artist spent some time at the David Krut Workshop at Art on Main in Maboneng, Johannesburg.  Her previous collaboration with DKW printers in 2008 yielded a solo exhibition […]

The Benediction of Shade II on Joburg...

The Benediction of Shade II on Joburg Today TV

The Benediction of Shade II: Joburg, City of Trees  features on Joburg Today TV. Click the following link to view the  insert and interview with artist Stephen Hobbs  as he talks about his work in the exhibition.                 Joburg Today TV is a dedicated online city channel, […]

David Krut Workshop Open for the Year

The team at DKW is back and carrying on printing artist’s work.  Printers Chad and Nathaniel have just finished new editions for Stephen Hobbs in preparation for his upcoming show entitles ‘Permanent Culture’ at David Krut Projects Cape Town in February this year.             Hobbs has also been working on […]

‘Culture Set: Gastronomy’ Launched wi...

On 20 November the David Krut Bookstore hosted the successful launch of the first booklet in the Culture Set series – Culture Set: Gastronomy.  The series is published as collaboration between David Krut Publishing (DKP) and the French Institute of South Africa (IFAS) and centres on themes linked to the programming of IFAS.  Culture Set […]

William Kentridge Walkabout with Harv...

William Kentridge treated Art History students from Harvard University to a walkabout at the David Krut Print Workshop (DKW) at Arts on Main (AOM) on Sunday. The students are on a visit to Johannesburg to see Kentridge’s latest exhibitions currently on at the Johannesburg Art Gallery, Goodman Gallery and Wits Art Museum.  Kentridge took the […]

If You Have No Eye: The Making

The David Krut Print Workshop team is at it again, making William Kentridge’s linocut tree IF YOU HAVE NO EYE. The tree is made of individual, non-archival dictionary pages that are printed with various parts of the tree and then meticulously put together like pieces of a puzzle, with overlapping pages and small, torn trimmings […]

Phil Sanders and Deborah Bell at Davi...

The past week American Master Printer and Director of Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, Phil Sanders and his wife, Sarah (also an artist) visited DKW (Arts on Main). The DKW (Arts on Main)-team has been working on a number of plates of Deborah Bell – but most notable is the printing of new editions & multiples […]

Jill Ross and Stephen Hobbs visit DKW...

Jill Ross, master printer at DKW (Arts on Main) and artist, Stephen Hobbs visited the DKW (Parkwood) today. This morning Ross came in from DKW Arts on Main to share her expertise on the technicalities of the printing processes with Stephan Hobbs, Daniel Hewson and Sipho Dwala. Later in the day Hobbs continued work on a new […]

Tourism Month Launch

Tourism Month National Launch Arts on Main recently hosted the national launch of Tourism Month. Guests included the Honourable MEC for Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Northern Cape, MEC John Block, SA Tourism CEO Mr. Thulani Nzima, and the Honourable Minister of Tourism, Mr. Derek Hanekom along with representatives of various media houses. Tourism Month […]

Senzo Shabangu working on new monotyp...

The past week Senzo Shabangu has been working on a new series of multi-coloured monotypes at the DKW (Parkwood). The new work’s theme was inspired by time he recently spent at the Biennial in Kampala, Uganda. Last week Shabangu started with preparation for the new work by creating multicoloured backgrounds (using ochre yellow, red and […]