Posts by Amé Snyman

Conversations with a Young Hustla ...

Elize de Beer 14 Feb 2017 David Krut Projects Cape Town (DKCT) will be hosting the first in its series of interactive discussions, titled “Conversations with a Young Hustla”. In this first edition,  Andile Dube from Young Hustla comics will be in conversation with the visual artist, Chuma Somdaka. Andile Dube is originally from Johannesburg. […]

Zimbabwean Sculptor John James, in co...

John James Born: Harare, Zimbabwe Residence: Witbank, South Africa BLOGGER: RHULANI SHABANGU John James born in Harare, Zimbabwe, discovered artistic genesis playing with clay as a young child with his mother. From the construction of wire cars to playful interactions on the streets of Zimbabwe to the experimentation of discarded materials found in scrap yards, […]

Nina Torr discovers watercolour monot...

14.11.2016 Pretoria-based artist Nina Torr (formerly working under the pseudonym Andy Wyeth) is currently collaborating with the David Krut Workshop on a series of experimental watercolour monotypes that relate to intuitive narratives brought together by her unique skills as both animator and illustrator. In the workshop, Torr begins an exploration into the possibilities and challenges […]

Aida Muluneh at Lumières d’Afrique

12.11.2015 Aida Muluneh has been invited to participate in Lumières d’Afrique, a group exhibition where 54 world-renowned artists, one for each country on the great African continent, will present a work inspired by a single theme: “The Illuminated Africa.” The exhibition runs from the 4th to 24th of November 2015 at Théâtre National de Chaillot […]

The storm before the calm: preparatio...

Blogger: Jessie Cohen 29.10.15 This week, we are busy preparing for multiple exhibitions at DKP, opening next week on 5 November 2015 as part of First Thursdays. On Monday, Endale Desalegn – whose exhibition, “Two Social Pacifiers ጡጦ”, will be at the Parkwood gallery – came to the workshop to sign finished and flattened prints […]

Lorenzo’s Interview with Monocl...

Lorenzo Nassimbeni was interviewed by Stephenie Findlay for a new division of Monocle Magazine, Winkcreative which appeals to a younger creative client base. With Winkcreative being an international magazine, Findlay wanted Lorenzo to give her a feel of the South African art landscape, Johannesburg in particular.  She also inquired about his decision for setting up […]

Deborah Bell hand-painting ‘Bri...

Deborah Bell hand-painting ‘Bride Stripped Bare’ at DKW

In 2010, while working in collaboration with Jack Shirreff at 107 Workshop in England, Deborah Bell created a drypoint image on a two and a half metre zinc plate titled Bride Stripped Bare. On Tuesday, Bell was at David Krut Print Workshop at Arts On Main to apply hand-painting to the 2010 drypoints, adding a […]

Kabelo Kim Modise originated new lino...

Kabelo Kim Modise is a Botswana-born artist working in Namibia and has arrived in South Africa  to collaborate with Senzo Shabangu at David Krut Print Workshop (DKW) this week. Modise visited the DKW to originate new linocuts. The series of prints are of prominent African political figures, amongst others recently deceased former South-African president, Nelson […]

DKP at FNB Joburg Art Fair 2014

David Krut Projects is taking part in the 7th annual FNB Joburg Art Fair, taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre from 22 – 24 August. The FNB Joburg Art Fair was established as the first international art fair in Africa and has played a leading role in supporting contemporary art with a pan-African focus. […]

ART WEEK JOBURG 2014

  David Krut Projects is one of many galleries and arts institutions to participate in the first edition of ART WEEK JOBURG. ART WEEK JOBURG provides the platform to promote as well as reinforce the existing strengths of the Joburg Art scene. Modelled on ART WEEK Cape Town, which has run successfully for 2 years, […]

A TALK BY PHOTOGRAPHER JASON LARKIN

                          Larkin is internationally recognised for his long-term social documentary projects, environmental portraiture and landscape reportage. His immersive process and slower approach to journalism result in comprehensive bodies of work that reveal and frame important social, economic and political issues. His work is […]

Diane Victor Installs Brief Lives

Diane Victor Installs Brief Lives

Diane Victor recently installed one of her candle smoke drawings on glass entitled ‘Brief Lives: Pig’ at a client’s home. The original idea for the work was to create an ethereal and atmospheric image through the representation of naturalistic, ghostlike smoke portraits that become integrated with their background. The smoke drawings on glass are protected […]

Madiba memorial mural in Maboneng Pre...

Madiba memorial mural in Maboneng Precinct

Cape Town-based street artist Ricky Lee Gordon, aka Freddy Sam, was invited by the Maboneng precinct in the east city of Johannesburg to paint a 10 storey-tall Nelson Mandela mural as a gift to the city in memory of this giant of a man. Freddy Sam’s Madiba mural from the original photo by Bob Gosani […]

The Turbine Hall Art Fair

The Turbine Hall Art Fair

David Krut Projects is proud to be taking part in the Turbine Hall Art Fair from 26-28 July. We will have an exhibition stand for our artworks as well as a book stand to represent our bookstore. The Turbine Hall Art Fair is a display of affordable art, as an introduction to those who art […]