Posts by Daniel Hewson

Jaco van Schalkwyk Studio Visit

Upon visiting van Schalkwyk’s studio it is evident that his practice is particularly concerned with the formal element of colour. Whilst studying at New York’s Pratt Institute the artist spent an entire year focussed solely on the study and manipulation of colour. He shows us swatches of colour cards named, “color aids”. On each of […]

Bell | Kentridge | Victor – Ins...

Installation images of Bell | Kentridge | Victor, a group exhibition currently running at David Krut Projects Cape Town, until 28 January 2016. Featured within this exhibition is the interactive artwork titled, “Rainbow Nation” by St. John Fuller.  

Patricia Schonstein X Olivié Keck ...

“Selfie Deceit”, 2016, watercolor monotype, 75 x 57cm, 1/1. 19.11.2016 On Saturday 19 November 2016, Patricia Schonstein, our poet in residence delivered a poetry reading to accompany Olivié Keck’s walkabout at her current exhibition, Selfie Fulfilling Prophecy. Schonstein chose 16 poems to accompany Keck’s exhibition. From “Africa! My Africa! An anthology of poems”: ‘Song of […]

Selfie Fulfilling Prophecy – In...

Installation images of Selfie Fulfilling Prophecy, a solo exhibition of watercolour monotypes by Olivié Keck currently showing at David Krut Projects Cape Town, until 3 December 2016.

Jacob van Schalkwyk: Liftup 021418777...

On Monday 19 October 2016 there was an intriguing intervention on Buitenkant Street in the East City by Jacob van Schalkwyk, who studied at the Pratt Institute in New York City. The OpenDialogBox program is being curated by Claire van Blerck from Artthrob. The intervention involved three Manitou cranes on the site, which by day is […]

Patricia Schonstein X Jacob van Schal...

Patricia Schonstein X Jacob van Schalkwyk – Poetry Reading and Walkabout

06.10.2016 On Saturday 1 October 2016, Patricia Schonstein, our poet in residence delivered a poetry reading to accompany Jacob van Schalkwyk’s walkabout at his current exhibition, Sunsets. Schonstein elaborates further: Sunsets comprises of a series of six drawings on paper done in lithographic ink. They are landscape-influenced and carry a sense of turbulence, fire-destruction, decay and […]

Jacob van Schalkwyk’s “Su...

“Sunsets” is van Schalkwyk‘s first solo show with David Krut Projects, which opened on Saturday 17 September 2016 at David Krut Projects Cape Town at the Montebello Design Centre, Newlands. The event proved to be a lovely mix of artists, art lovers, designers, writers and filmmakers in attendance. From the 9 – 11 September 2016 […]

Maria Lebedeva’s book launch fo...

Maria Lebedeva’s book launch for “Mu’s Wolf Problem”

Last Saturday we were pleased to host Russian-born writer and illustrator, Maria Lebedeva, at David Krut Projects Cape Town, for the launch of her debut childrens’ book Mu’s Wolf Problems. Children and adults alike gathered round at the event to hear Lebedeva read from the pages of her new book and marvel at the richly […]

Lynn & Obie Oberholzer: Cooking ...

On Thursday 14 October 2014, David Krut Projects Cape Town launched Lynn & Obie Oberholzer’s Cooking in the Photographer’s House. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the launch. Lynn gave a delightful talk about how the book came about and all the various influences that she has drawn on. She shared many intriguing stories that have helped her […]

Drawings in the Sky: DK Artists Featu...

Drawings in the Sky: DK Artists Featured on ABSA Lumen Display

During Maboneng Art Week, the Absa Lumen Display will showcase artwork of artists from Maboneng and surrounding areas. The display runs sporadically throughout the week of Monday 18th – Sunday 24th August 2014. An artist talk will be held at David Krut Workshop at Arts on Main on Sunday the 24th of August at 13:00. […]

Diane Victor: The Needle and the Dama...

Diane Victor: The Needle and the Damage Done Installation Images

Installation Images of Diane Victor’s solo exhibition, The Needle and the Damage Done Click here to read more about the exhibition.

Hasan & Husain Essop Talk

Matric art students were treated to a rare and informative talk by the 2014 Standard Bank Young Artists, Hasan & Husain Essop. The event took place at David Krut Projects at the Montebello Design Centre in the form of a panel discussion. The intention was for the students to get a direct understanding of what […]

François Krige Centenary Opening and ...

Images from the opening reception of François Krige Centenary that was held on Saturday 9 November at David Krut Projects, Cape Town. The exhibition runs until the 18th January 2014. To read more about this exhibition click here. To view works being exhibited click here.

Francois Krige featuring in ‘Th...

2013 marks the centenary of Francois Krige’s birth and it is therefore appropriate that The Benediction of Shade exhibition includes a delightful selection of tree drawings and paintings by Krige. The Benediction of Shade is a group show of works related to the metaphors and imagery of trees and work by over 25 artists is […]

Rolex Mentors and Protégés: Panel dis...

A unique event, Turning the world into material, occurred on Saturday 6 April at the Baxter Theatre in Cape Town. This event was a panel discussion, chaired by Michelle Constant of Business and Art South Africa (BASA), between three world-renowned creatives: William Kentridge, Wole Soyinka and Peter Sellars. The event formed part of the Rolex […]

Installation Images – In Conver...

In Conversation: Quinten Williams & Mary Wafer opened at David Krut Projects, Cape Town. Below are a series of installation shots from the exhibition which includes monotypes created by both artists at David Krut Print Workshop, Arts on Main, and is running in conjunction with Mary Wafer‘s solo exhibition Mine at David Krut Projects, Parkwood, […]

FILM: David Krut talks about William ...

FILM: David Krut talks about William Kentridge’s ‘Chaise-Longue’

Camerawork and Editing: Liesl van Wyk © TAXI Art Films and David Krut Publishing

FILM: David Krut talks about the How ...

  Camerawork and Editing: Liesl van Wyk © TAXI Art Films and David Krut Publishing