Posts by Linda Chernis

David Krut Interviewed for Natalie Kn...

David Krut Interviewed for Natalie Knight Biography

Writer Lana Jacobson and curator, researcher, art consultant and gallery owner Natalie Knight visited David Krut Projects on Tuesday afternoon (13 January) as part of Jacobson’s research into the biography she is writing on Knight. Knight and Krut had a business partnership, which in the early years primarily involved bringing international artworks to South Africa, […]

Visit to Stephen Hobbs’ Studio

David Krut Projects (DK Projects) staff members Elzette de Beer and Amé Snyman paid a visit to Stephen Hobbs’ studio in Maboneng on 11 December 2014 to find out what he is up to and what lies ahead for 2015. Hobbs has two solo exhibitions planned with DK Projects next year, the first being Permanent […]

Shabangu Experiments With Colour Lino...

Resident artist Senzo Shabangu has spent the last week experimenting with colour at the David Krut Print Workshop at 151 Jan Smuts Avenue. While continuing with previous themes and symbolisms (such as boxes, city life, dogs), Shabangu’s primary focus at present is to explore and experiment with colour effects in linocut printing, aiming to create […]

Quinten Williams Featured in Art Sout...

Quinten Edward William’s solo exhibition Painterly Accumulations Off The Wall features in the latest (December 2014) issue of Art South Africa.  William’s exhibition/installation, which took place at David Krut Projects (Parkwood) earlier this year, included paintings, wood, plastic and sundries – combinations concerned with a handling of material and process in an extended condition of […]

Seletti Wears Toiletpaper – SA Launch...

The David Krut Projects gallery space at Arts on Main (attached to the David Krut Print Workshop) was last night transformed into a macabre, retro dinner party as Italian design company Seletti, known for their peculiar designs, launched their new range of crockery. The Seletti-Toiletpaper press release had the following to say about the collection, […]

Launch of “Listening to Distant Thund...

The David Krut Bookstore at 151 Jan Smuts Avenue hosted another successful book launch last night (25 November) with Listening to Distant Thunder: The Art of Peter Clarke.  Written by art historians Philippa Hobbs and Elizabeth Rankin, Listening to Distant Thunder chronicles the life and work of artist Peter Clarke, with whom the authors collaborated […]

In Conversation with The Benediction ...

David Krut Projects caught up with some of the artists with works represented in The Benediction of Shade II currently on show at David Krut Projects Johannesburg (142 Jan Smuts Avenue and Arts on Main).  The artists engaged with the figure, idea or metaphor of the forest or the tree in different ways and through […]

New Print Workshop at 151 Jan Smuts, ...

The workshop at 151 Jan Smuts Avenue (below the David Krut Bookstore) is officially up and running. The workshop team have been working tirelessly to get the space ready after relocating from 140 Jan Smuts Avenue. The workshop will mainly be dedicated to linocut and monotype printmaking. Resident David Krut artist Senzo Shabangu is currently working […]

Senzo Shabangu in November Tourism Ga...

Senzo Shabangu appears in the latest (November) issue of the Tourism Gazette.  In the article Shabangu talks about his exhibition as part of the Kampala Art Biennale in Uganda earlier this year, his experiences and opportunities working in the David Krut Print Workshop over the last three years, and his relationship with his adopted home […]

The Benediction of Shade II Extended ...

The Benediction of Shade II Extended to DK Bookstore Gallery

The Benediction of Shade II has extended to the gallery space at the David Krut Bookstore at 151 Jan Smuts Avenue.  The exhibition now runs across all three David Krut Projects gallery spaces in Johannesburg: the gallery at 142 Jan Smuts Avenue, the workshop gallery at Arts on Main, and the bookstore gallery at 151 […]

David Krut Interviewed in Latest issu...

Check out the latest issue of Getaway magazine for Vuyi Qubeka’s full interview with David Krut, giving an insight into his favourite travel and leisure spots. In Getaway’s monthly feature ‘Hotel of the Month: Your VIP Guide to the Sweet Spots’, Krut was chosen as their November VIP, and was interviewed at his favourite Johannesburg hotel, […]

Art and Architecture – Susan Horowitz...

Art and Architecture – Susan Horowitz visits DKW

7 November 2014 Artist, photographer and curator Susan Horowitz and her husband, former TV executive Rick Feldman, took some time away from Feldman’s DISCOP Africa conference in Sandton to visit the David Krut Print Workshop (DKW) at Arts on Main. They met with DK artist Lorenzo Nassimbeni, a trained architect, to discuss some mutual points […]

In Conversation with The Benediction ...

David Krut Projects caught up with some of the artists with works represented in The Benediction of Shade II currently on show at David Krut Projects Johannesburg (142 Jan Smuts Avenue and Arts on Main).  The artists engaged with the figure, idea or metaphor of the forest or the tree in different ways and through […]

Exhibitions Opened

Exhibitions Opened

Saturday, 1 November, was a busy day for David Krut Projects and Bookstore on Jan Smuts Avenue, with the opening of two exhibitions and an installation. Group exhibition The Benediction of Shade II opened to a large turn-out at the gallery at 142 Jan Smuts Avenue (the show also extends to the DK gallery space […]

The Shack – An Installation by ...

1 – 11 November 2014 Outside David Krut Projects – 142 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood   The Shack forms part of artist St. John Fuller’s exhibition My Family and Other Cameras (David Krut Bookstore, 151 Jan Smuts Avenue) in which he experiments with self-made pinhole cameras and camera obscurae.   His most recent installation is The […]

In Discussion with Deborah Bell

Interview with Deborah Bell at the David Krut Print Workshop, Arts on Main  9 October 2014 Artist Deborah Bell took some time out from signing her new editions to chat to us about her new etchings. Bell stresses that the imagery, symbolism and meaning in her work often only becomes clear to her over time. […]

Lorenzo Nassimbeni at AOM to Sign New...

10 October 2014 Lorenzo Nassimbeni  came to the Arts on Main workshop this week to sign his new edition, Healing of Land.  The work uses hardground etching, spitbite aquatint and chine collé, and together with A Second City, mark an introduction of colour to Nassimbeni’s prints. These two new works are part of a greater body of […]

Deborah Bell Signs New Editions at DK...

10 October, 2014 Deborah Bell was at the David Krut Print Workshop (DKW) at Arts on Main this week signing her new editions of drypoints to come out of the workshop. In addition to signing her new prints, Bell was hard at work experimenting with new ideas for reworking the proofs and plates used in […]