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Asuka Nirasawa | David Krut Pr...

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 […]

David Krut ARCHIVE

DAVID KRUT PROJECTS ARCHIVE Opening the Archives Opening the Archives gives the public the opportunity to view and buy works that are within the David Krut Projects (DKP) collection. The space is a platform to show works by artists with whom we have collaborated over the years and include a multitude of mediums, many focusing […]

Professional Artist Plan Chests ...

St John Fuller is a Cape Town based carpenter who creates wonderfully varied and beautiful custom work through an intimate understanding of materials and processes. David Krut Projects’ commitment to local initiatives in design, the arts and related education led to ongoing collaborations with Fuller since 2013.  These wonderful planchests can be made in variable […]

Studio Visit with Mary Wafer

The DKP team recently paid a studio visit to artist Mary Wafer. Mary was kind enough to narrate the team through her current works (some in progress) for her upcoming show entitled Ninth Floor to be held at David Krut Projects in Parkwood on Wednesday 24 June.Ninth Floor showcases a new body of paintings and […]

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 […]

Day of Commemoration in memory o...

Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust

On Wednesday 29th January 2014 the United Nations held a day of commemoration to remember the victims of the Holocaust. In Johannesburg, this was recognised by the Holocaust & Genocide Centre, as they held a moving presentation. Never Forget.

Robyn Penn – Echo opening ...

Robyn Penn – Echo opening 3 October 2013

We would like to thank all of those who joined us on Thursday 2 October for the opening of Robyn Penn’s solo exhibition Echo. Below are a selection of images from the evening courtesy of Melvyn Penn.

Jürgen Partenheimer: South Afric...

NIROX Foundation in partnership with the Goethe-Institut and David Krut Projects has had the pleasure of hosting and working with renowned artist Jürgen Partenheimer. Partenheimer is a major German artist with a distinguished international career. Throughout his career he has engaged successfully in interdisciplinary projects in which he addresses the issue of artistic intermediality, inspiring […]

Diane Victor UJ Exhibition conti...

Following the closing of Diane Victor’s exhibition Ashes to Ashes and Smoke to Dust at the University of Johannesburg Art Gallery a selection of work from the exhibition will be shown at David Krut Projects as a continuation of the Ashes to Ashes… exhibition. These selected pieces from UJ Art Gallery will be exhibited alongside […]

Upcoming Linocuts by William Ken...

David Krut Print Workshop at Arts on Main has launched into 2012 full speed ahead with printing and editioning the latest series of linocuts by William Kentridge. Many of the prints will become part of an upcoming exhibition in Australia this year. With almost 60 linocut prints to create, the DKW team and Kentridge’s assistants […]

New Prints by Senzo Shabangu

Senzo Shabangu starts off 2012 with fresh lino plates that he carved during the December break, in his home town in Mpumalanga. He is currently back at the Jan Smuts workshop proofing these images in preparation for his much anticipated show at Johannesburg Art Gallery in February. The exhibition, titled Transference: Jozi Trolley Drivers, will […]

Jessica Webster Walkabout at NIR...

Please join us for a walkabout and question & answer session with the artist as Jessica Webster takes us through her latest body of work on the exhibition Mainly Benoni. And Paintings. The exhibition opened at NIROX Projects at Arts on Main, Johannesburg, on Sunday 22 January 2012 and will run until mid February. The walkabout […]

Ashes to Ashes and Smoke to Dust...

If you missed Diane Victor’s exhibition, Ashes to Ashes and Smoke to Dust, this is your last week to catch it before the show at UJ Art Gallery comes down. There will be a closing ceremony taking place this Wednesday 25 January at the gallery from 6pm. For more information on the exhibition click here. […]

Mainly Benoni. And Paintings: an...

Following her 2011 residency at the Nirox Foundation, Webster presents her latest body of work, which continues to investigate the ways in which painting exists in two states simultaneously. In one instance, a painting exists as a physical entity – pigments on canvas that create a textured and layered physical surface. In the other instance, […]

Colbert Mashile: New Paintings m...

Colbert Mashile’s art-making process is what he describes as randomly capturing what comes to him first, without thinking too much about where the inspiration comes from. The image of the caterpillar fascinates him because of the notion that it will turn into something else. The idea of moving from one state to another resonates with […]

Christopher Cozier: After All Th...

  [1] Wits School of the Arts, Substation: http://dislocatingthestudio.blogspot.com/p/about.html [2] Cozier, Visual Matters: http://christophercozier.blogspot.com/2011/11/substation-card-1-johannesburg.html [3] Christopher Cozier, email conversation with the artist, November 2011 [4] Christopher Cozier, email conversation with the artist, November 2011

Faith47 in studio at DKW

Faith’s images reconstruct lost objects, broken-down cars, old factories and dusty side roads of forgotten towns. She investigates how humans interact with their environment, what scratches and memories they leave behind. Her interactions resonate with our fragility, with our innate understanding of symbols, dreams, textures and inevitable impermanence. Faith47 is a self taught artist, best […]

David Krut Projects at the 2011 ...

Julian Opie, Mirjam, 2011 Come and join us at the 2011 Food, Wine and Design Fair 25 – 27 November, Hyde Park, Booth #4 Art and design have always had an uneasy relationship in the view of many observers when, in reality, these two fields should be seen as two different approaches to creativity and expression. […]