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Tribute to Jack Shirreff: Master...

Reflecting back on 2017 we recall the memory of Jack Shirreff, who established and ran 107 Workshop, a unique collaborative print workshop in Wiltshire, England. The workshop offered the complete range of printmaking processes with experimentation at the root of it’s brilliance. In 1981, Shirreff  and the British Pop artist Joe Tilson collaborated in creating […]

Birth of a Nation set by Diane V...

Birth of a Nation comprises of a suite of ten etchings using imagery that is adapted from classical mythology to a South African context of visuality. The series is characterised by a copper matrix drawn using a drypoint needle and a variety of roulette tools to build up an immensely detailed surface. Each of the ten […]

Siyafunda isiZulu by Siya Masuku

David Krut Bookstore is pleased to feature the works of author and illustrator, Siya Masuku for the month of December until 27 January 2018. The feature showcases of linocut prints that originated from the digital illustrations in Masuku’s children’s book, Siyafunda isiZulu Siyafunda isiZulu is a visually inclined effort at broadening the representation of South […]

Audiovisual Showcase: Never Read...

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 […]

Oh! Sweet Nothing

Jaco van Schalkwyk’s travelling solo show, DOLCEFARNIENTE, explores an ideal state of mind.  Cape Town-based author-artist Jaco van Schalkwyk’s 2014 Burroughs-redux debut novel, The Alibi Club, is an apt entry point into DOLCEFARNIENTE, the artist’s 2017 solo show at David Krut Projects. Like the book, the exhibition is about finding freedom in unexpected places, and then realising […]

Feeling a Little Nosey with Will...

David Krut Projects Cape Town recently hosted Jane Taylor in conversation with William Kentridge on her latest published work William Kentridge Being Led by the Nose. Taylor, a long-time friend and collaborator with Kentridge has previously contributed to Ubu and the Truth Commission, and The Confessions of Zeno. Being Led by the Nose uses The […]

Allsorts – a painting by ...

David Krut Projects Cape Town recently opened Jacob van Schalkwyk’s Solo Project and Print Launch, DOLCEFARNIENTE. The traveling retrospective first opened at David Krut Projects in Johannesburg in March 2017, showcasing a decade of van Schalkwyk’s works, ranging from drawings, prints, installations, videos, and paintings. Shown for the first time in Cape Town, the featured […]

Mikhael Subotzky in conversation...

IN CONVERSATION WITH MIKHAEL SUBOTZKY AND PHIL SANDERS  September 30 | 3 pm at the Brewery in Arts on Main, Maboneng Limited seating available, please RSVP David Krut Projects, in partnership with Goodman Gallery, invites you to attend a conversation between Mikhael Subotzky and Phil Sanders, to be moderated by Bronwyn Law-Viljoen, in which the artist and […]

Artist Feature: Water-dreamer by...

A feature showcase of paintings by Claire Lichtenstein Water-dreamer  Opening 7 October 2017, 11AM David Krut Bookstore 151 Jan Smuts Avenue   “The element of water is the fundamental metaphor for depth and past time.” – Gaston Bachelard, philosopher. Flow is the mutual nature of water and paint. There is life in paint. It is […]

The Cape Town Calendar I Septemb...

David Krut Projects Cape Town Calendar I September Exhibition Space I Boutique Bookstore I Free Event Series David Krut Projects Cape Town, 31 Newlands Avenue, Newlands, Cape Town 7700 What is on at David Krut Projects Cape Town for the rest of this Month? Book Launch & Discussion  I  Jane Taylor’s Being Led by the Nose […]

The David Krut Workshop Discusse...

Female Spotlight: The Women of the David Krut Workshop E01 Being a Women in the Art World In celebration of women’s month, the female printmakers at the David Krut Workshop discuss their experiences in the art world. Jillian Ross Master Printer, the lead collaborator and the manager of the workshop. “My job is very physical […]

Meet David Krut Projects Cape To...

David Krut Projects in Cape Town is a cosy elegant space nestled in the garden retreat of the Montebello Design Centre. A satellite gallery connecting the larger David Krut Projects network with Cape Town art community-arena, and which increases the David Krut footprint of accessible arts spaces for the public. David Krut Projects Cape Town […]

A Japanese Sensibility of South ...

Meet Asuka Nirasawa, artist-in-residence at David Krut Projects Cape Town in May. The residence showcase has been extended until 14 September 2017 due to her work’s popularity.   MULTIFINITY by Asuka Nirasawa 01 May – 14 September  I  Tuesday – Saturday 9 am – 5 pm David Krut Projects Cape Town, Montebello Design Centre, 31 […]

Shame: Sorry by Penny Siopis

Shame: Sorry by Penny Siopis

PENNY SIOPIS Title of series: ‘Shame: Sorry’ This series of prints is part of a larger body of work (paintings and installations) on the idea and experience of ‘Shame’ as both a public phenomenon and a psychological condition. Shame is part of conflict, and current global conflicts have reinserted a sense of shame onto the […]

Talk by Jillian Ross I 22 July 1...

Jillian Ross on The Making of Triumphs and Laments Woodcuts 22 July 2017, 11am at the David Krut Projects Gallery Master Printer Jillian Ross who was integral to the conceptualization and collaborative creation of the woodcuts, along with printmakers Chad Cordeirro and Sbongiseni Khulu will discuss their collaboration with Kentridge and the history of the […]

Stephen Hobbs’ Embodiment ...

The experience of the city is personal, as such artists often choose to depict their vision of a city, a dystopian or utopian projection of the space as they see it. Yet Stephen Hobbs of the Trinity Sessions is experienced in inner city art projects that work on urban rejuvenation harnessing the skills of underprivileged […]

‘Art Years are like Dog Ye...

01.06.2017 Art Years are like Dog Years, 2006 – 2017   Art Years are like Dog Years, 2006 – 2017 is a sculptural object by Jacob van Schalkwyk which first featured in a solo project and print launch entitled DOLCEFARNIENTE in April 2017 at David Krut Projects, 142A Jan Smuts Avenue, Johannesburg. The sculpture consists […]

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 […]