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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. […]

Prints Created by Jürgen Partenh...

Jürgen Partenheimer, a major German artist with a distinguished international career stayed as a resident at NIROX Foundation from 15 September until 15 November 2011 supported by the Goethe-Institute Johannesburg. Since his arrival at NIROX, the artist has met and engaged with local artists and arts personalities to develop a fascinating programme. Some of his activities […]

Diane Victor: Ashes to Ashes and...

Diane Victor’s solo exhibition Ashes to Ashes and Smoke to Dust at UJ Art Gallery until 25 January 2012. Book launch at 11am, Saturday 21 January                                                         Exhibition […]

Robyn Penn: Pretty World Artist&...

In 1911, the building that is now known as Arts on Main was originally built. It began as a bonded Liquor store for William Mcbain. D.F Corlett, master builder and mayor of JHB from 1931-32, later used the front offices for his construction company. The centenary of this building will be celebrated this Saturday, 19th […]

Jürgen Partenheimer – Seed...

J Ü R G E N   P A R T E N H E I M E R Seeds & Tracks and Folded Spirits L E B O G A N G   M A S H I L E Poetry   NIROXprojects  Arts on Main  Johannesburg  O8. 11. 2011 at 18.30 Internationally renowned German artist […]

Robyn Penn: Pretty World exhibit...

The washing machine switches to the spin cycle while the incessant vacuuming continues. Outside someone is mowing the lawn. From the shopping Mall below, a scream of car hooters cut the air and then an alarm begins to wail… From a young age Robyn Penn has romanticised the landscape, deeply influenced by German Romantic landscape […]

Untitled: DKW Summer Show (5 Nov...

The David Krut Projects Summer Show for 2011 features artworks from a wide selection of artists, most of whom have worked closely with us, some of whom come from further abroad. Untitled brings together a collection of prints that celebrate the diversity of associated and DKW artists, pooling together a variety of themes and techniques […]

Maja Maljević’s “Nir...

Maja Maljević was recently in residence at NIROX Foundation from 2 September to 17 September with German artist Tatjana Doll. Towards the end of her stay, she also met another renound German artist Jürgen Partenheimer, who is currently in residence at NIROX. For Maljević, the opportunity to spend time with two dynamic and sophisticated painters made a […]

Guillotine by Lisa Jaffe: Offici...

                    Lisa Jaffe is proud to announce the official opening of her new retail space at 44 Stanley in Milpark, Johannesburg featuring both her latest collection and the first instalment of her collaborative project First Cut. Please join her for the launch of the shop on Saturday 29 […]

The Remaining Official 2010 FIFA...

With just a hand-full of the official FIFA art posters left in stock, and over a year later it seems the soccer fever has yet to die down completely. David Krut Publishing in Parkwood and the Projects space at Arts on Main still have a selection of the posters on display. Each poster comes with […]

Joburg Art Fair 2011 artworks av...

If you missed out on this year’s FNB Art Fair in Joburg or you would like another chance to see what we had on show, please make a point of stopping by David Krut Projects in Parkwood. The Workshop Gallery at the DK Bookstore is currently featuring a selection of artworks that were on the […]