Rhett Martyn Studio Visit

Artist Rhett Martyn introduced his project ‘1:10 Modernist Plunder: The New Constructivists’ at the David Krut Gallery on the 5th of July 2018. In this solo project, Rhett exposes his current research areas through printmaking and sculpture to highlight his investigation of a Mozambican architect, political activist and art collector named João Mangual. We paid […]

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Becoming a Story Teller – Aida Muluneh and the Kampala Art Biennale.

In 2018, the Kampala Art Biennale (KAB) has taken on a new format for its third edition. Titled “THE STUDIO”, the biennale will be orientated around the notion of knowledge exchange and the relationship between a master and apprentice. The practise of a Master artist sharing their skills with young apprentices has long been a […]

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Community Series E02 : Creative Works staff, Rachell van Rooyen

The following podcast was recorded in Afrikaans, as a large portion of the Stanford community is made up of Afrikaans and Xhosa speaking residences. This is the first of many podcasts that we aim to do in various languages. Rachell van Rooyen assists Regina Broenner with Creative Works sessions in Stanford and runs her own […]

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Community Series E01 : Introduction to Creative Works with Regina Broenner

At the beginning of June 2018 David Krut Projects Cape Town’s staff, Elize de Beer and Gabrielle van der Merwe went to Stanford in the Western Cape to visit the David Krut Projects supported NPO, Creative Works. In this podcast, Elize de Beer is in conversation with the Creative Works founder Regina Broenner about how […]

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Purnaa Deb Drawing Technique

‘A Tale of Quests’ is the first solo exhibition by Indian-born, Johannesburg based artist Purnaa Deb hosted at David Krut Bookstore Gallery. The exhibition features a body of mixed media artworks by the artist who shares her personal narratives about womanhood, tradition and relocating from India to South Africa. Purnaa demonstrated her traditional drawing technique […]

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Fifa 2010 Official Art Poster Edition

In anticipation of the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup, David Krut Projects takes you down memory lane to the 2010 FIFA World Cup which took place in South Africa. A successful and well planned event that saw the art industry contributing immensely with a publication of 17 limited edition FIFA posters, which were officially distributed […]

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The Colourist Manifesto: The impact of Raw Umber

The Colourist Manifesto, currently on show at David Krut Projects Cape Town, explores and celebrates the use of colour in printmaking by showcasing a variety of artist’s works made in collaboration with the David Krut Workshop. Traditionally, printmaking has existed within a monochromatic realm but through this showcase of artworks by artists who function as […]

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The Opening of Lebo Thoka’s “It Is Well: An Ode To Karabo”

On Thursday 28  February, we had the pleasure of opening “It Is Well: An Ode To Karabo”, a series of photographic prints by Lebo Thoka. The works were created by the open Window Institute Graduate in the wake of 2017’s mass-media coverage of South Africa’s femicidal climate. The young artist was particularly shocked with how […]

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Survey of Risk Opening Night

Survey of Risk opened on Thursday evening – 22 February 2018 – at our Parkwood Gallery in Johannesburg. It was lovely to have the space buzzing with a Johannesburg audience contemplating the works of Cape Town based artist Matthew Hindley. Our guests enjoyed a glass of wine and a casual conversation with the artist while […]

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David Krut Projects Cape Town Children’s’ Monotype workshop

Colour me Curious with Printmaking By Gabrielle van der Merwe Tucked between the trees of Montebello Design Centre in Newlands, David Krut Projects (DKP) Cape Town hosted a Children’s Monotype Workshop: Inspired by Nature on the 8th of February 2018. Children of all ages were invited, but surprisingly the gallery played host to both children […]

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Artist Series E07 | a Survey of Risk with Matthew Hindley

Matthew Hindley popped by David Krut projects in Cape Town to update us on his latest ventures in conjunction with his upcoming exhibition at David Krut Projects in Parkwood, Johannesburg. Have a listen to find out his experience of transitioning from painting to printmaking and what’s in store for Hindley in 2018! Follow Matthew Hindley […]

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Diane Victor’s Little Dystopia

Diane Victor is currently in the United States on a spring lecture tour visiting universities in Washington, Boston and Brooklyn.  David Krut Projects in New York is presenting Victor’s provocative new works in an exhibition aptly titled Showing Truth to Power. The works displayed in Showing Truth to Power are from Victor’s residency in New […]

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Artist Series E06 | William Kentridge on Work, Life & Influences | Sound clips from1997

In 1997 David Krut published a CD Rom on Kentridge, which was the first major publication on his work, presenting sections from his videos and also Kentridge talking about aspects of his work up until that time. The following Episode gives you an incite into Kentridge’s work, life and influences. Artist Series E06 | William […]

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William Kentridge printmaking at Jack Shirreff 1993

ROMANCING THE PLATE by Rosemary Simmons The evolution of William Kentridge‘s new intaglio plates  from PRINTMAKING TODAY Volume 2, No.4, Winter 1993 by Rosemary Simmons, Editor. Johannesburg formed William Kentridge and it remains his home base, yet his vision and work have universality as well as a multi-media approach. He has just completed an intense […]

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Artist Series E05 | How to Speak About Deborah Bell

HOW TO SPEAK ABOUT DEBORAH BELL SERIES (PART 1) An Introduction to Deborah Bell: This podcast is part of the How to Speak About Deborah Bell Series which covers who Deborah Bell is, an overview of the artist’s career, her major influences and her body of prints produced with David Krut Projects which form an […]

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West Coast Landscapes By William Kentridge

Two of the South Africa’s rarest types of wines are being made from vines, planted around 1900, to form a collection of six wines being made by Eben Sadie of Sadie Family Wines, a small, prestigious winery based in the southern Swartland, inland from Elands Bay on the Cape West Coast of South Africa. The […]

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Tribute to Jack Shirreff: Master Printer and Artist

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 […]

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Birth of a Nation set by Diane Victor

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 […]

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