Jo’burg Man: a collaboration between Dale Yudelman and Arlene Amaler-Raviv

The creation of Jo’burg Man is the result of collaboration between photographer Dale Yudelman and artist Arlene Amaler-Raviv. It formed part of the exhibition ‘One‘ which was shown at the Association for Visual Arts in Cape Town in 2000. The general theme of the show spoke about the power of the individual. Jo’burg Man was selected […]

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Diane Victor at David Krut Projects, New York

Exhibiton duration: October 28 – December 18, 2010 David Krut Projects, New York, presents Diane Victor – Recent Work. In her first New York exhibition, South African artist, Diane Victor, presents a group of etchings and smoke drawings fraught with social commentary and, at times, an eerie and lurid reflection of the world around us. Throughout […]

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Deborah Bell: Cry Me a River: a tribute to Robert Hodgins

Deborah Bell created this etching in March 2010. At the time she was working at 107 Workshop, in the UK with master printer Jack Shirreff, on prints such as Coeur Rageand Bride Stripped Bare for her upcoming show at David Krut Projects in Johannesburg. When she heard the news that her close friend and collaborator had passed […]

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William Kentridge: Egyptian Sketchbooks

As part of its policy in favour of contemporary art, the Louvre has invited the South African artist William Kentridge to intervene with a specific project around the theme of ancient Egypt. Parallel to the artist’s monographic exhibition – currently showing at the Jeu de Paume, Carnets d’Egypte in the Denon wing of the Louvre […]

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William Kentridge Prints at Museum of Modern Art New York

In 1998, David Krut arranged the first exhibition of William Kentridge’s prints in the USA in Chicago. Previously there had been an exhibition of his films and related drawings at the San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art. The Chicago exhibition comprised all the editions that Krut had published with Kentridge since the start of their […]

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William Kentridge: West Coast Landscape

William Kentridge, probably the country’s best-known artist, last week spent a few days visiting vineyards in the Swartland and some obscure valleys and far up the West Coast in the Olifants River region. With him and me were winemaker Eben Sadie and L’Ormarins viticulturist Rosa Kruger. The purpose? To show William the old vineyards from […]

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William Kentridge, Telegrams From the Nose – Review

by Harry Inglis, NY To complement their current exhibition of William Kentridge’s works entitled, Telegrams From The Nose, the Annandale Galleries of Sydney have produced, under Anne Gregory’s guidance, a marvellous book-cum-catalogue, of the same title, which serves as both a handbook to those attending the exhibition, and a valuable read in its own right. The […]

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‘William Kentridge Flute’ reviewed by André Brink: A profound meditation on Kentridge’s multi-dimensional Magic Flute

A profound meditation on Kentridge’s multi-dimensional Magic Flute (First published in the Sunday Independent of 28 October 2007) The performances of William Kentridge’s production of Mozart’s Magic Flute have been a triumph in a number of cities in the world, and South Africa has been no exception. Now his Flute, edited by Bronwyn Law-Viljoen, has been issued […]

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“William Kentridge Prints”: Introduction by David Krut

David Krut Publishing, in association with the Faulconer Gallery at Grinnell College, Iowa is pleased to publish William Kentridge Prints. In October 2004, the Faulconer Gallery mounted an exhibition of Kentridge’s prints that included loaned works and an important body of the artist’s prints from the Grinnell College Art Collection. Kay Wilson curated the exhibition […]

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Expectant Fluid: A Collaboration by Kentridge, Shakinovsky and Gavronsky

William Kentridge, Rose Shakinovsky and Claire Gavronsky were at DKW at Arts on Main, in February 2011 to handpaint and sign their collaborative prints that were started in 2009. Jillian Ross, at the AOM DKW only recently has been able to print them and as Shakinovsky and Gavronsky are in South Africa for the next […]

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William Kentridge, Rose Shavinovsky and Claire Gavronsky Collaboration

William Kentridge, Rose Shavinovsky and Claire Gavronsky were visiting DKP at Arts on Main to handpaint and sign some of their collaboration prints. The image was started in February 2009 when Rosenclaire were the artists in residence at Nirox. The three artists were discussing art and each of them drew a self-portrait onto the copper […]

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William Kentridge: Scribe: a new print

This image was printed this year at DKW, Arts on Main. The Scribe print came from William Kentridge’s work on the project he did for the Louvre last year, Carnets d’Egypte (Egyptian Sketchbooks). For this exhibition, Kentridge made 16 short films that were shown in the Egyptian Collection wing of the Louvre. Some of the images that Kentridge […]

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William Kentridge: ‘Obesity, Sobriety and Growing Old’

Sobriety, Obesity and Growing Old forms part of the Nine Soho Eckstein Films by William Kentridge. These chronicle the battle between Soho Eckstein (property developer extraordinaire) and Felix Teitlebaum (whose anxiety flooded half the house) for the hearts and mines of Johannesburg. The characters and some of the interactions came directly from two dreams. What there […]

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Pandora’s Sisters: Diane Victor’s New Editons at DKW

Diane Victor’s work is usually described as social commentary, but what critics often miss, perhaps because her strong imagery repels the squeamish or faint-hearted before they can get a proper look, is its humour, either in the form of biting satire or revealed in the artist’s wry self-deprecation. Since the seriousness of Victor’s work is […]

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William Kentridge Magics the Elements of Classic Opera

William Kentridge magics the elements of classic opera and turns Mozart’s The Magic Flute into glittering gold Opera is pure performance art. It brings together voice and visuals to transport the viewer into a world of fantasy and wonder. At least, that is what it should do. And that is what William Kentridge does achieve in […]

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William Kentridge at Edinburgh Printmakers

Edinburgh Printmakers in collaboration with David Krut Projects will be showing an exhibition of William Kentridge prints’ during the Edinburgh Festival from 21 July to 8 September. The show is called “William Kentridge Prints” – published by David Krut New York. Earlier this year, the curator at Edinburgh Printmakers, Sarah Manning-Cordwell, approached David Krut and Kate […]

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