Posts in category Artists

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 […]

Mongezi Ncaphayi in the Workshop

As the smooth sound of Kandace Springs fill the workshop Mongezi Ncaphayi arranges cut out shapes of paper, in preparation for chine collé, and draws with crayon and ink working on his latest series of lyrical abstract monotypes.   Mongezi’s process is one of chance and intuition. The prints are layered and composite of lines, […]

The Opening of Lebo Thoka’...

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 […]

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 […]

Artist Series E06 | William Kent...

Join us for Wednesdays with William Kentridge; a series of sound clips from the artist on a CD-ROM published by David Krut in 1997. The Following podcasts are of Kentridge talking about his artworks; the subject matter and how they came about. Triptych (1985-1990) Art in a State (1986) Little Morals (1991) Heads and Irises […]

Print/s of the Month (January) &...

Ballen’s Find 2 (2016) demonstrates beautifully the technique of sugarlift aquatint, chine collé and hard ground line. The larger gestural repetitive marks at the bottom of the image are made using sugarlift aquatint. This allows the artist to create a tonal area that is true to the directly made mark. The length of time etched will […]

Artist Series E07 | a Survey of ...

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 […]

Diane Victor’s Little Dyst...

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 […]

Artist Series E06 | William Kent...

Artist Series E06 | William Kentridge on Techniques & processes | Part 1 Join us for Wednesdays with William Kentridge; a series of sound clips from  the artist on a CD-ROM published by David Krut in 1997. Part 1 of the William Kentridge E06 is an introduction to how Kentridge generates his ideas through drawing. He talks […]

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 […]

Print/s of the Month | Maja Malj...

Serbian born artist Maja Maljevic has had several successful solo exhibitions in South Africa and completed an important commission for the Raphael Hotel on Nelson Mandela Square in Sandton. Maljevic first collaborated with the David Krut Workshop (DKW) in 2007, and since then she has created several bodies of work with the DKW printmakers. In […]

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 […]

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 […]