David Krut Podcast | Nina Torr: Wayfinding – Finding a way through ‘Clicks & Pangs’

DAVID KRUT PODCAST | WAYFINDING NINA TORR IN CONVERSATION WITH BRITT LAWTON | Listening time 25 min https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/davidkrutprojects/episodes/2020-02-12T22_40_14-08_00 In this podcast episode, artist/illustrator Nina Torr and David Krut Podcast host Britt Lawton sit down in conversation about Nina’s Master’s exhibition titled, Wayfinding, showcased with David Krut Projects, Johannesburg (25 January – 22 February 2020). Here, […]

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Print of the month | February 2020 | William Kentridge | Pioneer Corpse

William Kentridge | Linocuts 2019 Pioneer Corps and Muizenberg 1933 are two linocut plates created by William Kentridge which have been in storage at the David Krut Workshop workshop for some years. They were created by Kentridge while he was a student at WITS University in 1975. After the printing of small trial editions, Kentridge […]

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Anticipated Editions for 2020 by Maja Maljević

Text by Annabel Williams, 4 February 2020 Maja Maljević is no stranger to the David Krut collective, initiating the partnership with David Krut Workshop in 2007 and subsequently participating in multiple projects and solo exhibitions in both Johannesburg and New York. Maja’s work is inspired and wholly abstract, incorporating graphic blocks, drippings and swirls of […]

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Mikhael Subotzky | Humorism (After Eliot and da Messina) | New Editions

Humorism (After Eliot and da Messina) marks Mikhael Subotzky’s first foray into printmaking. This series of eight prints, which combine a number of techniques, including photogravure, silkscreen, digital chine collé and monotype, continues Subotzky’s investigation into white masculine vulnerability. The series was created in concert with a new body of work, Massive Nerve Corpus, a […]

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Print of the Month | December 2019 | Zhi Zulu

It is well known that Zebras have stripes to confuse their predators. Zhi Zulu’s pink Zebra in her work Zebra Crossing, 2019 however, seems to have been confused by it’s own tactics having taken the city’s notion of a Zebra crossing a bit too literally and winding up perplexed by it’s inner city surroundings, munching […]

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Prints of the Month | November 2019 | Endale Desalegn

by Hagen Gersie There is no logo for capitalism. While communism is easily recognised by the infamous hammer and sickle, there is no one symbol standing in for capitalism. It easily could be a single-use plastic fork, though, if you think about it. Plastic cutlery is one of the top polluters of our oceans and […]

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David Krut Podcast | William Kentridge | The Thought Forest

Listening time | 20 minutesProduced and edited by Hagen Gersie, research and curation of text by Jacqueline Flint & hosted by Britt Lawton In this episode of the David Krut Podcast we are going to step outside and wander into the forest. A forest that is, populated with trees drawn and printed by William Kentridge. […]

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Print of the Month | October 2019 | William Kentridge

Text by Hagen Gersie In the German language there is a saying that, roughly translated, says: to dance on someone’s nose. It means that a person is doing whatever they want, disobeying any tasks and orders. In that spirit, the Print of the Month in October is Nose 15 by William Kentridge, a figure dressed […]

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The artist with a deep appreciation for art- Mr Avhashoni Mainganye

At a recent SA Cultural Observatory workshop in the Vhembe district in Sibasa, Limpopo, we came across the definition of an artist- Mr Avhashoni Mainganye. Currently based at the Vhembe Arts and Culture centre in Thohoyandou, the unassuming Mainganye is an accomplished painter, printmaker, sculptor, photographer, arts teacher and mentor with more than 30 years’ […]

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William Kentridge 27 Years of collaboration feature ‘West Coast Series: Skurfberg’, 2010

These works relate to drawings that Kentridge made as labels for rare wines made by the Sadie family from vines, planted in around 1900 on the Cape West Coast of South Africa. The collection is called the Ouwingerdreeks (Old Vine Series). During the tour of the vineyards the artist learned some viticultural skills – principles […]

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William Kentridge ’27 Years of collaboration’ feature: Universal Archive (Peonies), 2012

This work also forms part of the Universal Archive series of linocuts. The traditional still life image of flowers in a vase reverberates throughout Western art history, from the Impressionists to the present. This image recalls most specifically the 1882 painting by Edouard Manet of flowers in an oblong crystal vase. Flower-centric still life images function in […]

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Adejoke Tugbiyele, Woman Dignity, 2019

Tugbiyele is a talented, award-winning international visual artist, sculptor, filmmaker, writer, activist and Fulbright scholar. Born in Brooklyn but of Nigerian descent, Adejoke has a Masters in Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art.She has exhibited at The Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, The Brooklyn Museum, Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian […]

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New Editions by William Kentridge | 1975 Linocut Impressions & Triumphs and Laments Woodcut Text Pieces 2019

In the 27 years since their meeting in 1992, Kentridge has collaborated with David Krut on numerous print editions, which have brought together Master Printers at print workshops in various countries. Upon reflection on Kentridge’s substantial contribution to printmaking, the David Krut Workshop has revisited two linoleum plates that Kentridge carved in 1975, during his […]

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David Krut Podcast | Stephen Hobbs in conversation with Jacqueline Flint

EPISODE DESCRIPTION In this episode, artist Stephen Hobbs and writer Jacqueline Flint have a conversation about Stephen’s latest exhibition at David Krut Projects titled Body Parts (July – August 2019). The conversation took place at the David Krut Gallery – 142 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood, Johannesburg. The two talk about where Hobbs draws his inspiration […]

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David Krut Podcast | Artist Series E29 | Zhi Zulu & Zebra Crossing

Ever wondered how the animals who have been left out of the Big Five feel? This is the question that inspired Zhi Zulu’s latest work, ‘Zebra Crossing.’ In this episode, Britt Lawton from David Krut Projects spoke to illustrator, artist and graphic novelist Zhi Zulu about her latest artwork ‘Zebra Crossing’- the result of a […]

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João Renato Orecchia Zúñiga new editions 2019

João Renato Orecchia Zúñiga is a Peruvian Italian Brooklyn-born Johannesburg based artist, composer and maker of physical and virtual “things” that play with reality by deconstructing it, shifting expectations of standard uses or purposes of objects and processes. Orecchia began collaborating with Master Printer Jillian Ross in March 2018 with their shared enthusiasm to experiment […]

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INSTRUCTION Performances by João Orecchia

David Krut Projects was pleased to open Instruction on 14 May 2019 at 142A Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood, Johannesburg. Instruction was the first solo project by João Renato Orecchia Zúñiga; a visual exploration of a playful and intuitive working process with sound and music. Orecchia finds ways of charting sonic movements and translations onto paper, developing […]

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David Krut Podcast | Artist Series E28: Paul Senyol – Markers

In this episode, Britt Lawton from the David Krut Gallery sat down to speak to self-taught artist Paul Senyol the day of his opening for Markers – a solo showcase done in collaboration with Paul Senyol and his representing gallery Salon91, Cape Town. Paul Senyol is an abstract painter who reflects the details of everyday […]

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