Mainly Benoni. And Paintings: an exhibition by Jessica Webster at NIROX Projects

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, […]

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Colbert Mashile: New Paintings made in Hazyview, Mpumalanga

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 […]

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Christopher Cozier: After All That Talk (2011)

  [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 […]

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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 […]

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Prints Created by Jürgen Partenheimer at DKW

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 […]

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Diane Victor: Ashes to Ashes and Smoke to Dust exhibition at UJ Art Gallery

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 […]

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Robyn Penn: Pretty World Artist’s Talk on Saturday 19th November at AOM

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 […]

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Lawrence Lemaoana Monotypes

In February 2011 Lemaoana visited the David Krut Print Workshop (DKW) at Arts on Main to work on a series of ten monotypes. The artist collaborated with printers Jillian Ross and Mlungisi Kongisa. A small selection of these works are on display at the David Krut Bookstore at 140 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood. For enquiries […]

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Jürgen Partenheimer – Seeds & Tracks and Folded Spirits at NIROX Projects

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 […]

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Robyn Penn: Pretty World exhibition, 17 November – 12 February 2012 at AOM

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 […]

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Untitled: DKW Summer Show (5 November 2011 – 21 January 2012)

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 […]

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Maja Maljević’s “Nirox Diaries”

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 […]

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Guillotine by Lisa Jaffe: Official Launch 29 October 2011

                    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 […]

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The Remaining Official 2010 FIFA World Cup Art Posters

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 […]

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Joburg Art Fair 2011 artworks available for viewing at DKP, Parkwood

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 […]

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New Editions: Richard Penn

Richard Penn started working at DKW in 2010 on a series of monotypes. Using nature magazines and images captured by the Hubble Telescope as his references, he immersed himself in exploring the simultaneity of macroscopic and microscopic scale in his artworks. Looking at scale and distance depicted on a single sheet of paper, Penn illustrates how within a single […]

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New Deluxe Edition “Fire Walker” Books at David Krut Projects, Parkwood

Fourth Wall Books recently launched the Kentridge/Marx publication Fire Walker in New York this year and then again at Arts on Main in Johannesburg. The book has been edited by Oliver Barstow and Bronwyn Law-Viljoen and it includes essays by Mark Gevisser, Mpho Matsipa, Alexandra Dodd, Jonathan Cane and Zen Marie. The Deluxe Edition of the book […]

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New Cannonball Prints from Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop Available at DKP, Parkwood

Mike Houston and Martin Mazorra from Cannonball Press in New York have released woodcuts that are now available in limited numbers from DKW. The Cannonball Press duo printed the woodcuts with RBPW printers Phil Sanders and Deborah Chaney. For more information on the availability of the prints, please contact the gallery. Tel: 011 447 0627 /Email: taryn@davidkrut.com or claire@davidkrut.com […]

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