Posts in category DK Print Workshop Blog

Print of the Month | Sept 2019 |...

Text by Hagen Gersie Have you ever tried to visualise music? It is an arduous task, but one that João Renato Orecchia Zúñiga set out to achieve. Printmaking is not a typical field for the Peruvian-Italian Brooklyn-born and Johannesburg-based artist, composer and maker of physical and virtual “things”, who is usually occupied with sound, space […]

LATITUDES Limited

The launch of special limited edition fine art silkscreen prints made by selected artists in collaboration with the David Krut Workshop and Master Printer Jillian Ross and printer Roxy Kaczmarek. LATITUDES Limited prints are available as part of the Latitudes VIP Limited package, at R4000 (incl. VAT).  Contact info@latitudesartfair.com to reserve your print and your place […]

Print of the Month | July/August...

David Krut Workshop’s July/August print of the month commemorates the late David Koloane (1938 -2019). The influential artist’s work looks with a lively and perceptive eye at the bustling urban environment with a particular focus on the complexities of the South African urban landscape.  Koloane’s work is often recurring and commonly depicts township scenes, dogs, […]

Sneak Peak – Maja Maljević...

This past July has seen artist Maja Maljevic hard at work at the David Krut Workshop. The teams flurry of printing activity is in preparation of her upcoming solo project in New York in October. Maljevic has been working with Master Printer Jillian Ross and the workshop team to produce a new series of mixed […]

Zhi Zulu collaborates with the D...

I am Zhi Zulu. I’m a 23-year-old, Gold craft Loerie award-winning illustrator from the beautiful city of Johannesburg. I love to tell stories through illustration. I just completed a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Visual Communication at the Open Window Institute. I have worked previously as a graphic designer and illustrator. I am currently the sole-owner of a […]

William Kentridge’s ‘A Poe...

“Designed in close consultation with the artist, the exhibition showcases early graphic art and films from the 1980s and 1990s as well as examples of Kentridge’s more recent output, including the first adaptations for museum presentation of elements from The Head & The Load, which premiered at the Tate Modern, London, in the summer of […]

Print of the Month June | Mongez...

Rejoice is 1 of 4 prints, in a series of predominantly water colour monotype prints combined with momentary water based Woody crayon marks. Mongezi Ncaphayi first collaborated with David Krut Workshop (DKW) in 2013, he was the recipient of the Gerard Sekoto Award and Absa L’Atelier Awards in the same year. He has also recently […]

‘Instruction’ Kids W...

Artist Joao Renato Orecchia Zuniga’s exhibition ‘Instruction‘ is a visual exploration of a playful and intuitive working process with sound and music. Orecchia and the David Krut Workshop opened up this process to children through two Kids Workshops. The 2 hour workshop (for children aged 6-12yrs) began with stamp making, the group cut shapes and stuck […]

Print Workshop – A Week in...

William Kentridge was in the workshop this week to add to the second part of the large-scale woodcut Leaning on Air. He has been tearing and pinning pieces onto the print to indicate carving and where to place torn collage pieces. The team is now busy tracing these indicated areas, carving and proofing them. Jillian […]

Print/s of the Month | April/May...

Now that the Living Outnumber the Dead was made in 2005 and is part of Deborah Bell’s on going collaboration with the David Krut Workshop. The work falls into a continuing series that are based on sketches from her notebooks.  The sketches are created on her numerous visits to museums both local and abroad. The […]

Print Workshop – A week in...

We had artist William Kentridge come in to work on his latest collaboration with the workshop: Leaning on Air, the 5th and 6th large-scale woodcut in the Triumphs and Laments Woodcuts series. Read more about the current project here: Artist João Renato Orecchia Zuniga has been in this week working on an upcoming body of prints. Orecchia was featured at the Print […]

Print/s of the Month March | Maj...

The print collage series titled Document for the People were part of Maljević’s popular exhibition Polytekton 2018.  Maljević collaborated with Master Printer Jillian Ross and her team, at the David Krut Workshop, on a series of prints titled Documents for the People. This exciting new body of work, as Maljević’s title of her show suggests, demonstrates a multitude of […]

THE PRINT CLUB – DKP in co...

Be the first to see artworks hot off the printing press. Meet Artists & Printmakers in person. Learn or ask questions about concept development and processes. Seek expert advice on growing your art collection. Purchase new and exclusive fine art prints. FOR ITS FIRST EDITION, ON TUES 19 FEB 2019, THE PRINT CLUB FEATURED A […]

Kentridge Studio Technical Direc...

On Tuesday evening, 12 March, the David Krut Workshop invited Chris-Waldo de Wet, the technical director of William Kentridge’s sculpture studio, to come in to talk about the behind-the-scenes process of how Kentridge’s Triumphs and Laments frieze came to be along the side of the Tiber River in Rome.  Armed with photographs, videos, maquettes and more, Chris […]

William Kentridge | Triumphs and...

Work on the fifth and largest work in the Triumphs and Laments Woodcut series titled: Leaning on Air has begun.  In early 2016, William Kentridge was at work on a monumental frieze to be installed along the banks of Rome’s Tiber River in April of the same year. The 550 meter work, stencilled onto the […]

Kids Print Workshop – Will...

On Saturday 2 march 2019 in the David Krut Projects Gallery beneath the showcase of a giant William Kentridge woodcut print, titled That which I do not remember, the David Krut Workshop hosted an exciting workshop for kids. The workshop aimed to familiarise kids (ages 5 – 12) with the foundation of woodblock printing and collage in the same vein as […]

Print of the Month | December 20...

This month features Matthew Hindley’s watercolour monotype Fireball, 2016 as our print of the month.  This print was the first monotype pulled when he made this series at the David Krut Workshop in 2016. Hindley’s selection of cell phone photographs were found on Google images and newsfeeds. He is attracted to the raw quality of […]

Maja Maljević ‘Document fo...

The print collage series titled Document for the People were part of Maljević’s popular exhibition Polytekton 2018. They are on show at the David Krut Workshop, at Arts on Main in Maboneng. Maljević collaborated with Master Printer Jillian Ross and her team, at the David Krut Workshop, on a series of prints titled Documents for the People. […]