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Painterly Printmaking using Spit...

American Master Printer Phil Sanders visited the David Krut Workshop (DKW) in March 2017 to work with Master Printer Jillian Ross and her team, in collaboration with with Deborah Bell, on a new series of intaglio prints. This collaboration saw Bell exploring the spitbite technique further. “Spitbite aquatint involves painting strong acid directly onto the aquatint ground of […]

Mischa Fristch’s New Studi...

Mischa Fristch’s New Studio in Europe

Mischa Fritsch has recently relocated to Europe, where he has set up camp (and studio) in a beautiful old building in Munich. He touched base with us recently, and sent through some images of his new studio. Although the new space is less a treasure trove of found material than his South African base – […]

<1234567> A Multimedia Collabor...

  A new creative collective was formed at the end of 2015. The collective’s working title is <1234567>. Directed by Andrew Putter, the collaborators consist of an electronic duo, a director/architect, a mixed media fine artist, print enthusiast/self publisher, VJ/visual artist and a web developer and animator. Each collaborator brings a different creative focus and skill-set to the […]

Aida Muluneh: Reframing the Art ...

The following is a statement made by Aida Muluneh about her participation in the group exhibition, The Divine Comedy, Contemporary African Artists (2014) hosted and curated by the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art which showcased her chromogenic colour prints titled The 99 Series (2013): Inferno is made of history, not only of a country […]

Aida Muluneh at Lumières d’Afriq...

12.11.2015 Aida Muluneh has been invited to participate in Lumières d’Afrique, a group exhibition where 54 world-renowned artists, one for each country on the great African continent, will present a work inspired by a single theme: “The Illuminated Africa.” The exhibition runs from the 4th to 24th of November 2015 at Théâtre National de Chaillot […]

Maja Maljevic in Elle Deco

Recently one of our artist, Maja Maljevic was interviewed by Elle Deco South Africa, here are some of the questions that she was asked, Describe your artistic concept in a nutshell… I am interested in expressing a visual language made up of abstract elements and principles that converse with each other but do not construct a narrative through […]

Turbine Art Fair 2015, Newtown &...

Turbine Art Fair 2015, Newtown – Johannesburg

Thank you to everyone who was able to join us at the Turbine Art Fair 2015 held from 16-19 July at Turbine Hall, Johannesburg. A diverse crowd of visitors were present, ranging from established collectors to guests who have never purchased art but are interested in learning more, where present. Art was viewed and purchased in a […]

RISD Interns at DKW Winter 2015

  David Krut projects is pleased to welcome two interns ,Caroline Robinson and Oliver Dewey-Gartner who are currently completing their  first year towards their BFA degree in Printmaking at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island.   The two will be spending the winter at the DKW and hope to learn many […]

Internship opportunity at David ...

DAVID KRUT BOOKSTORE is seeking responsible and highly motivated interns to assist with the daily running of the bookstore in Parkwood. The internship can be either full-time or part-time (minimum 2 days a week) for at least a 3-month period. Internships are unpaid for the first three months, with the possibility of discussion around employment […]

Creative Writing Course at David...

David Krut Projects Cape Town is excited to be hosting a flagship creative writing course in Cape Town this coming May. The course, run by All About Writing, will take place at our studio in the Montebello Design Centre in Newlands and is taught by internationally published novelist, Jo-Anne Richards. “Taking a non-formulaic approach distinguished by the personal attention and feedback we […]

Studio Visit with Quinten Edward...

Studio Visit with Quinten Edward Williams

Quinten Edward Williams’s studio is a place where he uses the material activity of painting as a way to consider a very human trait: our uncertain experience of the world. At the moment Quinten is preparing for a group show at David Krut Projects in March titled “Along the Line”. For this show he will exhibit some […]

Chris Ofili ‘Night and Day...

  Upon returning to New York City from my first semester of graduate school at the Rhode Island School of Design to intern at David Krut Projects New York, in Chelsea, NYC for my winter studies session, I was quite excited by the exhibitions that were on show. Specifically I was interested in Chris Ofili’s […]

Interview with Wilma Cruise

Interview with Wilma Cruise

Wilma Cruise is a South African sculptor and visual artist spent some time at the David Krut Workshop at Art on Main in Maboneng, Johannesburg.  Her previous collaboration with DKW printers in 2008 yielded a solo exhibition called SPLIT LON.NY.JHB .  Her visit this time has had her produce a series of etchings which she […]

Interview with Wilma Cruise

                                    Wilma Cruise is a South African sculptor and visual artist spent some time at the David Krut Workshop at Art on Main in Maboneng, Johannesburg.  Her previous collaboration with DKW printers in 2008 yielded a solo exhibition […]

Lorenzo Nassimbeni at David Krut...

  ‘Replenish’, Ink on paper, 20 x 25 cm, 2014. Lorenzo Nassimbeni reflects on his formative experience of working with David Krut Projects at the D.K.P Workshop in Johannesburg. He frames this influential engagement around his own practice and articulates his artistic direction in view of the recent opening of ‘City Below’, which is his […]

Artist Christopher Cozier awarde...

  Incredible news! David Krut Projects’ artist, Christopher Cozier has been awarded the Cannonball Residency in Miami! Congratulations Christopher! Cozier is an artist, curator and writer currently living in Trinidad. Last year, Cozier was awarded the Prince Claus Fund Award and was chosen for the Writer’s Room residency at the Betsy Hotel-South Beach.    

David Krut Interviewed for Natal...

David Krut Interviewed for Natalie Knight Biography

Writer Lana Jacobson and curator, researcher, art consultant and gallery owner Natalie Knight visited David Krut Projects on Tuesday afternoon (13 January) as part of Jacobson’s research into the biography she is writing on Knight. Knight and Krut had a business partnership, which in the early years primarily involved bringing international artworks to South Africa, […]

In Conversation with The Benedic...

David Krut Projects caught up with some of the artists with works represented in The Benediction of Shade II currently on show at David Krut Projects Johannesburg (142 Jan Smuts Avenue and Arts on Main).  The artists engaged with the figure, idea or metaphor of the forest or the tree in different ways and through […]