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Deborah Bell Collaboration Conti...

The American Master Printer Phil Sanders, returned for his second visit this year in September (2017), to continue working in the workshop with Jillian Ross and her team, in collaboration with Deborah Bell, on her new series of intaglio prints. Bell continued to work on the large scale diptych etching adding a second plate to each […]

Abstraction at David Krut Projec...

David Krut Projects has collaborated with a wide range of artists working in the realm of abstraction. Abstract art uses a unique visual language of shape, form, colour and line to create a composition which exists independently from visual references. Since the early 1900s, abstract art is a central stream of modern art and has continued to […]

Word Art E02 | A Pondering Podca...

Douglas Reid Skinner’s musical voice, which takes you back to the years of audio books on tape recorders, returns for the second instalment of his podcast series. You are listening the second half of Skinner’s poetry reading at the launch of his new anthology, Liminal, held at David Krut Projects Cape Town. Skinner is also […]

Artist Series E02: Jacob van Sch...

Cape Town based artist Jacob van Schalkwyk speaks about his collaboration with David Krut Workshop and the conceptualization of his 2017 Solo Project and Print Launch, DOLCEFARNIENTE at David Krut Projects in Parkwood, Johannesburg.     DOLCEFARNIENTE translates as “the enjoyment of idleness”, the sweetness (dolce) of doing (faro) nothing (niente). It is an Italian concept […]

Print/s of the Month | Quinten E...

  “My work is about teasing out, probing and proposing intersectional relationships” – Williams The first of our new feature Print/s of the Month chosen by Archivist Noma Ngwenya for the month of August is Quinten E William’s Untitled (Black and Grey).  The work is up at the David Krut Workshop at Arts on Main, Maboneng, Johannesburg. The print […]

An Online Exhibition Experience

  Triumphs and Laments Woodcuts, 06 July – 24 August at the David Krut Projects Gallery, exhibits three large-scale woodcuts made as a collaborative body of work between William Kentridge and David Krut Projects. ‘Mantegna’, ‘The Flood’ and ‘Lampedusa’ are based on the initial drawings of Kentridge’s monumental ‘Triumphs and Laments’ frieze across the Tiber […]

Talk by Jillian Ross I 22 July 1...

Jillian Ross on The Making of Triumphs and Laments Woodcuts 22 July 2017, 11am at the David Krut Projects Gallery Master Printer Jillian Ross who was integral to the conceptualization and collaborative creation of the woodcuts, along with printmakers Chad Cordeirro and Sbongiseni Khulu will discuss their collaboration with Kentridge and the history of the […]

Asuka Nirasawa Enamoured by MULT...

On the 30th May David Krut Projects Cape Town (DKCT) had the honour of launching Asuka Nirasawa’s residency showcase, MULTIFINITY.  The showcase marks the completion of the month-long residency programme Nirasawa experienced at DKCT.  The showcase consists of circular fabric collages on handmade paper and stretched canvas. To accompany these colourful mixed media works Nirasawa […]

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 […]