Painterly Printmaking using Spitbite

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 […]

Artist Feature: Maja Maljević

Maja Maljević enjoys a play between the figurative and abstract in creating works that are ultimately ambiguous and elusive. They command a visceral response when engaging the viewer. Each image is a psychedelic assembly point for a wide range of ideas and experiences.

Residency Report

Asuka Nirasawa visits Bridget Henderson, owner of Cowgirl Blues. Asuka and Francine, who is busy dyeing a selection of wool. On Friday 5 May 2017 Asuka Nirasawa, our current artist-in-residency at David Krut projects Cape Town (DKCT) visited the studio of the designer, Bridget Henderson. Cowgirl Blues is based in the creative suburb of Woodstock and […]

Kentridge’s large woodcuts at M...

Kentridge’s large woodcuts at Marian Goodman Gallery Paris

William Kentridge’s solo exhibition, ‘O Sentimental Machine’, is on show at the Marian Goodman Gallery Paris from 15 March, now extended until 20 May 2017. The show features three large woodcuts, standing beautifully in the new Librairie Marian Goodman, from the Triumphs and Laments series, that were created in collaboration with the David Krut Workshop […]

Asuka Nirasawa | David Krut Project...

David Krut Projects Cape Town (DKCT) is delighted to announce its first artist-in-residency (AIR). During the month of May, the Japanese artist, Asuka Nirasawa will be transforming the project space into her studio, activating the space and in the process creating an entirely new body of work. Born and raised in Osaka, Japan, Nirasawa studied […]

Stephen Hobbs | New works in Letterpr...

Letterpress is a form of relief printing where blocks of movable type are composed and locked into the “bed” or “chase” of a press. The raised surfaces may then be inked up and printed repeatedly onto substrates. Looking at previous work, Hobbs worked with Master Printer Jillian Ross, as well as printmaker Talya Lubinsky and […]

READY!!!!! Jacob van Schalkwyk’s etch...

READY!!!!! Jacob van Schalkwyk’s etchings: “Waltz” and “W”

For many years, Van Schalkwyk has used Josef Albers’ colour system COLOR-AID to arrive at considered and very specific colour combinations for his artworks. Using lithography ink to make these drawings, he also carefully considers each sheet of paper he uses to produce such drawings. Waltz is a multi-plate deeply bitten, sugarlift aquatint etching printed onto a […]

David Krut ARCHIVE

DAVID KRUT PROJECTS ARCHIVE Opening the Archives Opening the Archives gives the public the opportunity to view and buy works that are within the David Krut Projects (DKP) collection. The space is a platform to show works by artists with whom we have collaborated over the years and include a multitude of mediums, many focusing […]

David Krut Projects Featured Artist: ...

David Krut Projects is pleased to present our featured artist, Tendai Mupita. His work will be on show at David Krut Bookstore, 151 Jan Smuts Avenue from 1 – 8 April 2017.

Deborah Bell at DKW with Phil Sanders

There has been a flurry of activity at DKW over the past two weeks. The American Master Printer Phil Sanders, visited the workshop to work with Jillian Ross and her team in collaboration with Deborah Bell on a new series of intaglio prints. Deborah and Phil’s last visit to the studio was in 2014 where […]

Professional Artist Plan Chests Avail...

St John Fuller is a Cape Town based carpenter who creates wonderfully varied and beautiful custom work through an intimate understanding of materials and processes. David Krut Projects’ commitment to local initiatives in design, the arts and related education led to ongoing collaborations with Fuller since 2013.  These wonderful planchests can be made in variable […]

Conversations with a Young Hustla ...

Elize de Beer 14 Feb 2017 David Krut Projects Cape Town (DKCT) will be hosting the first in its series of interactive discussions, titled “Conversations with a Young Hustla”. In this first edition,  Andile Dube from Young Hustla comics will be in conversation with the visual artist, Chuma Somdaka. Andile Dube is originally from Johannesburg. […]

Jaco van Schalkwyk Studio Visit

Upon visiting van Schalkwyk’s studio it is evident that his practice is particularly concerned with the formal element of colour. Whilst studying at New York’s Pratt Institute the artist spent an entire year focussed solely on the study and manipulation of colour. He shows us swatches of colour cards named, “color aids”. On each of […]

Robyn Penn: The Map is Not the Territ...

Blogger: Rachel van Blydenstein Printer Kim-Lee Loggenberg is immersed in the completion of Robyn Penn’s latest edition, The Map is Not the Territory I and II. These prints are part of a suite of three clouds that make up Penn’s most recent collaboration with DKW, ‘The Cloud of Unknowing‘. Penn, who recently opened an exhibition at […]

Making Monotypes with Mongezi Ncaphay...

Blogger: Rachel van Blydenstein 2017.02.08 Abstract artist Mongezi Ncaphayi is currently working on a new series of monotypes at DKW. Following his first collaboration with us in 2013, this body of work reflects the nuances of his mark- making process:- that which is distinctive to the artist’s style. Winner of the Gerard Sekoto and Absa […]

DKW continues the Triumphs and Lament...

BLOGGER: RACHEL VAN BLYDENSTEIN 23.01.2017 With two weeks into the year, it’s full steam ahead in the workshop and the printmakers have launched into a range of projects:- inking up, carving, printing and building up a creative brainstorm on what the year ahead will hold. Our collaboration with William Kentridge on the woodblock series began […]

Zimbabwean Sculptor John James, in co...

John James Born: Harare, Zimbabwe Residence: Witbank, South Africa BLOGGER: RHULANI SHABANGU John James born in Harare, Zimbabwe, discovered artistic genesis playing with clay as a young child with his mother. From the construction of wire cars to playful interactions on the streets of Zimbabwe to the experimentation of discarded materials found in scrap yards, […]

Bell | Kentridge | Victor – Ins...

Installation images of Bell | Kentridge | Victor, a group exhibition currently running at David Krut Projects Cape Town, until 28 January 2016. Featured within this exhibition is the interactive artwork titled, “Rainbow Nation” by St. John Fuller.