Deborah Bell Collaboration Continues

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 […]

Feeling a Little Nosey with William Kentridge & Jane Taylor

David Krut Projects Cape Town recently hosted Jane Taylor in conversation with William Kentridge on her latest published work William Kentridge Being Led by the Nose. Taylor, a long-time friend and collaborator with Kentridge has previously contributed to Ubu and the Truth Commission, and The Confessions of Zeno. Being Led by the Nose uses The […]

Allsorts – a painting by Jacob van Schalkwyk

David Krut Projects Cape Town recently opened Jacob van Schalkwyk’s Solo Project and Print Launch, DOLCEFARNIENTE. The traveling retrospective first opened at David Krut Projects in Johannesburg in March 2017, showcasing a decade of van Schalkwyk’s works, ranging from drawings, prints, installations, videos, and paintings. Shown for the first time in Cape Town, the featured […]

Print/s of the Month | Maja Maljevic

Serbian born artist Maja Maljevic has had several successful solo exhibitions in South Africa and completed an important commission for the Raphael Hotel on Nelson Mandela Square in Sandton. Maljevic first collaborated with the David Krut Workshop (DKW) in 2007, and since then she has created several bodies of work with the DKW printmakers. In […]

Mikhael Subotzky in conversation with Phil Sanders | 30 Sept 3pm

IN CONVERSATION WITH MIKHAEL SUBOTZKY AND PHIL SANDERS  September 30 | 3 pm at the Brewery in Arts on Main, Maboneng Limited seating available, please RSVP David Krut Projects, in partnership with Goodman Gallery, invites you to attend a conversation between Mikhael Subotzky and Phil Sanders, to be moderated by Bronwyn Law-Viljoen, in which the artist and […]

Artist Feature: Water-dreamer by Claire Lichtenstein

A feature showcase of paintings by Claire Lichtenstein Water-dreamer  Opening 7 October 2017, 11AM David Krut Bookstore 151 Jan Smuts Avenue   “The element of water is the fundamental metaphor for depth and past time.” – Gaston Bachelard, philosopher. Flow is the mutual nature of water and paint. There is life in paint. It is […]

Print of the Month | Deborah Bell, Breath, 2017

David Krut Projects is pleased to announce a new series of complex etchings by Deborah Bell, which have been created in collaboration with American Master Printer Phil Sanders at the David Krut Workshop at Arts on Main in Johannesburg. A work of alchemical beauty to come out of the collaboration is Breath. The image stems […]

A Conversation with Phil Sanders

David Krut Workshop in conversation with American Master Printer Phil Sanders about the recent collaboration with South African artist Deborah Bell at the David Krut Workshop in March 2017. Read more about recently released prints:… Video and editing by Brighton Nkomo    

The Cape Town Calendar I September

David Krut Projects Cape Town Calendar I September Exhibition Space I Boutique Bookstore I Free Event Series David Krut Projects Cape Town, 31 Newlands Avenue, Newlands, Cape Town 7700 What is on at David Krut Projects Cape Town for the rest of this Month? Book Launch & Discussion  I  Jane Taylor’s Being Led by the Nose […]

Abstraction at David Krut Projects

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 Podcast, Poetry Part II

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 […]

Word Art E01| Poetry Reading by Douglas Reid Skinner

The renowned South African poet Douglas Reid Skinner reads from his newest anthology Liminal and a previous collection titled Blue Rivers. This seventh collection from one of South African poetry’s underappreciated master is possibly his best. Metatextual, meticulous and steeped deeply in sentiment. Liminal is an exquisite and at times startling rumination on lives lived, […]

Artist Series E03: Wilfred Ukpong Social Sculpture & the Third World

Oxford-based Nigerian artist and academic Wilfred Ukpong discusses the conceptual framework which underpins his multidisciplinary oeuvre of sculpture, films, performances and artworks. Working on a dystopian Afro-futurist film set along the Niger Delta for seven years, Ukpong, trains and funds people from the rural community to work on his film and become artists in their […]

The Art We Make E01: William Kentridge’s Triumphs and Laments Woodcuts

William Kentridge’s large-scale new body of work, Triumphs and Laments Woodcuts, is described by Master Printer Jillian Ross and associate printers Sbongiseni Khulu and Chad Cordiero. Speakers: Jillian Ross – Introduces the Project Ross, the David Krut Workshop Master Printer, oversaw the project and conceptualized it closely with William Kentridge. Ross introduces the woodcut series, […]

Artist Series E02: Jacob van Schalkwyk | DOLCEFARNIENTE: Solo Projects and Print Launch

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 […]

Artist Series E01: Stephen Hobbs | No Fusion Student Walkabout

Stephen Hobbs gave a walkabout to his students from the Graduate School of Architecture at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) on his recent solo exhibition No Fusion, held at David Krut Projects in May 2017. The exhibition is presented in progress; with additional exhibits, a book launch and a talk taking place during the run of […]

Tools of the trade

The Workshop is filled with strange and wonderful tools. Often tools are borrowed from other industries such as the Jewellery and Engineering. We use the deburring tool for preparing the edge of plates before printing. the curved swivel blade alows you to shear off uneven and rough edges before finally filing and polishing them smooth. […]

Print/s of the Month | Quinten E. Williams

  “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 […]