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Maja Maljevic – Revisited at NIROX Projects, 6 – 27 May 2012

In 1863, Édouard Manet painted Olympia and, in so doing, instigated the reinvention of painting. Suddenly, painting was liberated from what in the twentieth century has been referred to as the “tyranny of appearance” and the “picture-object” was born – ‘the picture as pure materiality, as simple coloured surface’[1]. Every generation of painters following in […]

Maja Maljević – Revisited – Installation and Opening Images- May 6 – 27, 2012

Text by Jacqueline Nurse In 1863, Édouard Manet painted Olympia and, in so doing, instigated the reinvention of painting. Suddenly, painting was liberated from what in the twentieth century has been referred to as the “tyranny of appearance” and the “picture-object” was born – ‘the picture as pure materiality, as simple coloured surface’[1]. Every generation […]

Maja Maljević – Revisited – Exhibition Opening 6 May 2012

Maja Maljević will be exhibiting at Nirox Projects, Arts on Main, from 6 May to 27 May 2012. Maja Maljević was born in Belgrade, the capital of what today is Serbia, in 1973, and immigrated to South Africa in 2000. She has exhibited extensively both locally and internationally, including Johannesburg, Cape Town, New York, Vienna, […]

Untitled: DKW Summer Show (5 November 2011 – 21 January 2012)

The David Krut Projects Summer Show for 2011 features artworks from a wide selection of artists, most of whom have worked closely with us, some of whom come from further abroad. Untitled brings together a collection of prints that celebrate the diversity of associated and DKW artists, pooling together a variety of themes and techniques […]

Maja Maljević’s “Nirox Diaries”

Maja Maljević was recently in residence at NIROX Foundation from 2 September to 17 September with German artist Tatjana Doll. Towards the end of her stay, she also met another renound German artist Jürgen Partenheimer, who is currently in residence at NIROX. For Maljević, the opportunity to spend time with two dynamic and sophisticated painters made a […]

David Krut Projects at Joburg Art Fair 2011

David Krut Projects will be showcasing work by Bruce Backhouse, Gail Behrmann, Deborah Bell, Bronwen Findlay, Claire Gavronsky, Joseph Hart, Stephen Hobbs, William Kentridge, David Koloane, Lawrence Lemaoana, Maja Maljević, Colbert Mashile, Richard Penn, Robyn Penn, Rose Shakinovsky, Gary Schneider, Senzo Shabangu, Diane Victor, Mary Wafer and Jessica Webster at the Joburg Art Fair at Booth […]

IMPRINT: Selected Editions and Works on Paper, Installation Images

IMPRINT: Selected Editions and Works on Paper, Installation Images

David Krut Projects is pleased to present IMPRINT, a selection of editions and works on paper by local and international artists, running from 10 December 2011 until 28 January 2012. The installation of works in IMPRINT is reminiscent of 19th century salon hangings, in which artwork is placed almost from floor to ceiling. The visual […]

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FILM: Taryn Hackett talks about Maja Maljević’s “Bubble and Leak” Exhibition

Camerawork and Editing: Liesl van Wyk © TAXI Art Films and David Krut Publishing

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Maja Maljevic’s monotype project extended and Sam Nhlengethwa at AOM

Maja Maljevic’s monotype project has been extended. Maljevic is working on finalising the work she has done throughout the last few weeks. Sam Nhlengethwa also visited Arts on Main today and worked in collaboration with Mlungisi Kongisa to produce works for his exhibition at the Goodman Gallery set to open 26 August 2010. Please click […]

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Genevieve Lowe and Hannah Dumes in South Africa

Genevieve Lowe and Hannah Dumes are responsible for running David Krut Projects in New York. They are curently in South Africa working with David Krut Publishing in Johannesburg. They were visiting the DKW printing workshop at Arts on Main this week, and because they both have experience in printmaking, they were able to give some […]

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Richard Penn and Maja Maljevic at Arts on Main

Richard Penn and Maja Maljevic worked at Arts on Main for the second week of the Monotype project. This week, Richard continued to explore different methods to acquire the exact technique he was after. He mostly used an electrical Dremel tool on Perspex sheets. Maljevic was working meticulously on different types of paper using layers […]