JOÃO RENATO ORECCHIA ZÚÑIGA Abroad

Orecchia is now travelling internationally to perform his compositions with The Blind Mass Orchestra during the Holland Festival 2019 in Amsterdam. William Kentridge and Faustin Linyekula are also taking part in the festival as associate artists. As an introduction, William Kentridge will be on stage with his lecture-performance Defence of the Less Good Idea, an ode to deviating from an […]

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William Kentridge’s ‘A Poem is not your Own’ features the Triumphs and Laments Woodcut series, Kunst Museum, Basel

“Designed in close consultation with the artist, the exhibition showcases early graphic art and films from the 1980s and 1990s as well as examples of Kentridge’s more recent output, including the first adaptations for museum presentation of elements from The Head & The Load, which premiered at the Tate Modern, London, in the summer of […]

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Print of the Month June | Mongezi Ncaphayi | ‘Rejoice’ 2017

Rejoice is 1 of 4 prints, in a series of predominantly water colour monotype prints combined with momentary water based Woody crayon marks. Mongezi Ncaphayi first collaborated with David Krut Workshop (DKW) in 2013, he was the recipient of the Gerard Sekoto Award and Absa L’Atelier Awards in the same year. He has also recently […]

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‘Instruction’ Kids Workshop with João Orecchia

Artist Joao Renato Orecchia Zuniga’s exhibition ‘Instruction‘ is a visual exploration of a playful and intuitive working process with sound and music. Orecchia and the David Krut Workshop opened up this process to children through two Kids Workshops. The 2 hour workshop (for children aged 6-12yrs) began with stamp making, the group cut shapes and stuck […]

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Treasure Trove

treasure trove Noun (n.) a collection or store of valuable or delightful things. A continuation of a previous David Krut Projects (DKP) showcase of almost sold-out prints from David Krut Workshop (DKW) collaborations through the years; the Blue House at 151 Jan Smuts Avenue presents Treasure Trove. The space houses artworks from over two decades […]

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Artist Series E27: João Orecchia: Instruction – Scores, Collaboration and Printmaking

Elize De Beer had an opportunity to chat to João Orecchia at our Arts on Main Workshop about his music and artistic practice ahead of his upcoming exhibition Instruction, opening 14 May 2019 – 142A Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood. João Orecchia is a Johannesburg based artist, composer and maker of physical and virtual “things” that […]

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START/GROW YOUR ART COLLECTION AT THE BLUE HOUSE

Introducing the Collector’s Room The Blue House, 151 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood Are you looking to start or grow your art collection? The Collector’s Room is the go to place for art collectors to begin or grow their private or corporate collections. This  new addition features a selection of prints from established and emerging African […]

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Community Series E04: Ralf Seippel in conversation with David Krut

This episode is taken from a conversation between Ralf Seippel and David Krut during Ralfs annual visit to Johannesburg. It took place in January 2019 at David Krut Projects THE BLUE HOUSE at 151 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood. The conversation reflects on Ralf’s relationship with South Africa, arts education and the overall experience and development […]

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Print Workshop – A Week in Pictures, 5 April 2019

William Kentridge was in the workshop this week to add to the second part of the large-scale woodcut Leaning on Air. He has been tearing and pinning pieces onto the print to indicate carving and where to place torn collage pieces. The team is now busy tracing these indicated areas, carving and proofing them. Jillian […]

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Print/s of the Month | April/May 2019 | Deborah Bell | “Now that the living outnumber the Dead”, 2005. State Proof.

Now that the Living Outnumber the Dead was made in 2005 and is part of Deborah Bell’s on going collaboration with the David Krut Workshop. The work falls into a continuing series that are based on sketches from her notebooks.  The sketches are created on her numerous visits to museums both local and abroad. The […]

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Artist Series E26 : Urban Chemistry: Creative Place-making in Johannesburg

URBAN CHEMISTRY : CREATIVE PLACE-MAKING IN JOHANNESBURG Featuring The Johannesburg Development Agency’s Art My Jozi Project artists: Zivanai Matangi, Thusi Vukani, Senzo Bongwana, Sparks Napoli, Mantala Nkoatse and Stephen Hobbs. The Johannesburg Development Agency’s Art My Jozi Project implements functional public art enhancements and facilities in strategic public places in key nodes along the City’s […]

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Print Workshop – A week in pictures 29 March 2019

We had artist William Kentridge come in to work on his latest collaboration with the workshop: Leaning on Air, the 5th and 6th large-scale woodcut in the Triumphs and Laments Woodcuts series. Read more about the current project here: Artist João Renato Orecchia Zuniga has been in this week working on an upcoming body of prints. Orecchia was featured at the Print […]

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Print/s of the Month March | Maja Maljević | Document for the People, 2018

The print collage series titled Document for the People were part of Maljević’s popular exhibition Polytekton 2018.  Maljević collaborated with Master Printer Jillian Ross and her team, at the David Krut Workshop, on a series of prints titled Documents for the People. This exciting new body of work, as Maljević’s title of her show suggests, demonstrates a multitude of […]

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THE PRINT CLUB – DKP in collaboration with Mesh Club at the Keyes Art Mile

Be the first to see artworks hot off the printing press. Meet Artists & Printmakers in person. Learn or ask questions about concept development and processes. Seek expert advice on growing your art collection. Purchase new and exclusive fine art prints. FOR ITS FIRST EDITION, ON TUES 19 FEB 2019, THE PRINT CLUB FEATURED A […]

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Kentridge Studio Technical Director Chris Waldo de Wet and DKW Master printer Jillian Ross in conversation

On Tuesday evening, 12 March, the David Krut Workshop invited Chris-Waldo de Wet, the technical director of William Kentridge’s sculpture studio, to come in to talk about the behind-the-scenes process of how Kentridge’s Triumphs and Laments frieze came to be along the side of the Tiber River in Rome.  Armed with photographs, videos, maquettes and more, Chris […]

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William Kentridge | Triumphs and Laments Woodcuts continues

Work on the fifth and largest work in the Triumphs and Laments Woodcut series titled: Leaning on Air has begun.  In early 2016, William Kentridge was at work on a monumental frieze to be installed along the banks of Rome’s Tiber River in April of the same year. The 550 meter work, stencilled onto the […]

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Kids Print Workshop – William Kentridge, That which I do not remember, woodcut

On Saturday 2 march 2019 in the David Krut Projects Gallery beneath the showcase of a giant William Kentridge woodcut print, titled That which I do not remember, the David Krut Workshop hosted an exciting workshop for kids. The workshop aimed to familiarise kids (ages 5 – 12) with the foundation of woodblock printing and collage in the same vein as […]

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The Art We Make E04: The Cat Show

In this episode, Elize de Beer and Britt Lawton from the David Krut Projects (DKP) team are in conversation about The Cat Show! A group exhibition hosted at 142A Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood from December 2018 until February 2019 where young and established artists associated with DKP have responded to the theme of Cats! Elize […]

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