Posts tagged Arts on Main

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 […]

Kentridge’s large woodcuts...

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 […]

READY!!!!! Jacob van Schalkwyk’s...

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 […]

Deborah Bell at DKW with Phil Sa...

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 ...

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 […]

It’s “gym time” as work gets phy...

18.11.15 Blogger & photographer: Jessie Cohen At this time of year, printers at AOM are wrapping up projects from 2015. The atmosphere is light but focused. This week, Sbongiseni Khulu is printing the final editions of Mary Wafer’s Veneer with the help of Neo Mahlasela and Martin Motha. They work from a laser-engraved woodcut made from plywood, […]

“In this profession, a millimetr...

It’s another scorching day at AOM and printer Kim-Lee Loggenberg is in the workshop bright and early, ready to roll. This week Kim-Lee is editioning Mischa Fritsch’s “Pointless”. As with printmaking in general, the process is very specific and demanding of a well-trained eye. She begins by preparing the ink, checking for hard, dried pieces […]

Edition; Flatten; Crop; Bop: A m...

This week at the DKP workshop, the printers are in the final stages of editioning works by Mischa Fritsch, Mongezi Ncaphayi and Oliver Mayhew. Monday mornings mean seventies disco beats. While Diana Ross belts “Upside Down”, printers Kim-Lee Loggenberg, Sbongiseni Khulu and intern Martin Motha resume their collaborative dance to complete various projects at once. Contrary to the fast-paced […]

The storm before the calm: prepa...

Blogger: Jessie Cohen 29.10.15 This week, we are busy preparing for multiple exhibitions at DKP, opening next week on 5 November 2015 as part of First Thursdays. On Monday, Endale Desalegn – whose exhibition, “Two Social Pacifiers ጡጦ”, will be at the Parkwood gallery – came to the workshop to sign finished and flattened prints […]

Phil Sanders and Deborah Bell at...

The past week American Master Printer and Director of Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, Phil Sanders and his wife, Sarah (also an artist) visited DKW (Arts on Main). The DKW (Arts on Main)-team has been working on a number of plates of Deborah Bell – but most notable is the printing of new editions & multiples […]

Jill Ross and Stephen Hobbs visi...

Jill Ross, master printer at DKW (Arts on Main) and artist, Stephen Hobbs visited the DKW (Parkwood) today. This morning Ross came in from DKW Arts on Main to share her expertise on the technicalities of the printing processes with Stephan Hobbs, Daniel Hewson and Sipho Dwala. Later in the day Hobbs continued work on a new […]

Mongezi Ncaphayi, Lorenzo Nassim...

Artists Mongezi Ncaphayi, Lorenzo Nassimbeni and Quinten Williams were in the David Krut Workshop (DKW) recently to create new works in collaboration with the DKW printers. Ncaphayi created striking new plates – considered abstract compositions in his characteristic soft colours. As recipient of the Gerard Sekoto prize at the 2013 Absa L’Atelier Awards, Mongezi will […]

Deborah Bell at DKW, Arts on Mai...

Deborah Bell at DKW, Arts on Main

In February this year Deborah Bell collaborated with Master Printer Phil Sanders on a series of new drypoints and etchings. The printers at David Krut Print Workshop (DKW) have been editioning these works and yesterday Bell returned to check on the editioned proofs. Below are images from the workshop of Bell with workshop manager Jillian […]

Senzo Shabangu signing new linoc...

Senzo Shabangu signing new linocut

Senzo Shabangu recently completed the edition of his new linocut work Siyaya ePitoli. Yesterday the artist was at David Krut Print Workshop, Arts on Main, to sign the work. The editioned work exists in two variations – one edition where the linocut has been hand-painted by the artist to give each of the individual works a […]

Deborah Bell and Phil Sanders at...

Deborah Bell and Phil Sanders at DKW Arts on Main

Master Printer Phil Sanders is working at David Krut Print Workshop with Deborah Bell on a series of new etchings and drypoints. Sanders first worked at DKW in 2008 and continued to collaborate with David Krut Projects through the New York gallery space, including the curating of group shows, collaborating with South African artists visiting […]

Godfried Donkor at DKW Arts on M...

Godfried Donkor at DKW Arts on Main

As part of his residency in Johannesburg Godfried Donkor has been working at David Krut Print Workshop (DKW) at Arts on Main with printers Kim-Lee Loggenberg, Neo Hlasko and Chad Cordeiro. The images below from the studio show Donkor carving and proofing a linocut.  

Brian Shure at DKW, Arts on Main

Brian Shure at DKW, Arts on Main

Master Printer Brian Shure has been working at David Krut Print Workshop (DKW), Arts on Main, on a series of new prints. He has been collaborating with the DKW printers as well as offering them insights into his area of printmaking expertise – chine colle and collage. For those wanting to learn more about chine […]

William Kentridge: Nose and Othe...

William Kentridge: Nose and Other Subjects – Syracuse University Art Gallery

Syracuse, NY- The Syracuse University Art Galleries is pleased to present William Kentridge: Nose and Other Subjects, an exhibition that celebrates recent work from the renowned South African artist.  Including work that illustrates his signature style of utilizing linocut blocks printed on dictionary and encyclopedia pages, as well as his dynamic combination of drawing, animation […]