Winter Files, 2019

Maja Maljević’s latest exhibition, The Silence of the Change, has just opened at David Krut Projects, New York, featuring a selection of work from the Winter Files series that was created in collaboration with the David Krut Workshop in Johannesburg earlier this year.  Winter Files marks a breakthrough in Maljević’s relationship with printmaking, prompted by […]

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Little Impressions – Play Africa Kids Workshop Sept 2019

Play Africa and the David Krut Workshop recently collaborated for a day of introducing children to printmaking. The morning was spent with a group of children aged 6-8 years old who came from Sigiya Sonke Dance Group in Alexandra. For the afternoon session, public from the inner city and beyond were invited to participate. They […]

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Print of the Month | Sept 2019 | by João Renato Orecchia Zúñiga

Text by Hagen Gersie Have you ever tried to visualise music? It is an arduous task, but one that João Renato Orecchia Zúñiga set out to achieve. Printmaking is not a typical field for the Peruvian-Italian Brooklyn-born and Johannesburg-based artist, composer and maker of physical and virtual “things”, who is usually occupied with sound, space […]

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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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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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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/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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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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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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Print of the Month | December 2018 – Matthew Hindley ‘Fireball’

This month features Matthew Hindley’s watercolour monotype Fireball, 2016 as our print of the month.  This print was the first monotype pulled when he made this series at the David Krut Workshop in 2016. Hindley’s selection of cell phone photographs were found on Google images and newsfeeds. He is attracted to the raw quality of […]

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Maja Maljević ‘Document for the People’ installed at DKW Arts on Main

The print collage series titled Document for the People were part of Maljević’s popular exhibition Polytekton 2018. They are on show at the David Krut Workshop, at Arts on Main in Maboneng. 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. […]

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Print of the Month | November 2018 – Robyn Penn ‘Cloud of Unknowing’

  Joburg-based multimedia artist Robyn Penn has collaborated with David Krut Workshop (DKW) since 2011 and has had a number of solo exhibitions with David Krut Projects (DKP), such as Pretty World, Exit and Echo. Penn’s work stems from a fascination with cloud formations, ranging from atomic bomb clouds, implosion clouds, volcanic ash clouds to […]

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Deborah Bell – Sketchbook series, 2017 – ongoing

Sketchbook I -VI, 2017-2018, Drypoint (and spitbite aquatint) on Gampi and Hahnemühle 300 gsm, Edition: 30, Paper size: 22,4 x 30,4 cm Deborah Bell’s initial ideas are often conceived from her visual notebooks, where the spontaneity of her quick, private drawings seem to capture the figures in a gestural moment. In the making of her plates, […]

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Nina Torr – New etching series

Nina Torr has been working on a series of new etchings. The copper plates were etched with elegantly detailed hardground etched lines. Each print is then individually hand painted with a range of varied colours and marks. This fun way of approaching a traditional technique has allowed Torr to experiment with each individual image coming […]

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Kids Workshop – Make your own Maja Maljević

On Saturday the 22nd of September 2018, we hosted a ‘Make your own Maja’ children’s print workshop with Maja Maljević and the printers from our David Krut Workshop (DKW) at our Parkwood gallery. The open gallery turned into a studio for the day and provided a lively, engaging and welcoming space for the children to […]

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Rotation of the flywheel – DKCT visits DKW

The David Krut Workshop is a collaborative printmaking studio where selected artists work with master printer Jillian Ross and her team of printers to make fine art prints. The David Krut Projects Cape Town Team have their annul visit to Johannesburg in July to join in and learn more from the David Krut Workshop’s activities. […]

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