Posts tagged David Krut Projects

David Krut Projects Featured Art...

David Krut Projects is pleased to present our featured artist, Tendai Mupita. His work will be on show at David Krut Bookstore, 151 Jan Smuts Avenue from 1 – 8 April 2017.

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 […]

A trip with DKW master printer J...

19.10.16 Blogger: Jessie Cohen We’ve recently had two major shows in Johannesburg in which prints have dominated: I Invented Myself by Walter Battiss at Wits Art Museum (WAM), which runs until the end of the month, and Rhythm and Meaning by Henri Matisse at the Standard Bank gallery, which came down in September. At the Battiss show, there is an entire […]

Bronwyn Law-Viljoen’s spee...

30.09.16 Lynda Ballen’s Deep Histories A speech by Bronwyn Law-Viljoen at Lynda Ballen’s opening for DE DIVITIIS. Embedded in the names of a bright yellow pigment is a small history that encompasses painting, alchemy and poisoning. Auripigment—from auris, the Latin word for ‘gold’; also known as Arsenikon—the ancient Greek word that combines a Persian word, […]

Introducing our new DKW intern: ...

20.09.16 Blogger: Jessie Cohen This week, artist Pebofatso Mokoena joined the DKW team on a part-time basis and to help with carving our next William Kentridge woodcut – The Flood – which is the second image after Mantegna in the Triumphs and Laments series. Today was Mokoena’s first day. He carved test blocks to get in the flow before he will join […]

What went down at the FNB Joburg...

12.09.16 Blogger: Jessie Cohen From the moment the FNB Joburg Art Fair (JAF) kicked off, we had a fabulous range of responses to the prints, paintings and photographs on display at our various booths… From fellow painters admiring Jacob van Schalkwyk‘s use of colour and texture to curious high-school students enquiring about what happens with the woodblocks once the full edition of William […]

Major Ethiopian photographer �...

08.09.16 Blogger: Jessie Cohen This year, the major contemporary African photographer and conceptual artist, Aida Muluneh, is the profiled artist of East Africa at the FNB Joburg Art Fair. She is based in Addis Ababa and her visit to Johannesburg is to do a TED talk for the Fair and to show her work. The visit […]

Who are DKP featuring at the FNB...

09.2016 Blogger: Jessie Cohen This year, David Krut Projects is proud to showcase South African and Ethiopian artists across 4 separate booths at the FNB Joburg Art Fair – 9-11 September – at the Sandton Convention Centre. 1 – The Aida Muluneh Booth is showcasing works from two different series’ by the Ethiopian artist: The world is 9 and The wolf you feed. Aida Muluneh 2 – […]

DKP ask four women artists to re...

02.09.16 Blogger: Jessie Cohen To celebrate Women’s Month, the DK Bookstore hosted an exhibition of all-women artists, which is on display for just a few more days. To mark this moment, I interviewed four female artists who we represent to gage how they perceive their gender to impact their practice. The responses vary – from reflections on the female subject position during […]

DKNY Gallery Director, Meghan Jo...

24.08.16 This week, David Krut New York (DKNY) gallery director, Meghan Johnson, touched down in Johannesburg, marking her first ever visit to South Africa. We met up with Johnson at our print workshop in Arts on Main to gage her first impressions and to use this rare moment to profile such an interesting and dynamic member of our team. […]

Maja Maljevic develops a “...

10.08.16 By David Krut associated artist, Maja Maljevic SELFIE My first response to the brief was to test the classical approach to self-portraiture – in other words to paint a (flattering but casual) version of myself using a (digital) looking glass by means of a (selfie) stick plus brush and then to (post-) display it […]

“Eduplation”: A one-...

06/07/16 This First Thursday – 07/07/16 – multimedia artist Mark Rautenbach will do a one-off performance at David Krut Gallery, Parkwood, in which he sits with the displacement of 60,000 people and state of education in SA and challenges gender norms while he’s at it. The performance – titled, Eduplation – invites viewers to sit […]

DKP proudly present cutting edge...

05/07/16 On Saturday 16 July the successful talk series Architecture-meets-Art (AMA) moves location, from the David Krut Bookstore in Parkwood to the Edoardo Villa House in Kew. Public artist Stephen Hobbs conceptualised the series out of a passion for architecture and a perceived need to bridge the gap between architecture and art in the context […]

Last night at DKP: bumper exhibi...

Last night, we celebrated three exhibitions openings at DKP: Endale Desalegn’s “Two Social Pacifiers ጡጦ” at the Parkwood gallery and St. John Fuller’s “13” alongside Robyn Penn’s “Culmulus”at the Parkwood bookstore. These dramatically different exhibitions, comprising prints, paintings and photographs,  drew an enthusiastic and diverse crowd who traversed Jan Smuts Avenue, wine glasses in hand, […]

Upcoming Exhibition at David Kru...

CARVED RELIEF PRINT GROUP EXHIBITION 5 February to 6 March 2015 | Opening at 18:00 on Thursday 5 February David Krut Projects 142 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood David Krut Projects Johannesburg (DKP) is pleased to announce Carved, a group exhibition of woodcut and linocut relief prints made in the David Krut Print Workshop (DKW) at […]

Mischa Fritsch at Pangolin Press

Mischa Fritsch at Pangolin Press

Mischa Fritsch has been working at Pangolin Press in Newlands, Cape Town, on a drypoint with engraving. To achieve the range of marks and tones Fritsch has used etching tools alongside jewellers tools and a rubber wheel tool to manipulate the surface of the plate. Below are some images from the studio.

David Krut Projects at Multiplie...

David Krut Projects at Multiplied Art Fair 2013

David Krut Projects will be exhibiting works by William Kentridge, Diane Victor, Senzo Shabangu, Kate McCrickard, Stephen Hobbs, Joe Hart and Whitney McVeigh at this year’s Multiplied Art Fair in London, hosted by Christie’s. 18-21 October, 2013 – Free Entrance Stop by to meet David Krut and our team from South Africa!  

Editions/Artists’ Book Fai...

Editions/Artists’ Book Fair, New York

David Krut Projects (DKP) participated in the 15th Anniversary of the Editions/Artists’ Book Fair, which opened on the evening of January 23, and continued through January 27, 2013 at the Altman Building in New York. Originally set to take place in November, 2012 as it does every year during print week, the fair was unfortunately […]