Posts tagged David Krut Projects Johannesburg

Stephen Hobbs | New works in Let...

Letterpress is a form of relief printing where blocks of movable type are composed and locked into the “bed” or “chase” of a press. The raised surfaces may then be inked up and printed repeatedly onto substrates. Looking at previous work, Hobbs worked with Master Printer Jillian Ross, as well as printmaker Talya Lubinsky and […]

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.

Jacob van Schalkwyk at DK Cape T...

04.10.16 Blogger: Jessie Cohen We are currently exhibiting different series’ of new works by Jacob van Schalkwyk simultaneously at our Cape Town gallery as well as at the DK Bookstore in Johannesburg. Checkerboard Room at the Johannesburg Bookstore: Jacob van Schalkwyk’s use of walnut oil has opened up a new technical avenue in his recent work. […]

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, […]

DE DIVITIIS: An Enchanting Solo ...

28.09.16 Blogger: Jessie Cohen Tomorrow we launch DE DIVITIIS, Lynda Ballen‘s second solo show with DKP for which the artist continues her engagement with the natural wealth yielded from earth’s surface with an enchanting series of 40 new drawings and prints. Ballen’s previous exhibition, Concerning Preciousness (2012), looked at metals and gems as capital. For this show, she […]

How to explore a sense of place?...

14.09.16 Blogger: Jessie Cohen PEOPLE – PLACES – INTERRUPTIONS Every now and then you come across an artist who is wonderfully at ease with the difficult task of talking about their work. Recently, I had the pleasure of chatting to Quinten Edward Williams at his studio in August House, where the artist spoke freely about his approach […]

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 […]

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 […]

Printer Feature: Chad Cordeiro 2...

01.09.16 Blogger: Jessie Cohen Chad Cordeiro DKW printer and emerging artist, Chad Cordeiro, first joined David Krut Projects (DKP) on the bookstore side in 2012, where he worked for a year while he was still an art student at Wits. He remembers the experience as an “enabling opportunity as I could read up about printmaking and […]

Brian Shure: the connection behi...

25.08.16 As we wave goodbye to our second set of Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) interns, we reflect on the wonderful connection that exists between the RISD Prints Department and DKW. The connection began after a visit by Brian Shure to South Africa. During his visit, we invited him to spend time at the […]

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. […]

A Cape Town Colleague’s Vi...

David Krut Projects Cape Town can get icy in winter. We had our annual break for the first two weeks of July, right after The Deer Little Market and I spent the holiday in my home town, Johannesburg. I felt like a very at-home foreigner. There’s so much going on in this golden city, in […]

Flashback Friday: David Krut ref...

29.07.16 In 2010, Artnet’s print specialist Deborah Ripley interviewed David Krut at the Projects gallery in Chelsea, New York, about his unique collaborative relationship with William Kentridge, which dates back to 1992. Kentridge had a major retrospective on at MoMA at the time and his production of Dimitri Shostakovich’s opera, The Nose, had just premiered at the Metropolitan Opera […]

July in Review – what have...

22.07.16 This month, we showcased a rich selection of contemporary artists at Turbine Art Fair (TAF), including Quinten Williams, Mary Wafer, Robyn Penn, Rhett Martyn, Maja Maljevic, Stephen Hobbs, Keneilwe Mokoena, Jaco van Schalkwyk, Senzo Shabangu, Mischa Fritsch, Mongezi Ncaphayi and Lorenzo Nassimbeni. A memorable moment was Robyn Penn’s TAF tour for kids, which had two main […]

Robyn Penn exhibits at DKP ̵...

Cloud of Unknowing Currently on at DKP: Robyn Penn David Krut Projects presents Cloud of Unknowing, a solo exhibition of hauntingly beautiful and challenging work by Robyn Penn.   This ambitious, multimedia exhibition tackles the uncomfortable truths around climate change in the form of paintings, prints and sculpture. For Penn, “climate change is the elephant in […]

“Making art is like walkin...

12.07.16 Blogger: Jessie Cohen Finally, we have the pleasure of hosting visual artist Jacob van Schalkwyk in our workshop. The collaboration has been five years in the making and for the last year van Schalkwyk and DKW master printer, Jill Ross, have had a lively “colour correspondence,” throwing out ideas for possible colour combinations to use […]

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 […]