David Krut Podcasts: Vusi Beauchamp – The Cult of One

Vusi Beauchamp – The Cult of One | Listening Time: 26 minutes

In this episode of the David Krut Podcast, artist Vusi Beauchamp speaks about his large-scale paintings on show in his solo exhibition The Cult of One – Part 1 in Johannesburg, August 2022. We find out more about Beauchamp’s use of symbolism and iconography in his works The Tempest, The Great Feed, Trojan Horse and Saints & Sinners. In these paintings, he makes satirical commentary on politics and abuse of power. He also speaks to stereotypical representations of the Black race, the dual nature of South Africa and its politics; and the use of text and language in his artworks. The Cult of One – Part 2 will be opening in David Krut New York on 6 September 2022.

Vusi Beauchamp in conversation with David Krut | Listening Time: 13 minutes

In this episode, David Krut interviews artist Vusi Beauchamp about his artistic process and experience printmaking at the David Krut Workshop in Maboneng, Johannesburg.

The Cult of One is Vusi Beauchamp’s solo exhibition which includes monotypes made in collaboration with Kim-Lee Loggenberg at the David Krut Workshop in 2021 and 2022, as well as mixed medium paintings with an array of mark making, pop art-inspired bright colours and text.

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