What’s new at DKW? A display of prints and paintings curated by our staff 2016-08

08/08/16 Blogger: Jessie Cohen (JC) There is a new display of work on the walls at DKW – a combination of prints, paintings and mixed media curated by our staff, Noma Ngwenya (NN) and Sbongiseni Khulu (SK). Ngwenya and Khulu took me on a walkabout to explain the logic behind the display. To set the scene, […]

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July in Review – what have the DKP team and our associated artists been up to?

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 […]

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Drawings In The Sky 2015

DK Artist Maja Maljevića along with Faith47, Haroon Gunn-Salie and Simon Gush are featured in the second edition of ‘Drawings in the sky’ taking place over Art Week Joburg 2015. Parts & Labour have worked with Maljević, Faith47, Gunn-Salie and Gush to create unique video animations that run sporadically on the ABSA Lumin Display. Displays […]

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Artist Statement: Maja Maljević

To capture and describe my creative process is like putting music into words – something essential gets lost in translation. How can you record the emotional volume present in the art of listening? Painting requires experience, dedication, boredom, excitement, dissatisfaction and an eye for possibilities. You have to acknowledge the past and at the same […]

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Maja Maljevic – Revisited at NIROX Projects, 6 – 27 May 2012

In 1863, Édouard Manet painted Olympia and, in so doing, instigated the reinvention of painting. Suddenly, painting was liberated from what in the twentieth century has been referred to as the “tyranny of appearance” and the “picture-object” was born – ‘the picture as pure materiality, as simple coloured surface’[1]. Every generation of painters following in […]

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Maja Maljević – Revisited – Installation and Opening Images- May 6 – 27, 2012

Text by Jacqueline Nurse In 1863, Édouard Manet painted Olympia and, in so doing, instigated the reinvention of painting. Suddenly, painting was liberated from what in the twentieth century has been referred to as the “tyranny of appearance” and the “picture-object” was born – ‘the picture as pure materiality, as simple coloured surface’[1]. Every generation […]

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Maja Maljević – Revisited – Exhibition Opening 6 May 2012

Maja Maljević will be exhibiting at Nirox Projects, Arts on Main, from 6 May to 27 May 2012. Maja Maljević was born in Belgrade, the capital of what today is Serbia, in 1973, and immigrated to South Africa in 2000. She has exhibited extensively both locally and internationally, including Johannesburg, Cape Town, New York, Vienna, […]

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Untitled: DKW Summer Show (5 November 2011 – 21 January 2012)

The David Krut Projects Summer Show for 2011 features artworks from a wide selection of artists, most of whom have worked closely with us, some of whom come from further abroad. Untitled brings together a collection of prints that celebrate the diversity of associated and DKW artists, pooling together a variety of themes and techniques […]

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Maja Maljević’s “Nirox Diaries”

Maja Maljević was recently in residence at NIROX Foundation from 2 September to 17 September with German artist Tatjana Doll. Towards the end of her stay, she also met another renound German artist Jürgen Partenheimer, who is currently in residence at NIROX. For Maljević, the opportunity to spend time with two dynamic and sophisticated painters made a […]

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David Krut Projects at Joburg Art Fair 2011

David Krut Projects will be showcasing work by Bruce Backhouse, Gail Behrmann, Deborah Bell, Bronwen Findlay, Claire Gavronsky, Joseph Hart, Stephen Hobbs, William Kentridge, David Koloane, Lawrence Lemaoana, Maja Maljević, Colbert Mashile, Richard Penn, Robyn Penn, Rose Shakinovsky, Gary Schneider, Senzo Shabangu, Diane Victor, Mary Wafer and Jessica Webster at the Joburg Art Fair at Booth […]

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