David Krut Projects is pleased to present TOMORROW by Gail Behrmann. Gail’s rich layers of oil paint derive their meaning from Tang poets interpreted by Witler Bynner and Kiang Kang-Hu.
David Krut Publishing is pleased to present Heidi Fourie’s Artist Book 'Grass You Can Swim In' - a limited edition publication produced in collaboration with the artist for her solo exhibition of the same name hosted in 2021.
David Krut Projects is pleased to present ‘EDEN’ - an exhibition of artworks by contemporary photographer Lebo Thoka whose feminism lends itself to her artistic practice. Included in this showcase are images from Thoka’s 2018 series titled It is well: An Ode to Karabo; Seeds of the Dirt from 2020 as well as 2 new images titled Black of my Flesh 2020 & Initiation of Mary 2020.
In an attempt to understand her family history within the bigger context of the history of both South Africa and Angola, and the ways in which they overlap, Helena wrestles with painful memories, absences and erasures. Her collaboration with the David Krut Workshop team and printer Roxy Kaczmarek is an extension of this exploration. In this body of work Helena used the technique of Pronto Lithography combined with chine collé, collage and hand work to create a series of experimental unique prints.
For William Kentridge, COVID-19 lockdown was an opportunity to re-examine his own artistic practice and the very nature of the creative process. Kentridge has dedicated himself to making a series of films called Studio Life focusing on the place of production, confinement and sanctuary for an artist: the studio. A series of photogravure images, each directly connected to a film, is being created simultaneously in collaboration with David Krut Workshop.
The William Kentridge Why Should I Hesitate Collectible Box Set includes two hardcover volumes, created on the ocassion of Kentridge’s large-scale retrospective exhibitions at the Norval Foundation and Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA) in 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. Included with the two volumes is a striking editioned print, made using lapis lazuli-based pigment, featuring text overlaid onto unique found book pages from the artist’s library.
Pictures worth a thousand words, a group show of works that were created or relate to happenings in the year 2020. The exhibition includes works by artists from the David Krut Collective, projects from recent collaborators as well as associated artists. Maaike Bakker, Olivia Botha, Chad Cordeiro, Heidi Fourie, Sarah Hunkin, Roxy Kaczmarek, Sbongiseni Khulu, Maja Maljevic, Nina Torr, Patrick Rorke and Zhi Zulu amongst others.
In 2021, Heidi Fourie will be having her first solo exhibition with David Krut Projects. This viewing room showcases the collaborations at the David Krut Workshop throughout 2020, alongside a studio visit form the David Krut Gallery team.
Maja Maljević’s 4 You Series is comprised of four editioned works published by David Krut Workshop in 2020. Each has been created from different elements used in Maljević’s previous series of unique works on paper, Winter Files (2019) and Documents for the People (2018), combined into something completely new.