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By - Erinn Straughan

Collectibles at The David Krut Bookstore

Eccentric and with an enormous range of interests, The David Krut Bookstore has an exceptional range of collectible books. From William Kentridge’s vast collection of texts and art books, to fashion icons and African Heritage, the treasures hidden on our shelves are gift worthy and covetable and extremely limited in availability! Ardmore: We are because

By - Erinn Straughan

This Week’s Theme: Children’s Books

“There are many little ways to enlarge your world.  Love of books is the best of all.” – Jacqueline Kennedy This month we will be looking at our exceptional range of children’s book that we have available at The David Krut Bookstores. Children need to be encouraged to read, learn and imagine, books push towards knowledge

By - Erinn Straughan

“A Room without Books is like a Body with no Soul”

“Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.” — Leonardo da Vinci Literature and writing, storytelling and poetry, the verbal and written arts that are so seldom recognised for what they are and could potentially be. Books hold the essence of their author and

By - Erinn Straughan

Saturday Screenings at The Blue House

Looking for something different, exciting and interesting to do on your Saturday? Join us for film screenings at 151 Jan Smuts Avenue. Each Saturday we will be hosting two screenings of a carefully selected film about the arts, history or education. Audiences of any age are welcome to join us. The first screening of the

By - Erinn Straughan

This Week’s Theme: David Krut Publications

David Krut began its publishing activities with a CD-ROM on William Kentridge in 1997 and in 1999 David Krut Publishing was approached to publish a series of monographs on South African artists who had a well-established career, but who had never a book published about their work. The TAXI-ART BOOKS SERIES were published together with

By - Erinn Straughan

Connecting the Dots

Books, Art and Art Making treasure trove Noun (n.)  a collection or store of valuable or delightful things. A continuation of a previous David Krut Projects (DKP) showcase of almost sold-out prints from David Krut Workshop (DKW) collaborations through the years; the Blue House at 151 Jan Smuts Avenue presents Treasure Trove. Here at 151 Jan

By - Erinn Straughan

This Week’s Theme: Art Making, Don’t Forget to take your Vitamins

Courtesy of Phaidon Press, the Vitamin series provides what is possibly the most comprehensive and in depth exploration into the various art mediums, their relevance and their usage world wide. Vitamin D – New Perspectives in Drawing R800 A global survey of drawing today featuring over 100 contemporary artists Vitamin D offers a fresh and pioneering

By - Erinn Straughan

João Renato Orecchia Zúñiga

João Renato Orecchia Zúñiga abroad David Krut Projects is currently showcasing Instruction, a solo project by João Renato Orecchia Zúñiga at David Krut Projects, 142A Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood, Johannesburg. Running from 14 May – 14 June 2019. Orecchia is now travelling internationally to perform his compositions with The Blind Mass Orchestra during the Holland

By - Erinn Straughan

EXCLUSIVE TASCHEN BOOK SALE

Here at The David Krut Bookstores, we carry a wide range of Taschen Publications, each pristinely printed and lavishly illustrated. These books are the quintessential collectors art books and would make the perfect gift for any art and book lover and they are now available on sale! Two of our Taschen series have just come

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