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New stock alert

We recently received some exciting new books from Tate Publishers. Have a look at some of the children’s and art titles including the new “Meet the Artist: Andy Warhol” children’s book, and the enchantingly beautiful publication on illustrator, Aubrey Beardsley, below. Aubrey Beardsley A major influence on the development of art nouveau, Beardsley’s distinct style

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Podcast & Video| Roger Ballen in conversation with Tymon Smith | IG LIVE

David Krut Projects and Jonathan Ball Publishers brings you a conversation between artist/photographer Roger Ballen and freelance journalist Tymon Smith hosted on Instagram LIVE on April 22, 2020. This was day 25 of #Lockdown in Johannesburg South Africa owing to the global pandemic of COVID-19. The two spoke about Roger’s biographical history, the evolution of

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‘Printmaking in a transforming South Africa’ | Artist: William Zulu

Born in 1956, William Ndabenhle Zulu became a student in 1977 at the renowned Rorke’s Drift ELC Art and Craft Centre, where he became acquainted with the linocut printmaking for which he has become well known. The artist had become wheelchair-bound after a failed surgery for spinal deformity scoliosis, which he had struggled with since

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TATE Children’s Book Reading | Jill & Dragon by Lesley Barnes by David Krut Podcast

In this episode of TATE Tuesday, gather the kids for story time as Annabel Williams and Jacqueline Flint take you through Jill & Dragon, written and illustrated by Lesley Barnes. A stunning debut from an award-winning illustrator, Jill and Dragon reminds us that everyone has a talent, however well hidden.  ‘And they all lived happily

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New Stock Alert!

David Krut Bookstore is persistently renewing its’ stock with exciting and rare publications. We look to support independent publishers and have a keen eye for obscure, eccentric books. Here is a look at a few of our latest arrivals. You can purchase any of these texts from our bookstores at Arts on Main and THE

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Introducing Iwalewabooks – Independent Art and Discourse Publishers

David Krut Bookstore is pleased to introduce the independent book publishers Iwalewabooks! Iwalewabooks is a publishing house for art and discourse. Through a number of series, they dedicate their publications to questions about aesthetic social discourses, the politics of collecting and debates about archives and artistic and academic positions from the Global South. All publications

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TAXI ART BOOKS: 20th Anniversary

David Krut Arts is dedicated to supporting arts awareness and arts education in South Africa, southern Africa, and throughout the continent as well as abroad. This includes encouraging professional skills in writing, the creation of art by supporting emerging artists, and arts administration. In line with these commitments, in 1999 David Krut Publishing began work

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Mandela Month: The World That Made Mandela

The United Nations officially declared 18 July as Nelson Mandela International Day in November 2009, recognising Mandela’s “values and his dedication to the service of humanity” and acknowledging his contribution “to the struggle for democracy internationally and the promotion of a culture of peace throughout the world”. The idea of Mandela Day was inspired by

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This Week’s Theme: TATE Children’s Books

This month at The Blue House, we are taking a look at our extensive and comprehensive range of TATE Publications and in this spirit, this week’s theme takes a look at a few of our favourite children’s books. Poka & Mia: At the Cinema By Kitty Crowther – 160 This charming children’s book was written

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