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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: 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 - Thando

The Road to Progress is Paved with Good Books

The long weekend just passed saw South Africans commemorating Youth Day, a public holiday celebrated each year in honour of the Soweto Uprisings. The Soweto Uprising was a series of demonstrations and protests led by black school children in South Africa that began on the morning of 16 June 1976, in response to an educational

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 - Thando

Reading Africa at David Krut Bookstore

David Krut Bookstore is already well-known for exquisitely illustrated and collectible artbooks. We are proud to have established our bookstore as the premier African destination for books on African socio-politics, culture, ethnography. We are also the leading stockists of beautifully designed children’s books in a variety of languages. What’s new on our shelves? Recent additions

By - Thando

Africa’s Greatest Art Bookstore

David Krut Bookstores in Johannesburg is the premier destination for collectable art books and to satisfy your literary thirst. The bookstores evolved from small visual art support venues to very busy interactive spaces connected to our art galleries and etching workshops. The bookstores originally served as distribution points for our own publications – the TAXI

By - Erinn Straughan

This Week’s Theme: African Monographs

This week we take a look at some of our African Monograph books that we have in store, monographs are excellent ways of exploring specific artists, their works and their artistic practices. Here is just a small selection we have selected for you: Movement to the Micron by Owusu-Ankomah R400 Owusu-Ankomah’s charged paintings on canvas

By - Erinn Straughan

This Week’s Theme: African Histories, Old and New

Here at the David Krut Bookstore, we aspire to educate, inspire and explore. This week we are looking back on African history, the ancient and contemporary. The Art of Life in South Africa (New African Histories) R590 From 1952 to 1981, South Africa’s apartheid government ran an art school for the training of African art

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