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By - Thando

TAXI ART – 001 – Jo Ratcliffe

The very first TAXI ART book featured Jo Ratcliffe and was published in 2000 by David Krut Publishing and translated into French and Dutch by PRO HELVETIA – Arts Council of Switzerland, and IFAS (French Institute of South Africa) with the support of the MTN Art Institute and the Royal Netherlands Embassy. Jo Ratcliffe is

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


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

By - Erinn Straughan

This Week’s Theme: Thames and Hudson’s Pop Up Books

Who says Pop Up Books are only for children? We are back with a pop and a bang to continue with our Thames and Hudsons Month. Whimsical, wonderful and gift worthy, here at The David Krut Bookstores, we adore our unusual and exceptional books. Moving away from the classic two dimensional book, these books are

By - Erinn Straughan

This Week’s Theme: TASCHEN Publications

Here at the David Krut Bookstore, we offer a wide variety of Taschen Art books, predominately in two series. The Basic Art and the Bibliotheca Universalis Series, each of these two ranges cover numerous artists in beautifully printed monographs. These books are wonderful additions to any collection or library and make for stunning gifts. Below

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

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