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Unnatural Landscapes

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© Courtesy of the Artist and David Krut Projects
Unnatural Landscapes

526 West 26th Street
Floor 8, Suite 816
10001 New York
NY
US
November 4th, 2016 - January 28th

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**EXTENDED THROUGH SAT, JANUARY 28, 2017**

David Krut Projects is pleased to present UNNATURAL LANDSCAPES, a group show featuring works by Stephen Hobbs, William Kentridge, Diane Victor, & Mary Wafer which explore the social and cultural history of South Africa’s built environment.

South Africa's abundant rural wildlife and dynamic urban centers tell a complex story of the country’s social and political transformation over the past 20 years. Many of these landscapes were manufactured from colonial times, and during the Apartheid era to include some and exclude others, creating caverns and scars on an otherwise vibrant and culturally rich context.

This exhibition needles this history through the lens of four of Johannesburg’s most highly regarded artists working today, revealing some of these blemishes and lending insight into the complex, and sometimes muddy interrelationship between nature, human nature, and the artifice of the human-made cities as economic and divisive instruments of power.

For more information please contact meghan@davidkrut.com or lauren@davidkrut.com