South African artist William Kentridge is best known for his animated charcoal drawings but he also works in sculpture, print making, tapestry and stage design. He directs operas and creates multi-screen video installations that tour the globe. Recently, he's combined his love of figurative art with dance, music and mime and he's created an extraordinary 500-meter freeze set within the heart of the ancient city of Rome. William Kentridge is frequently in the top rankings for international…

South African artist William Kentridge is best known for his animated charcoal drawings but he also works in sculpture, print making, tapestry and stage design. He directs operas and creates multi-screen video installations that tour the globe. Recently, he's combined his love of figurative art with dance, music and mime and he's created an extraordinary 500-meter freeze set within the heart of the ancient city of Rome. William Kentridge is frequently in the top rankings for international…

William Kentridge: Thinking Aloud, Limited edition of 15 copies with three original etchings (image 6-1/2 x 8-1/8 inches; paper 11-1/8 x 13-1/8 inches), each signed and numbered in pencil by Kentridge

William Kentridge: Thinking Aloud, Limited edition of 15 copies with three original etchings (image 6-1/2 x 8-1/8 inches; paper 11-1/8 x 13-1/8 inches), each signed and numbered in pencil by Kentridge

William Kentridge - Frame from 'Journey to the Moon' video (seen at Kunsthalle Wien)

William Kentridge - Frame from 'Journey to the Moon' video (seen at Kunsthalle Wien)

William Kentridge - Art21/reel artist docu: http://video.pbs.org/video/1619754531/

William Kentridge - Art21/reel artist docu: http://video.pbs.org/video/1619754531/

The site won't let me pin the video interview but it's a jackpot... Kentridge talks about his interest in Russian avant-garde aesthetic as an alternate trajectory of modernity...

The site won't let me pin the video interview but it's a jackpot... Kentridge talks about his interest in Russian avant-garde aesthetic as an alternate trajectory of modernity...

FIAC 2011 / Telegrams from the Nose by Ictus Ensemble. Video : William Kentridge. Music : François Sarhan

FIAC 2011 / Telegrams from the Nose by Ictus Ensemble. Video : William Kentridge. Music : François Sarhan

William Kentridge  Ubu Tells the Truth (video still), 1997

William Kentridge Ubu Tells the Truth (video still), 1997

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