William Kentridgeby Neal Benezra, Lynne Cooke, Dan Cameron, Staci Boris, Ari Sitas
Published to accompany Kentridge's first retrospective
Internationally renowned South African artist William Kentridge creates animated movies from "drawings for projection," charcoal renderings he alters during filming. Paralleling the political upheaval in his homeland, his works reflect the tenuous nature of memory, both personal and
Published to accompany Kentridge's first retrospective exhibition in the United States and South Africa, this fascinating book offers in-depth coverage of the artist's animated films, drawings, and theater productions. Kentridge has also created 16 new, previously unpublished "artist's pages" for the book.
A wealth of colorplates, essays, and an interview exploring various facets of Kentridge's creative process, and a chronology outlining both his and his country's milestones make this book the most comprehensive examination of Kentridge's work to date.
Author Biography: Neal Benezra is deputy director and the Frances and Thomas Dittmer Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Art Institute of Chicago.
Staci Boris is associate curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.
Dan Cameron is senior curator at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York. Lynne Cooke is curator at New York's Dia Center for the Arts.
Ari Sitas is professor of social studies at the University of Natal, Durban.
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