Professor Attridge discusses Kentridge’s work in relation to
contemporary South African literature
Thursday 24 January 6pm
A Universal Archive – William Kentridge as Printmaker
Exhibition continues until Sunday 3 February, 2013. Open 10am-6pm daily. Free.
One of South Africa’s greatest contemporary artists, William Kentridge is acclaimed worldwide for his films, drawings, theatre and opera productions. He is also an innovative and prolific printmaker who studied etching at the Johannesburg Art Foundation.
Over the past 25 years Kentridge has produced more than 300 etchings, engravings, aquatints, silkscreens, linocuts and lithographs, experimenting with formats and combining techniques. Often the social and political themes explored in his prints end up in a piece of theatre or animated film. This exhibition includes over 100 prints in all media from 1988 to the present, with a focus on experimental and serial works, ranging in scale from intimate…
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