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Kentridge, William 1955-

Overview
Works: 420 works in 657 publications in 8 languages and 9,031 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Interviews  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Drama  Art  Catalogs  Documentary films  Dictionaries 
Roles: Interviewee, Illustrator, Creator, Artist, Performer, Lithographer, Restager , Set designer , Etcher, Director, Contributor, Actor, dir, Engraver, Producer
Classifications: N7396.K45, 709.2
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Art:21. art in the twenty-first century ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through in-depth profiles and dynamic behind-the-scenes footage featuring artists speaking directly about their inspirations and ideas, Season Five shows a broad range of artistic practice, technical innovation, and experimentation, from artists tackling large-scale collaborative projects in hangar-like studios to those working in the quiet of more intimate studio settings
William Kentridge by Dan Cameron ( Book )
27 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of drawings and sketches by William Kentridge that depict the violent history of South Africa and apartheid and includes a number of essays that examine the themes of his films, drawings, sculptures, and theatrical pieces
William Kentridge drawing the passing by William Kentridge ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this program, artist, filmmaker, and dramatist William Kentridge demonstrates his remarkable filmmaking technique--stop-action animation using photos of charcoal drawings in which he has erased and redrawn scenes in different arrangements--as he works on Stereoscope. Footage from that piece as well as from History of the Main Complaint; Felix in Exile; Sobriety, Obesity & Growing Old; Mine; and Johannesburg, 2nd Greatest City After Paris powerfully illustrates his abiding concerns with the sociopolitical legacy of racial oppression and colonialism in South Africa. The film clips also reveal how his polemical "drawings for projection" evoke a nuanced sense of time's passage as each image builds upon the shadowy remnants of prior ones--Publisher description
William Kentridge : trace : prints from the Museum of Modern Art by Judith B Hecker ( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Kentridge anything is possible by Susan Collins ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"'William Kentridge: anything is possible' provides a rare, in-depth look at the life and work of the internationally acclaimed South African artist, William Kentridge. Working in a variety of media - including sculpture, drawing, animation, tapestry, film, theater, and opera - Kentridge tackles a broad range of subjects, from cataclysmic historical events to poignant personal moments. [The film] features exclusive interviews with Kentridge discussing his family's history and life under apartheid, and revealing the importance of improvisation, inquiry, and open-ended possibilities in his process. Follow Kentridge on an international journey that documents his work behind the scenes: from the intimacy of his Johannesburg studio, to galleries worldwide, to backstage at New York's Metropolitan Opera as he develops, stages, and directs Shostakovich's The Nose, based on Gogol's story"--Container
WK : William Kentridge by Kate McCrickard ( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Kentridge is South Africa's best-known contemporary artist, featured in major exhibitions across the world from the Museum of Modern Art in New York to the Jeu de Paume in Paris and The National Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo. This title provides an overview of his career
Point of view an anthology of the moving image by N.Y.) New Museum of Contemporary Art (New York ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of 11 short films by various video artists and avant garde filmmakers
Certain doubts of William Kentridge Certas dùvidas de William Kentridge ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Working with figures drawn with charcoal, paper cut-outs, animated films and theatre, William Kentridge deals with contemporary issues that go beyond the political themes of his native South Africa ... this documentary explores themes that stimulate his creative process and his constant questioning of the meaning of artistic practice
William Kentridge prints by William Kentridge ( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ubu and the Truth Commission by Jane Taylor ( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kendell Geers, 1988-2012 by Kendell Geers ( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book explores how the life and work of South African artist Kendell Geers can be seen to constitute a living archive of political turmoil, protest against injustice, and the effects of globalization. In his provocative, often humorous, but always compelling work, Kendell Geers employs various media such as installation, drawing, video, performance, and photography. For two decades his art has been closely linked to the political and cultural environments of his home--whether in South Africa or Europe. This volume explores in particular the trajectories of two decade-long periods. The first, a political phase, runs from 1988 to 2000, during which time Geers explored the moral and ethical contradictions of apartheid. By appropriating historical events and ideas, he focused on questions of the relationship between individual and society. The second period was initiated by Geers's move to Brussels in 2000. This European period is characterized by a poetic aesthetic as Geers transferred his artistic practice into a postcolonial and increasingly global context, exploring themes such as terrorism, spirituality, and mortality. This volume features a number of essays addressing aspects of Geers's work as well as an interview with the artist."--Publisher's website
Fire walker : William Kentridge, Gerhard Marx ( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In 2009, William Kentridge and Gerhard Marx were commissioned to make a public sculpture for the City of Johannesburg to be installed in time for the 2010 Soccer World Cup. The sculpture is based on a drawing by Kentridge of a woman street vendor - known colloquially as a fire walker - carrying a burning brazier on her head. The eleven-metre-high striding figure would take her place at the foot of the Queen Elizabeth Bridge on a site formerly used by informal traders and taxi washers. Eschewing the bronze monumentalism of traditional public sculpture, Kentridge and Marx devised a figure made up of steel plates that resolves into a coherent image from one vantage point only. A pedestrian passing the sculpture has only a momentary view of the striding woman before the sculpture 'fragments' into its black and white parts. Fire Walker represents not a grand public office-bearer, but an ordinary citizen whose survival depends on her ability to negotiate often-contested urban terrain. began as a project to document the making of Fire Walker has evolved, in this book, into a number of conversations about - and meditations on - the meaning of public art. Essays by Mark Gevisser, Mpho Matsipa, Alexandra Dodd, and Jonathan Cane and Zen Marie prise open critical questions about public space in Johannesburg; interviews with the various collaborators on the sculpture reveal the complexities and challenges of creating such a work; and the extraordinary images of the construction of the sculpture, alongside two photo essays on street vendors and old city monuments, suggest the metaphorical power of Fire Walker as well as the fragile hold of street vendors over their small share of city space."--Publisher's description
Lexicon by William Kentridge ( Book )
5 editions published in 2011 in Latin and English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Kentridge by William Kentridge ( )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes: reproductions of images from William Kentridge's drawings and prints, excerpts from his writings and lectures, excerpts from his animated films, films of his theater productions, and from reviews of his work. Some narration by the artist
Memorials of identity : new media from the Rubell Family Collection by Mark Coetzee ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Kentridge, artist the end of the beginning ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary on the art of William Kentridge. His animated drawings largely depict the social forces of his native Johannesburg, South Africa
Kentridge & Dumas in conversation by Catherine Meyburgh ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"William Kentridge and Marlene Dumas are two of the most celebrated names in international contemporary art. In [this documentary] the two South African artists speak frankly about their work, their studio practice, their inspirations, and the challenges of success. The film shows the two engaged in intense discussion about drawing, painting and filmmaking, and includes footage of the artists in their studios and of their works."--Container
William Kentridge - drawing the passing Zeichnen für den Augenblick by Maria Anna Tappeiner ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in German and English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Exploring a space between the personal and the political, South African artist William Kentridge investigates the diseased, amnesiac consciousness of late and post-apartheid South Africa. Kentridge films his charcoal drawings as they mutate through hundreds of successive erasures and alterations. Since erasure is never complete, the drawings and films carry within them the history of their making. In this film, the artist is seen at work, and reflecting on his creative process during the final stages of animating 'Stereoscope'
William Kentridge, Black box, chambre noire [anlässlich der Ausstellung William Kentridge: Black Box, Chambre Noire, Deutsche Guggenheim, 29. Oktober 2005 - 15. Januar 2006] by Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin ( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in German and Undetermined and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Zauberflöte, K 620 Singspiel in two acts ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in German and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Kentridge, William
Kentridge, William Joseph
William Kentridge
Languages
English (170)
Italian (13)
German (10)
French (3)
Japanese (3)
Latin (3)
Catalan (2)
Portuguese (1)
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