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William Kentridge

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Woyzeck on the Highveld

In case you were too young to attend William Kentridge’s original version of the early nineties puppet play ‘Woyzeck on the Highveld’ (as I was), the South African Handspring Puppet Company gives us a new chance to see it. They’re on tour in the UK these days. Future dates elsewhere will follow (I hope).

Monday, April 4th, 2011

(Re)construções

Lawrence Lemaoana is one of 13 South African artists selected by curator Daniella Géo for the exhibition “Reconstruções: arte contemporânea da África do Sul”  running until 15 May at the Brazilian Niterói...

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

‘South Africa, 1965 to Now,’ at MoMA

Saturday, December 18th, 2010

Anything is Possible for Kentridge

If you haven’t seen this documentary (trailer above) on South African artist William Kentridge yet, take your time for it. William Kentridge: Anything is Possible is the first in a series of Art21-produced features focusing on contemporary...

Friday, May 14th, 2010

World Cup: The Art Edition

Friday, March 19th, 2010

William Kentridge at MoMA

William Kentridge appears to be everywhere in New York City this year. With a show, “Five Themes”, at MoMA (until May 17), an opera at The Met, and in the summer through early fall he’ll exhibit at...

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

William Kentridge talks Opera

The New York Times has a preview of William Kentridge‘s adaptation of a Shostakovich opera (based on a short story by Gogol), “The Nose,” which opens on Friday at The Metropolitan Opera in New York City.  (My...

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

Kentridge on postapartheid South Africa

From a profile of the artist, who was born and lives in Johannesbug, in The New Yorker:

Friday, September 11th, 2009

ROBIN RHODE AT LINCOLN CENTER

The William Kentridge of the twenty-first century, Robin Rhode, is collaborating with the classical pianist Leif Ove Andsnes for a series of performances at Lincoln Center which “… brings together music and film in an...