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Catastrophe Frieze For Eye Amsterdam

For EYE Amsterdam, until 30 August, William Kentridge has developed More Sweetly Play the Dance, a 45-metre-long frieze that depicts an endless parade of figures taken from media images of people fleeing from hunger, war and sickness. These Kentridge sublimates into an impressive procession that evokes their sadness yet also conveys their vitality. In addition, EYE is presenting other large works by Kentridge including the film installation on eight screens entitled I Am Not Me, the Horse Is Not Mine (2008), based on Nikolai Gogol’s The Nose, and Other Faces (2011), the tenth and most recent work in the series Drawings for Projection (1989-2011). On 1 May Matthew and William Kentridge present Between Brothers: The Soho Chronicles – A Conversation. On 28 May Kentridge will be in conversation with opera and theatre director, and former director of the Holland Festival Pierre Audi in the event titled Around Lulu.

Retrospectives In China

Notes Toward a Model Opera at the Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art, Beijing is a comprehensive retrospective spanning 25 years of Kentridge’s output. It includes key pieces which allow viewers familiar and new to understand the trajectory and the evolution of his social and humanistic concerns. From the early Soho Eckstein films and related drawings, the exhibition moves on to encompass major multimedia installations, recent ink paintings, and finally the titular project, a new work related to the particular aesthetics of modernity in socialist China. As Kentridge’s first solo exhibition in China, the exhibition offers a vantage point on his expansive practice uniquely suited to an audience in East Asia. From 27 June to 30 August 2015.

Matthew Kentridge launches book on William Kentridge in Johannesburg

The book The Soho Chronicles: 10 Films by William Kentridge was written by the artist’s brother Matthew Kentridge about William Kentridge’s series of 10 Drawings for Projection (1989 – 2011). The book will be launched by the Goodman Gallery. The series of ten Soho films will be shown at the Goodman Gallery and there will be a discussion between the Kentridges and a book signing. The Johannesburg launch of the book takes place at Goodman Gallery Johannesburg on 3 March at 6pm.

Kentridge and Gandhi in Texas

William Kentridge’s short animated film “Felix in Exile” is among works on view in Experiments with Truth: Gandhi and Images of Non-Violence, at the Menil Collection in Houston, Texas through February. The exhibition also brings together paintings and sculptures from half a dozen religious traditions, documentary images and texts to reflect on the ideas of Mohandas K Gandhi.


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  • 1989: Johannesburg Second Greatest City after Paris

    1990: Monument

    1991: Mine

    1991: Sobriety, Obesity, and Growing Old

    1994: Felix in Exile

    1996: History of the Main Complaint

    1996 to 1997: Ubu Tells the Truth

    1997: WEIGHING... and WANTING

    1998: Ritorno d'Ulisse

    1999: Stereoscope

    1999: Sleeping on Glass

    1999: Shadow Procession

    2001 - Present: Tapestries

    2001: Medicine Chest

    2002: Zeno Writing

    2003: 7 Fragments for Georges Méliés & Journey to the Moon

    2003 to 2004: Tide Table

    2005: The Magic Flute Opera

    2005: Preparing the Flute

    2007: What will come...has already come

    2008: I am not me, the horse is not mine

    2008: (REPEAT) From the Beginning

    2007 to 2010: The Nose

    2010: Carnets d'Egypte

    2011: Other Faces

    2011 to 2012: The Refusal of Time

    2012: No, It Is

    2013: Second-Hand Reading

    2013: Tango for Page Turning

    2013 - 2014: Rebus

    2014: Winterreise

    2014: Drawings: East Rand Proprietary Mines Cash Book

  • Solo exhibitions

    THE SOHO CHRONICLES | BOOK LAUNCH, FILM SCREENING AND DISCUSSION

    William Kentridge / Drawings: East Rand Proprietary Mines Cash Book / 2014

    William Kentridge / NO, IT IS / 2012 - 2013

    William Kentridge / Other Faces / 2011

    William Kentridge / (Repeat) From The Beginning / 2008

    William Kentridge / What Will Come / 2007

    William Kentridge / Preparing The Flute / 2005

    William Kentridge / "Zeno Writing" and "Automatic Writing" / 2003

    William Kentridge / Stereoscope / 1999

    Group exhibitions

    Other People's Memories

    The Poetry In Between: South-South / 2015

    Surfacing

    C-16

    Editions

    Editions

    Advance/...Notice

    Summer Show

    Dancing with Dada

    Winter Show / Cape Town

    Winter Show / Joburg

    In Context

    The Marks We Make

  • Biography

    Solo Exhibitions

    Group Exhibitions

    Teaching, Lectureships and Workshop

    Awards and Merits

    Academic Record and Residencies

    Collections

    Selected Articles and Reviews

    Publications

    Performances

    Films

    Film Festivals


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    The Soho Chronicles: Conversation with William and Matthew Kentridge

    Talking cure for the studio

  • Press for William Kentridge

    William Kentridge / New York Times / New York / 27 May 2015

    Bringing a Complex Opera to Heel By Nina Siegal (184.6 KB)

    William Kentridge / Creative Feel / South Africa / May 2015

    Creative Icon By Creative Feel (2.7 MB)

    William Kentridge / Netwerk / South Africa / 7 May 2015

    Reuse fries van William Kentridge gaan pryk in Rome By Laetitia Pople (3.7 MB)

    William Kentridge / Creative Feel / South Africa / April 2015

    Refuse The Hour By Creative Feel (2.7 MB)

    William Kentridge / Now Toronto Magazine / Toronto / 17 April 2015

    Review: Hatched and Ubu and the truth commission By Jon Kaplan (691.4 KB)

    William Kentridge / TheStar.com / Toronto / 16 April 2015

    Ubu and the Truth Commission unleashes puppet dogs of war By Carly Maga (127.1 KB)

    William Kentridge / The globe and mail / Toronto / 10 April 2015

    How South African theatre is changing in the post-apartheid era By Kate Taylor (88 KB)

    William Kentridge / Design Indaba / South Africa / 2 March 2015

    The language of William Kentridge By Megan Holt (184.2 KB)

    William Kentridge / South Africa.info / South Africa / 27 February 2015

    Time travelling with William Kentridge (151.1 KB)

    William kentridge / The Wall Street Journal / United States of America / 18 February 2015

    2015-16 Met Opera Season to Feature Six New Productions By Jennifer Smith (379.5 KB)

    William Kentridge / The Brooklyn Rail / New York / 5 February 2015

    Kristin Jones with Ann McCoy by Ann McCoy (2.9 MB)

    William Kentridge / Business Standard / India / 30 January 2015

    India Art Fair: A day to remember By Avantika Bhuyan (80.6 KB)

    The Poetry In Between: South-South / City Press / South Africa / 15 February 2015

    Art review – The geopolitical trash By Nadine Botha (76.8 KB)

    William Kentridge / The Sunday Independent / South Africa / 14 December 2014

    Weighing up the costs by Mary Corrigall (538.9 KB)

    William Kentridge / Mail and Guardian / South Africa / 7 - 13 November 2014

    The Refusal of time by Meg Koerner (307 KB)

    William Kentridge / Sawubona Magazine / South Africa / November - December 2014

    Spotlight on William By Daniella Renzon (293.2 KB)

    William Kentridge / The New York Times / United Kingdom / 12 November 2014

    A Sorrow Transcended by Beauty Matthias Goerne Sings Kentridge's Version of "Winterrreise' by Anthony Tommasini (139.8 KB)

    William Kentridge / Mail and Guardian / South Africa / 7 - 13 November 2014

    Confessions of an optimist by Sean O'Toole (847.2 KB)

    William Kentridge / City Press / South Africa / 9 November 2014

    The art of darkness by Charl Blignaut (788 KB)

    William Kentridge / Mail and Guardian / South Africa / 7 - 13 November 2014

    Six drawing lessons by William Kentridge (525.5 KB)

    William Kentridge / Mail and Guardian / South Africa / 7 - 13 November 2014

    Accounts and drawings from underground by Rosalind C. Morris (599.3 KB)

    William Kentridge / Mail and Guardian / South Africa / 7 - 13 November 2014

    Into the vortex with Kentridge by Robyn Sassen (328.5 KB)

    William Kentridge / Financial Mail / South Africa / 6 November 2014

    ART: Home for a time By Matthew Partridge (3 MB)

    William Kentridge / Mail and Guardian / South Africa / 7 - 13 November 2014

    The art of weaving a good yarn by Robyn Sassen (309.3 KB)

    William Kentridge / Tonight Stage / South Africa / 6 November 2014

    The man behind the sounds of time by Theresa Smith (263 KB)

    William Kentridge / Financial Mail / South Africa / 30 October 2014

    MUSIC: Composing for art BY GWEN ANSELL (1.8 MB)

    William Kentridge / Sunday Times / South Africa / 19 October 2014

    The time traveller's life by Oliver Roberts (1.5 MB)

    William Kentridge / Beeld / South Africa / 14 October 2014

    Kentridge Kom Wys Werke by Anel Viktor (183.5 KB)

    William Kentridge / Cape Times / South Africa / 20 October 2014

    Carnegie Hall a dream come true for composer by Rebecca Jackman (95.9 KB)

    William Kentridge / Times Live / South Africa / 4 November 2014

    DEFT WEFT: Art goes to the wall by Graham Wood (577.6 KB)

    William Kentridge / The Art Newspaper / London / 10 October 2014

    The sun never sets on William Kentridge. By Charlotte Burns (121.8 KB)

    William Kentridge / The Washington Post / Washington D.C / 27 September 2014

    In the galleries: A look at apartheid’s cruel costs by Mark Jenkins (497.9 KB)

    William Kentridge / Interview with Hinterhauser and Goerne / 8 June 2014

    The Winterreise that was somewhere in me all these years (277.5 KB)

    William Kentridge / Artforum / New York / January 2014

    Whichever Page you Open by Joseph Leo Koerner & Margaret Koster Koerner (395.9 KB)

    William Kentridge / Financial Mail / South Africa / 16 April 2014

    William Kentridge, A Famous Artist by Sean O'Toole (216.7 KB)

    William Kentridge / India Times / Mumbai / 1 February 2013

    William Kentridge's Artwork Comes to India By IndiaTimes (57.4 KB) William Kentridge's Artwork Comes to India By India Times (60.9 KB)

    William Kentridge / Marie Claire Magazine / South Africa / 10 January 2013

    William Kentridge's 'No, It Is' at the Goodman Gallery by Chisanga Mukuka (489 KB)

    William Kentridge / Art Forum / New York / Summer 2012

    Dialectic of Enlightenment by Rosalind E. Krauss (454.8 KB)

    William Kentridge / The New York Review of Books / New York / 30 June 2012

    Death, Time, Soup A conversation with William Kentridge and Peter Galison by Margaret K Koerner (617.2 KB)

    William Kentridge / Art Southafrica / South Africa / 20 September 2011

    Refuse the hour by Angela Breidbach (3.1 MB)

    William Kentridge / Mail & Guardian / Johannesburg / 26 August 2011

    Dancing around convention by Emma Laurence (179 KB)

    William Kentridge / The New York Times / New York / 22 February 2010

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    William Kentridge / Frieze / June / July / August 2010

    The Nose by Leora Maltz-leca (1.8 MB)

    William Kentridge / Jeu De Paume / Paris / 29 June - 5 September 2010

    Five themes by Denis Hirson (3.1 MB)

    William Kentridge / Mail & Guardian / Johannesburg / 7 August 2010

    Message on a bottle by Tim James (2.4 MB)

    William Kentridge / The New York Times / 10 August 2010

    Two Kentridge Shows come to Paris by Aidan Mac Guill (221.4 KB)

    William Kentridge / Business Art / July 2010

    William Kentridge wins the coverted kyoto prize (1 MB)

    In Context / The Star / Johannesburg / South Africa / 20 May 2010

    A nose and a box to draw art lovers by Ufrieda Ho (3.3 MB)

    William Kentridge / Business Day WANTED / September 2009

    Weaving the Crusader Tale by Emma Jordan (5.2 MB)