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Music Box Tondo, 2006

Archival pigment print in colors, on Hahnemühle paper
43 1/2 × 43 1/2 in
110.5 × 110.5 cm
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C
Christie's

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MELVA BUCKSBAUM

Signed in red pencil, numbered 7/60 (there were …

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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MELVA BUCKSBAUM

Signed in red pencil, numbered 7/60 (there were also twelve artist's proofs), with full margins, apparently in very good condition, not examined out of the frame
Diameter: 42 in. (1067 mm.)
Sheet: 43 ½ x 43 ½ in. (1105 x 1105 mm.)

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William Kentridge
South African, b. 1955
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In his drawings and animations, William Kentridge articulates the concerns of post-Apartheid South Africa with unparalleled nuance and lyricism. In the inventive process by which he created his best-known works, Kentridge draws and erases with charcoal, recording his compositions at each state. He then displays a video projection of the looped images alongside their highly worked and re-worked source drawings. In this way, his process and aesthetic concerns are inextricably linked with the narrative power of his work, as in his “Nine Drawings for Projection” series (1989-2003), which depicts two fictional white South Africans navigating the ambiguities of contemporary South Africa. With his highly personal and often quiet works in seeming tension with the brutality of his content, Kentridge expresses a profound ambivalence about his native country.

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About the work
C
Christie's

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MELVA BUCKSBAUM

Signed in red pencil, numbered 7/60 (there were …

Read more

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MELVA BUCKSBAUM

Signed in red pencil, numbered 7/60 (there were also twelve artist's proofs), with full margins, apparently in very good condition, not examined out of the frame
Diameter: 42 in. (1067 mm.)
Sheet: 43 ½ x 43 ½ in. (1105 x 1105 mm.)

Medium
Print
William Kentridge
South African, b. 1955
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In his drawings and animations, William Kentridge articulates the concerns of post-Apartheid South Africa with unparalleled nuance and lyricism. In the inventive process by which he created his best-known works, Kentridge draws and erases with charcoal, recording his compositions at each state. He then displays a video projection of the looped images alongside their highly worked and re-worked source drawings. In this way, his process and aesthetic concerns are inextricably linked with the narrative power of his work, as in his “Nine Drawings for Projection” series (1989-2003), which depicts two fictional white South Africans navigating the ambiguities of contemporary South Africa. With his highly personal and often quiet works in seeming tension with the brutality of his content, Kentridge expresses a profound ambivalence about his native country.

Music Box Tondo, 2006

Archival pigment print in colors, on Hahnemühle paper
43 1/2 × 43 1/2 in
110.5 × 110.5 cm
Bidding closed
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Other works by William Kentridge