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Reclining Figure with Cat, 2016

Linocut with hand coloring by the artist
30 1/4 × 38 1/4 in
76.8 × 97.2 cm
Edition of 20
This is part of a limited edition set.
$7,500 - 10,000
location
Washington
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Gallery Neptune & Brown
Washington
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From the Opera Lulu, directed by the artist at the Metropolitan Opera in NYC.

From the Opera Lulu, directed by the artist at the Metropolitan Opera in NYC.

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Robert Brown Gallery/Gallery Schlesinger
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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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From the Opera Lulu, directed by the artist at the Metropolitan Opera in NYC.

From the Opera Lulu, directed by the artist at the Metropolitan Opera in NYC.

Publisher
Robert Brown Gallery/Gallery Schlesinger
Price ranges of prints by William Kentridge
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Browse works in this category
$9,900–$10,350
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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.

Reclining Figure with Cat, 2016

Linocut with hand coloring by the artist
30 1/4 × 38 1/4 in
76.8 × 97.2 cm
Edition of 20
This is part of a limited edition set.
$7,500 - 10,000
location
Washington
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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