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Kentridge's Trauerarbeit

by Manus Groenen
Given the historical connection between South Africa and the Netherlands, it will come as a surprise that William Kentridge, one of South Africa’s most prominent contemporary artists (along with Amsterdam’s adopted Marlene Dumas) might still need an introduction in the Netherlands. The internationally admired artist is currently having his first ever exhibition in the Netherlands, hosted by the Jewish Historical Museum in partnership with the Deutsche Bank and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. The exhibition centers on a mechanical theatre called Black Box/Chambre Noire, a project commissioned by the Deut... [more]
Posted by Manus Groenen on 9/24/12