20 September 2016

William Kentridge Returns With First London Public Exhibition In Fifteen Years

A major exhibition of work by the South African artist William Kentridge opens at the Whitechapel Gallery on Wednesday. Artlyst was at the press view and highly recommends it as an exhibition not to miss for 2016. The show is titled Thick Time and was curated by the innovative Whitechapel Gallery Director Iwona Blazwick. This will be the artist’s […]

1 July 2016

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William Kentridge: Thick Time

Thick Time curated by Iwona Blazwick, Whitechapel Gallery Director, is the artist’s first major public solo presentation in the UK in over 15 years. The exhibition features six works created between 2003 and 2016 – including two of the artist’s immersive audio-visual installations, The Refusal of Time (2012) and O Sentimental Machine (2003), which have […]

23 July 2015

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William Kentridge Celebrates Coronet Theatre Rebirth With Handspring Puppet Collaboration

William Kentridge’s landmark collaboration with South African novelist and playwright, Jane Taylor, and the Handspring Puppet Company, will celebrate the relaunch of the Coronet Theatre in Nottinghill Gate, this autumn. Ubu and the Truth Commission opens on 15th October 2015 for a three- week season. The Handspring Puppet Company, the extraordinary South Africa puppeteers behind the world-wide smash hit War Horse, worked […]

10 November 2014

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Leading Artists In Sotheby’s Charity Auction For Elton John AIDS Foundation

A large number of leading contemporary artists have very generously donated no less than 12 artworks, all of which will be auctioned off at Sotheby’s to benefit the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF). The participating artists are Allora & Calzadilla, Martin Creed, Olafur Eliasson, Jeff Elrod, Urs Fischer, Jonathan Horowitz, William Kentridge, Joel Meyerowitz, Rob […]

23 September 2014

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Christie’s Multiplied Launches For Frieze Week

MULTIPLIED is the UK’s only art fair dedicated to contemporary prints and editions. The fair is in its The fifth instalment; returning to Christie’s, South Kensington this autumn. The event will be open to the public from 17-20 October, and will take place during Frieze Week, one of the most important periods in the contemporary […]

15 November 2011

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William Kentridge Takes Place Of David Hockney And Anish Kapoor

William Kentridge is latest visual artist selected for Rolex mentoring scheme that has, in the past, featured David Hockney, Anish Kapoor, John Baldessari, and Rebecca Horn South African artist William Kentridge has been announced as latest artist to take part in Rolex initiative that, over the years has featured John Baldessari, David Hockney, Rebecca Horn, and […]