William Kentridge: Five Themes. William KENTRIDGE, Mark ROSENTHAL.

William Kentridge: Five Themes

SFMOMA / NMA / Yale, 2009. 4to. 264 pages, 297 color illustrations. Cloth; dust jacket. DVD in pcket at end. A fine copy. Item #409119

"This extraordinary catalogue, produced in close collaboration with the artist, investigates the five primary themes that have engaged Kentridge over the course of his career: - Soho and Felix: works featuring Kentridge s best-known characters, the businessman Soho Eckstein and his alter ego, the anxiety-ridden Felix Teitlebaum.- Ubu and the Procession: inspired by "Ubu Roi, " these projects reflect the excitement, conflict, and rapid social changes in post-apartheid South Africa.- Artist in the Studio: an examination of Kentridge s practice and his emergence as an installation artist.- The Magic Flute: work related to the artist s set designs for Mozart s opera.- The Nose: Kentridge s most recent production, including work inspired by his staging of the Shostakovich opera for New York s Metropolitan Opera in spring 2010.Kentridge has created a DVD especially for this publication; it includes fragments from significant film projects (both known and newly completed) as well as commentary that sheds further light on the artist s work" (the publisher).

Price: $125.00

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