Erudite artist William Kentridge tackles colonialism with a quiet anger

The Sydney Morning Herals: Richard Jinman

William Kentridge is standing at the top of a flight of stairs in bare feet. His white Oxford shirt is unbuttoned and hangs loosely over a white T-shirt and black trousers. It seems likely he is not long out of bed. “Oh,” he says, looking perplexed. “Do we have an appointment?”

We do, actually. It is 8.30am on a Friday – unusually early for an encounter with a big beast of the art world – but I had been assured that the 63-year-old South African was keen to seize the day. …Read More

Pictured: William Kentridge, Tableau des Finances et du Commerce de la partie Francoise de St Domingue, 2011 | Hannah McKissock-Davis

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