William Kentridge Decodes the Best Artworks in History

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The talk series at Frieze Masters, which also includes discussions with artists Phyllida Barlow and Edmund de Waal, is a new addition to the talks program at Frieze London, with support by Gucci and artnet. In this second talk of the series, William Kentridge, best known for his prints, drawings and animated films, discusses art with Ernst Vegelin van Claerbergen, Head of the Courtauld Gallery, London.

Kentridge was born in South Africa, where he studied politics, African history, and fine art at the University of Witwatersrand and the Johannesburg Art Foundation. He also studied theater and mime at the École Jacques Lecoq in Paris in the hopes of becoming an actor. In the ’70s and ’80s, he acted in and directed theater, television, and film productions before making a transition to art production…


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