William Joseph Kentridge | South Africa

William Joseph Kentridge was born in South Africa, in 1955)
Medium: Prints, drawing and animation

Influences: Dumile Feni Mhlaba, Otto Dix and Max Beckmann

On the intersection of drawing and animation: “There is also a way of thinking of an etching as an extraordinarily, ridiculously complicated form of animation, different states of the plate, when you know that you will rework them.”

On the power of ambiguity: “Certainly, there are questions of ambiguity of mark and transformations of paint into the world … that I remember being intrigued by — not knowing whether the streak of paint is a person or a ditch.”

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