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William Kentridge: Thick Time

Whitechapel Gallery, London

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South African artist William Kentridge (b.1955, Johannesburg) is renowned for his animated expressionist drawings and films exploring time, the history of colonialism and the aspirations and failures of revolutionary politics. In this major exhibition of six large-scale installations by the artist, music and drama are ruptured by revolution, exile and scientific advancement. Read more.

William Kentridge was Apollo’s Artist of the Year in 2015.

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The Refusal of Time

The Refusal of Time (2012), Film Still with collaboration of Philip Miller, Catherine Meyburgh and Peter Galison. © William Kentridge, Marian Good

The Refusal of Time

The Refusal of Time (2012), Film Still, with collaboration of Philip Miller, Catherine Meyburgh and Peter Galison. © William Kentridge, Marian Good

Streets of the City, (2009), Woven by the Stephens Tapestry Studio.

Streets of the City (2009), Woven by the Stephens Tapestry Studio. © William Kentridge, Marian Good

(2012), film still, with collaboration of Philip Miller, Catherine Meyburgh and Peter Galison.

The Refusal of Time (2012), film still, with collaboration of Philip Miller, Catherine Meyburgh and Peter Galison. © William Kentridge, Marian Good

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