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William Kentridge

[South African Animator, born in 1955]

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Original works by William Kentridge available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteWilliam Kentridge at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
What Will Come, 2007

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
3 works online

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
Casspirs Full of Love

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Zeno Writing, 2002

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe
A Nicely Built City Never Resists Destruction, 1995

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

Broad Art Foundation

Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, Torino, Italy

Goetz Collection, Munich

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
Pond at Deer Acres, 2002

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, Brunswick, New Jersey
Blue Head, etching and aquatint

MAXXI Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI Secolo, Rome
Flagellant, 1996/97

Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona
Ulisse: Echo, Scan, Slide, Bottle, 1998

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Missouri

New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City
Essay about a 2001 exhibition of Kentridge's work

Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida
What Will Come, 2007

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Portland Museum of Art, Maine
Sleeper I, 1997

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City
The General, 1993-98

USC Fisher Museum of Art, Los Angeles
Shadow Procession, 1999

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

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Miscellaneous Sites:
The Legacy Project
"A gathering place for people interested in the enduring legacies of the many violent traumas of the 20th century"

The Sender Collection, New York
A private lending collection of Minimal and Conceptual Art
(Get past the splash page, then click "Artists")

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on William Kentridge  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

artcritical, the online magazine of art and ideas
William Kentridge: Zeno Writing

artcritical, the online magazine of art and ideas
William Kentride at the New Museum of Contemporary Art

Artnet Magazine
Still from the film Shadow Procession, 1999


Frieze Magazine
"Swords Drawn"

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 98): William Kentridge

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 63): William Kentridge

New Media Encyclopedia
A project sponsored by several museums of contemporary art


The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"The stone-age auteur", 2007 article by Adrian Searle

The Village Voice
"History Drawing", 2002 article by Jerry Saltz

Profile from art:21 - Art in the 21st Century

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Interactive Flash feature on William Kentridge

YouTube - Broadcast Yourself
11-second clip of Kentridge's animation

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
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