Masterclass by William Kentridge
Friday 23 November 2012
5th floor - Young Theatre Workshop
William Kentridge’s work has been seen in museums and galleries around the world since the 1990s, including Documenta in Kassel, Germany (1997, 2003), the Museum of Modern Art in New York (1998, 2010), the Albertina Museum in Vienna (2010), Jeu de Paume in Paris (2010). Also in 2010 the Musee du Louvre in Paris presented Carnets d’Egypte, a project conceived especially for the Egyptian room at the Louvre. In the same year, Kentridge received the prestigious Kyoto Prize in recognition of his contributions in the field of arts and philosophy. In 2011, Kentridge was elected as an Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and received the degree of Doctor of Literature honoris causa from the University of London. In 2012, he presented the Charles Eliot Norton Lectures at Harvard University; was elected member of the American Philosophical Society, of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and has been named as a laureate for the Dan David Prize awarded by Tel Aviv University.