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William Kentridge [videorecording] : anything is possible / art21 presents ; executive producer and director, Susan Sollins ; director, Charles Atlas

Catalog Data

Author:
Sollins, Susan  Search this
Atlas, Charles  Search this
Art 21, Inc  Search this
PBS Distribution (Firm)  Search this
Subject:
Kentridge, William 1955-  Search this
Gogolʹ, Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich 1809-1852 Nos  Search this
Physical description:
1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Type:
Videorecordings
Interviews
Biography
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Place:
South Africa
Date:
2010
C2010
21st century
Notes:
Originally broadcast on television in October 2010.
Summary:
"'William Kentridge: anything is possible' provides a rare, in-depth look at the life and work of the internationally acclaimed South African artist, William Kentridge. Working in a variety of media - including sculpture, drawing, animation, tapestry, film, theater, and opera - Kentridge tackles a broad range of subjects, from cataclysmic historical events to poignant personal moments. [The film] features exclusive interviews with Kentridge discussing his family's history and life under apartheid, and revealing the importance of improvisation, inquiry, and open-ended possibilities in his process. Follow Kentridge on an international journey that documents his work behind the scenes: from the intimacy of his Johannesburg studio, to galleries worldwide, to backstage at New York's Metropolitan Opera as he develops, stages, and directs Shostakovich's The Nose, based on Gogol's story"--Container.
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Opera--Production and direction  Search this
Animated films  Search this
Charcoal drawing  Search this
Art, South African  Search this
Call number:
video 001294
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_993122