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William Kentridge, Vivienne Koorland : conversations in letters and lines / Tamar Garb, Briony Fer, Joseph Leo Koerner, Ed Krčma, Griselda Pollock

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Garb, Tamar  Search this
Bradley, Fiona  Search this
Koerner, Joseph Leo  Search this
Fer, Briony  Search this
Krčma, Ed  Search this
Pollock, Griselda  Search this
Kentridge, William 1955- Works Selections  Search this
Koorland, Vivienne 1957- Works Selections  Search this
Host institution:
Fruit Market Gallery  Search this
Kentridge, William 1955-  Search this
Koorland, Vivienne 1957-  Search this
Physical description:
192 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
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Catalog of an exhibition held at the Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, November 19, 2016-February 19, 2017.
Preace / Fiona Bradley -- Mapping, making, marking : plotting the work of Kentridge and Koorland / Tamar Garb -- William Kentridge and Vivienne Koorland / in conversation with Tamar Garb -- The weight of evidence / Joseph Leo Koerner -- Nocturnal painting : Die Gedanken sind frei / Briony fer -- Drawing from damaged life / Ed Krčma -- Naming and unnaming : tracing trauma by other means / Griselda Pollock -- List of works in the exhibition
William Kentridge and Vivienne Koorland are two of South Africa's foremost visual artists. Kentridge is a successful animated filmmaker, opera director, performer and draughtsman, while Koorland has enjoyed widespread critical acclaim as a painter, printmaker and maker of objects. Born in the 1950s, they first met as university students in the mid-1970s, and have been talking about art ever since. Their friendship of nearly forty years has been mutually enriching, as the art of each has inspired and informed the other. This significant volume brings together a diverse selection of works from each artist to explore the formal and thematic links between their different practices. It focuses on the role of writing in their work, the relationship between drawing, painting and animation, their interest in film, their understanding of lines, alphabets and letters and the relationship between the iconic and the abstract, and maps and mapping. The book is divided into four essays by Briony Fer, Griselda Pollock, Joseph Leo Koerner and Ed Krcma, each of which provides a fresh perspective on the artists and their work, as well as a conversation between the artists and curator Tamar Garb, exploring the themes highlighted by the exhibition. 00Exhibition: Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, United Kingdom (19.11.2016-19.02.2017).
Art, South African  Search this
Call number:
N7396.K45 A4 2016c
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