Thursday, February 25, 2010

Vernissages | NYC, William Kentridge at MoMA

A survey of three decades of William Kentridge's work and opened yesterday at MoMA. The spectacular exhibition presented large scale multichannel film and video installations.
The South African artist works in a multitude of media including film, collage performance, books, prints and sculpture. His most recognizable work is animated films from charcoal drawings, which present socio-political themes ---totalitarianism, apartheid and colonialism--- in poetic and lyrical interpretations .
The exhibition included Journey to the Moon and maquettes of the Kentridge's production of the Mozart's opera Magic Flute.