Tag Archives: William Kentridge

A scene from Alban Berg's Lulu, which Kentridge directed at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, 2015. KEN HOWARD/METROPOLITAN OPERA

William Kentridge: Slow Music for Fast Action, and Other Conundrums

The South African giant at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Carnegie Hall, and the Metropolitan Opera Read More

William Kentridge, More Sweetly Play the Dance (still), 2015, color-and-sound video projection on eight screens, 14 minutes. ©WILLIAM KENTRIDGE/COURTESY EYE FILMMUSEUM, AMSTERDAM

William Kentridge at EYE Filmmuseum

Amsterdam Read More


Morning Links: ‘Whistler’s Mother’ Edition

Must-read stories from around the art world Read More


Füsun Eczacıbasi: Bringing Istanbul to the World

Architect and patron Füsun Eczacıbasi is working to create a new model to support Turkish art Read More


Love Potions: Art and the Heart

Despite an overall reluctance among contemporary artists to deal with issues of the heart, more than a few tell great stories of romance and heartbreak Read More

A nude figure floats in a kaleidoscope of elements from nature in Kiki Smith’s large Jacquard tapestry Sky, 2012.

Looms with a View

Contemporary artists are drawn to tapestries for their tactility, physical presence, and the poetry of creating complex images on a grid Read More


Taking Center Stage

Looking for new ways to interpret familiar works—and attract new audiences to see them—opera companies are hiring artists to transform classic productions into multimedia spectacles. Read More