Live Virtual Auction, 22 September 2021

Sold for

ZAR 364 160
Lot 115
  • William Kentridge; Roses in the Big Glass
  • William Kentridge; Roses in the Big Glass
  • William Kentridge; Roses in the Big Glass
  • William Kentridge; Roses in the Big Glass
  • William Kentridge; Roses in the Big Glass


Lot Estimate
ZAR 150 000 - 200 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
ZAR 364 160

About this Item

South African 1955-
Roses in the Big Glass
2020
signed and numbered 19/30 in pencil in the margin
coffee-lift aquatint with drypoint
image size: 100,5 by 79cm; sheet size: 119 by 95,5cm; 129 by 106 by 5cm including frame

Notes

After studying Political Science at Wits in the late 1970s William Kentridge studied the art of mime in Paris in the early 1980s. He now continually combines these interests in his art. His phenomenal drawing skills were sharpened while studying at the Johannesburg Art Foundation and, in the numerous stop-frame video animations of the 1990s and the large-scale installations of the early twenty-first century, he dramatically renders the effects of colonialism on the oppressed. Regularly mounting major exhibitions and dramatic productions, locally and internationally, he is the recipient of numerous local and international awards and is the true embodiment of Contemporary African Art.

Provenance

Donated by the artist. Courtesy of Goodman Gallery.

Framing courtesy of Maxwoods Framers and Gilders.


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