William Kentridge shares what motivated him to become a great artist

Internationally acclaimed artist William Kentridge has officially been named Africa’s most influential artist in the annual ArtReview Power 100 list.

The Johannesburg-born artist has been involved in creating drawings, films, theatre and opera productions.

Kentridge’s work has been seen in museums and galleries around the world since the 1990s.

Play and collaborations are important.

William Kentridge, Artist

Forty to 50 years in the studio told me that almost every good idea or everything that resulted in interesting work has not been as a result of an idea of mine. Other people had to show me what I was doing.

William Kentridge, Artist

You have to be open to things that come.

William Kentridge, Artist

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This article first appeared on 702 : William Kentridge shares what motivated him to become a great artist


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