William Kentridge

William Kentridge

The uncertain and imprecise way of constructing a drawing is sometimes a model of how to construct meaning... The ethical and moral questions...in our heads seem to rise to the surface as a consequence of the processMore William Kentridge quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The drawings don't start with 'a beautiful mark'. It has to be a mark of something out there in the world. It doesn't have to be an accurate drawing, but it has to stand for an observation, not something that is abstract, like an emotion.More William Kentridge quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The absurd, with its rupture of rationality-of conventional ways of seeing the world-is in fact an accurate and a productive way of understanding the world.More William Kentridge quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It’s always been in between the things I thought I was doing that the real work has happened.More William Kentridge quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My grandfather was a member of Parliament for 40 years. Obviously we're talking here South Africa, a whites only parliament. I grew up in a family that was very involved with the legal battles against apartheid—the great treason trials in the 1950s and early '60s, and later with the legal resources center that my mother founded. My father was involved with a number of very prominent cases that had political aspects to them, whether it was the inquest into the Sharpeville Massacre, the death of Steve Biko, or one of tMore William Kentridge quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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