Posts Tagged ‘William Kentridge’

From the Archives: William Kentridge’s Black Box / Chambre Noire

Today From the DS Archives we bring you a post on one of William Kentridge‘s highly regarded video pieces “Black Box/Chambre Noire.” His work is currently on view at Marian Goodman in New York and will be up through October 26. The following article written by Georgia Haagsma was originally published on September 12, 2012. At the end of William Kentridge’s miniature theatre piece Black Box/Chambre[…..]

William Kentridge – Black Box / Chambre Noire

At the end of William Kentridge’s miniature theatre piece Black Box/Chambre Noire (2005) a rhinoceros gets shot. The shooting, taken from old black and white film footage and projected onto the theatre’s back screen is clumsily executed by a clearly inexperienced rhinoceros hunter. After the deed is done, said hunter runs back and forth between the animal and his original position to check the status[…..]

dOCUMENTA (13) spaces: Kulturbahnhof

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Functioning as an “exploded museum,” as curator Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev calls it, the hundreds of artworks of the dOCUMENTA (13) are housed in venues near and far. Beyond Kassel, Germany there are dOCUMENTA happenings in Kabul, Afghanistan, Cairo, Egypt, and in Banff, Canada. Within Kassel, the exhibitions are taking place in the Karlsaue park, at the historic Fridericianum (claiming fame to being the first public museum[…..]

On View This Summer at MoMA PS1

MoMA PS1 is an art institution reputable for its exhibitions and events that inspire an unparalleled contemporary dialogue in both the United States and internationally. It’s building – a recovered and repurposed public schoolhouse – alone commands a stamp of novelty. The exterior recalls an architectural era that predates the now ubiquitous rolling glass façades with its sumptuous terra cotta bricks and ornate eaves. It’s interior has[…..]