William Kentridge

Serpentine Gallery

21 Apr 1999 to 30 May 1999

William Kentridge

This exhibition was the first major survey in Britain of William Kentridge’s animated films and related works on paper.

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The exhibition focused on three important bodies of Kentridge’s work: his series of seven films created from 1989-1998, Ubu Tells the Truth (1996-7), and the recent Ulisse: ECHO scan slide bottle (1998).

Kentridge, a distinguished South African artist, studied politics and African culture. His varied pursuits include drawing and print-making, animation, puppetry, theatre and opera in which he has served as actor, writer and director.


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