William Kentridge

South African (Johannesburg, South Africa, 1955)

The Refusal of Time

2012
video installation | five-channel video with sound, 30 min., with steel megaphones and breathing machine "elephant"
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  • The Refusal of Time

    William Kentridge, The Refusal of Time, 2012; five-channel video with sound, 30 min., with steel megaphones and breathing machine "elephant", dimensions variable; Collection SFMOMA, Jointly owned by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (purchase, by exchange, through an anonymous gift and the K. Hart Smith Trust); © 2012 William Kentridge. All rights reserved.


Dimensions variable
Acquired 2013
Collection SFMOMA
Jointly owned by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (purchase, by exchange, through an anonymous gift and the K. Hart Smith Trust)
© 2012 William Kentridge. All rights reserved.
2013.250

Tags

time, relativity, black holes, string theory, processions, shadows, colonialism, music, megaphones, performance


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