William Kentridge
Preparing the Flute, 2005

Artwork Info

Artwork title
Preparing the Flute
Artist name
William Kentridge
Date created
video installation
model theater with drawings (charcoal, pastel, and colored pencil on paper) and 35mm animated film transferred to video, with sound, 21:06 min.
95 in. × 44 in. × 60 1/2 in. (241.3 cm × 111.76 cm × 153.67 cm)
Date acquired
The Doris and Donald Fisher Collection at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, fractional purchase and promised gift
© William J. Kentridge
Permanent URL
Artwork status
Not on view at this time.

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