William Kentridge. Telephone Lady. 2000

William Kentridge Telephone Lady 2000

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In collaboration with a specialized printmaking workshop, Kentridge created this monumental linoleum cut using a large panel of linoleum flooring. Because it is inexpensive and easy to print, linoleum is used widely in community-based printmaking workshops in South Africa. Expressive black-and-white patterning is characteristic of the medium.

Gallery label from William Kentridge: Five Themes, February 24–May 17, 2010.
Linoleum cut
composition (irreg.): 81 3/8 x 39 7/16" (206.7 x 100.2 cm); sheet (irreg.): 86 5/8 x 39 15/16" (220 x 101.5 cm)
David Krut Fine Art, London
Artist Proof Studio, Johannesburg
Carol and Morton H. Rapp Fund
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© 2019 William Kentridge
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