Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Free tickets are required and available on the day of the program; first-come, first-served.
The Artist's Voice: William Kentridge
South African artist William Kentridge returns to Boston for a lively conversation about art, science, and politics with collaborator Peter Galison, Harvard University science historian and author of Einstein’s Clocks and Poincare’s Maps: Empires of Time. Moderated by Pulitzer Prize–winning Boston Globe art critic Sebastian Smee. Viewing hours for Kentridge’s The Refusal of Time are extended from 5 to 9 PM the day of the program for ticket holders.
About The Artist's Voice
Launched in September 2013, The Artist's Voice is a free lecture series featuring some of the most important contemporary artists working today, providing visitors with direct access to visionary artists as they discuss their work, influences and inspirations, offering a deeply meaningful engagement with the art of our time.
Support for William Kentridge: The Refusal of Time is provided by Kate and Charles Brizius; Paul and Katie Buttenwieser; Vivien and Alan Hassenfeld and the Hassenfeld Family Foundation; Hal and Jodi Hess; and Charles and Fran Rodgers.
Image (above): William Kentridge, The Refusal of Time, 2012. A collaboration with Philip Miller, Catherine Meyburgh and Peter Galison. Five-channel video with sound, 30 min, with megaphones and breathing machine ('elephant'). Installation at MAXXI Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Roma. Image courtesy of Fondazione MAXXI. Photo by Matteo Monti.