This week in New York Keith Gessen and Elif Batuman talk, Guernica has a reading, Joanna Newsom sings and plays harp, Marcel Dzama appears, talks and signs books, The Moth has a Story Slam, Christopher Walken loses a hand and Zoe Kazan gives him one, and Atlas Obscura presents an international celebration of curious and obscure things....more
Posts Tagged: William Kentridge
This week in New York Sam Lipsyte reads from The Ask, David Shields reads from Reality Hunger, the Magnetic Fields perform, playwright Suzan-Lori Parks reads, Lore Segal and Tao Lin engage in a panel discussion about the novella, Stephen Elliott holds a writing class, Philip Gourevitch, Francine Prose and Lewis Lapham explore natural and man-made calamities and Light Industry presents the films of Jon Moritsugu....more
The January 18 edition of the New Yorker (online for subscribers) has a superb, in-depth profile of South African artist William Kentridge by Calvin Tomkins.
Kentridge, who worked in drawing, print, film, theater production and direction, is best known for breathing life into his charcoal drawings through hypnotic animated films....more