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Light to Lense
  • William Kentridge
    born 1955
    born: Johannesburg, South Africa ; active: South Africa
  • Light to Lense, 2004
  • Thinking Aloud, Nine Small Thoughts
  • Where object was made: South Africa
  • drypoint
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 197 x 249 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 3/4 x 9 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 355 x 402 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 x 15 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0152.03

Square grid overlaid by gestural lines and text running across T and B. At right is a vertically oriented eye shape, radiating lines, with 2 lines converging at the profile of a figure in the BR corner. Rectangular shapes suggesting photographs proceed through the center of the composition.