Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Automatic Writing
  • William Kentridge, artist
    born 1955
    born: Johannesburg, South Africa ; active: South Africa
    Bick Productions, producer
    New Museum of Contemporary Art, producer
  • Automatic Writing, 2003
  • Point of View: An Anthology of the Moving Image, 2004
  • Where object was made: United States
  • DVD
  • Museum purchase: Museum of Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0039.08

The artist's hauntingly beatiful series of animated black and white drawings brings viewers into the artist's unconscious, using surrealist techniques to explore the point where writing and drawing intersect. Running Time: 2 minutes, 38 seconds