William Kentridge: Triumphs and Laments
The Emerson Urban Arts Media Art Gallery will debut artworks in a variety of media by the internationally recognized South African artist William Kentridge relating to an ambitious mural project in Rome (2016). Triumphs and Laments is a 550-meter long mural stenciled onto the embankment of the Tiber River with 51 figure groupings representing a procession across Roman history’s tragedies and accomplishments. The exhibition will highlight the monumental prints relating to the mural that Kentridge has made in collaboration with Artist Proof Studio and David Krut Projects in Johannesburg. The exhibit will also include the the maquette for the mural, steel stencils, and videos.
Wednesday February 14, 2018
February 15 – April 14, 2018
Emerson Urban Arts Media Art Gallery
25 Avery Street
Boston, MA 02111
Wednesday – Saturday
2:00 – 7:00 pm
The exhibition is supported by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and individual contributors to the Emerson Urban Arts Media Art Gallery.
The Emerson Urban Arts Media Art Gallery is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund, a program of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, administered through a collaboration between MassDevelopment and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.