video with animated black and white images on the turning pages of a book; imagery includes man walking and birds; music with vocals; blue presentation box in the form of a book with text from a dictionary at interior; removable cardboard tray with Blu ray DVD and USB flash drive; gold USB drive tied to tan ribbon attached to left side of cardboard tray; WD TVLive streaming media player, power cord, remote and three brochures (technical and warranty guide, connection instructions and promotional brochure)

© William Kentridge. All rights reserved.

Second-hand Reading, 2013

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William Kentridge is an internationally renowned artist best known for his prints, drawings, and animated films. Second-hand Reading is an excellent example of Kentridge’s animation style, and his ongoing personal investigation of South Africa and its history of apartheid. It is a powerful artwork that explores race relations in South Africa through drawings, text, and music.

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Details
Title
Second-hand Reading
Artist Life
born 1955
Role
Artist
Dimension
7 minutes duration
Accession Number
2014.21
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video with animated black and white images on the turning pages of a book; imagery includes man walking and birds; music with vocals; blue presentation box in the form of a book with text from a dictionary at interior; removable cardboard tray with Blu ray DVD and USB flash drive; gold USB drive tied to tan ribbon attached to left side of cardboard tray; WD TVLive streaming media player, power cord, remote and three brochures (technical and warranty guide, connection instructions and promotional brochure)

© William Kentridge. All rights reserved.

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