South African Artist William Kentridge to Deliver Public Lecture Feb. 9 at Cooper Union s Great Hall


Internationally renowned South African artist William Kentridge will deliver a public lecture, A Universal Archive…with Some Remarks on Black Holes, on Tues., Feb. 9, 8 p.m., at Cooper Union s Great Hall (7 East 7th Street at Bowery). Subways: 6 (Astor Place), R, W (8th Street).

TOP: Drawing for Il Sole 24 Ore [World Walking], 2007; BOTTOM: Drawing for Il Sole 24 Ore [Gas Mask], 2007
TOP: Drawing for Il Sole 24 Ore [World Walking], 2007; BOTTOM: Drawing for Il Sole 24 Ore [Gas Mask], 2007

Internationally renowned South African artist William Kentridge will deliver a public lecture, “A Universal Archive…with Some Remarks on Black Holes,” on Tues., Feb. 9, 8 p.m., at Cooper Union’s Great Hall (7 East 7th Street at Bowery). Subways: 6 (Astor Place), R, W (8th Street).

The event is free and open to the public, which may call 212.998.8796 for more information. Photo ID is required for entry. Reporters interested in attending must RSVP to James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or james.devitt@nyu.edu, or Jolene Travis, Cooper Union’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.353.4158 or jolene@cooper.edu.

Kentridge is known for his stop-motion films of charcoal drawings as well as for works in etching, collage, sculpture, and the performing arts. An exhibition of three decades of Kentridge’s works will be at New Y 500

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