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Kyoto Prize Winner Drawn to his Work

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San Diego Union Tribune -- Perhaps it was an impertinent question: Why has artist William Kentridge stayed in South Africa?

Even his parents, dedicated lawyers who worked tirelessly in the anti-apartheid movement, left, as have his sisters and brother.

“As much as I appreciate the delights of a place like San Diego, Johannesburg is still an easy choice for me,” responded Kentridge, who was in residence at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in 1998 when the museum presented the first American solo exhibition of his work. (Full Story)

For more information on the Kyoto Prize Symposium held at USD on April 6, from 10 - 11:30 a.m., click here.

 

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