William Kentridge at the Met Museum – New York

William Kentridge at the Met Museum – New York

October 22, 2013 through May 11, 2014

– William Kentridge: The Refusal of Time presents the museum debut of South African contemporary artist William Kentridge’s, “The Refusal of Time,” created in 2012 and recently acquired by the Met in partnership with SFMOMA. Comprised of  a thirty-minute, “filmed meditation,” projected across five screens that surround a monumental, kinetic sculpture entitled the, “breathing machine,” or, “elephant,” an organ-like automaton with a pumping bellows, the installation is an exploration of time and space, the complex legacy of colonialism, industry’s impact on the environment and the artist’s own intellectual life.

 

“The Refusal of Time” (2012) - William Kentridge

“The Refusal of Time” (2012) – William Kentridge


 

Official Exhibtion Site

 

METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

1000 FIFTH AVENUE

NEW YORK, NY 10028

(212) 535-7710

 

 

 

 

 

 

William Kentridge: The Refusal of Time

 

VISITING HOURS:

OPEN SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY FROM 10 A.M. TO 5:30 P.M.

OPEN FRIDAY AND SATURDAY FROM 10 A.M. TO 9 P.M.

CLOSED THANKSGIVING DAY, DECEMBER 25, JANUARY 1 AND THE FIRST MONDAY IN MAY.

 

ADMISSION:

$25 RECOMMENDED FOR AN ADULT TICKET.

$17 RECOMMENDED FOR A SENIOR TICKET (65 AND OVER).

$12 RECOMMENDED FOR A STUDENT TICKET (25 AND UNDER).

FREE FOR CHILDREN UNDER 12 ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT.

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