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KES Old Boy William Kentridge awarded prestigious art prize!

King Edward VII School Old Boy and South African visual artist, William Kentridge, has won Spain’s most prestigious art prize, the Princess of Asturias award.

The 62-year-old multidisciplinary artist has a led a life of reinvention.

After studying politics and African studies at the University of Witwatersrand, Kentridge studied fine arts at the Johannesburg Art Foundation.

Kentridge is one of the world’s most celebrated artists, best known for his animated drawings in black charcoal and ink.

His works have been exhibited at places such as the Albertina Museum in Vienna, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Louvre in Paris and the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York.

Click on given link to read more on this award: (courtesy news 24)
Spain Honours William Kentridge

Congratulations to our Old Boy on this outstanding achievement in the Arts and for the motivation to all our buddying artists and talented artists at King Edward.

Go School.