William Kentridge (b. 1955) is South Africa’s most well-known living artist. He has had solo exhibitions across the world, including at the Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; the New Museum; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth; Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach; and Philadelphia Museum of Art. Kentridge has been the recipient of numerous prizes including the Kaiserring Prize (2003), the Carnegie Prize, the Carnegie International (2000), Standard Bank Young Artist Award (1987) and the Red Ribbon Award for Short Fiction (1982). He lives and works in Johannesburg.