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FIRE WALKER: WILLIAM KENTRIDGE, GERHARD MARX. Ed. by Oliver Barstow and Bronwyn Law-Viljoen. Fourthwall Books, Johannesburg, 2011. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Artbook|D.A.P., New York. 132 pp. (2 foldout) with 100 ills. (89 col.). 30 x 20 cm. ISBN 9780986985027 In English.
Documents the creation of Fire Walker (2010), a monumental steel sculpture that South African artists Kentridge (b. 1955) and Marx (b. 1976) produced on commission for the city of Johannesburg, the work representing a woman street vendor -- known colloquially as a fire walker -- carrying a burning cooking receptacle on her head.
Artist(s):Kentridge, William; Marx, Gerhard
Indexing: Western, Africa, Non-Western in a Western Style — South Africa — Post-2000 — Sculpture
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 150106
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