Drawing for "WEIGHING…and WANTING" (1997)

Drawing for "WEIGHING…and WANTING," 1997
Charcoal, poster paint and pastel on paper, 47 1/4 x 63 inches
© William Kentridge
Courtesy of the artist

"There are lots of drawings that are about the need for comfort. I’m not sure if that’s identical to compassion—about a ‘taking’ rather than a ‘giving’. Maybe the depiction of it is a giving."

-William Kentridge