South African artist William Kentridge was born in 1955. He is best known for his prints, drawings, and animated films. He studied at University of the Witwatersrand and Johannesburg Art Foundation. Born to Jewish parents, both of whom were lawyers, they were famous for their defense of victims of apartheid his work references these struggles of the time. Kentridge’s works are held in numerous international collections, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Tate Modern, London and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.