Learning the Flute

Learning the Flute is a print which consists of 110 pieces done by William Kentridge in 2003 in collaboration with The Artists' Press and published by The Goodman Gallery. It was in two editions consisting of eighteen numbered prints with additional proofs. The one edition was black on white and the other reversed so that the negative was printed black. The final size of the work is 283 x 358cm and was presented in a box handmade by Peter Carstens.

At the bottom of this page, you will find links to all the books that have been produced at The Artists' Press.

Master printer Lee Turner and press assistant Selby Msimang printing the reverse pages.


Lee Turner admiring his editioning skills


Assembling the work.




The final piece.

Below are links to the artists books that are currently available from The Artists' Press:

Qauqaua  (Coex'ae Qgam, Kuru Art Project)

Joanne of Ark (Flip Hattingh)

The Ultimate Safari (Nadine Gordimer and various artists)

To take a look at the archive of books produced by The Artists' Press please follow the links below, these books are not available from us.

Another day in Paradise (Various artists)

The Human Race (Robert Hodgins)

Portage (William Kentridge)

Breathe (William Kentridge)

Remembering the Treason Trial (William Kentridge)

Pocket Drawings (William Kentridge)

Libretto (William Kentridge)

GIF 1 (Various artists)

GIF 2 (Various artists)

GIF 3 (Various artists)

Antibody (Belinda Blignaut)

In Praise of Bristlecone Pines (Rita Deanin Abbey)

Patrick Cullinan, Selected Poems 1961 - 1991 (Patrick Cullinan, Judith Mason)

JUST 30 WORDS (INTERLINEARY) Robbin Ami Silverberg