Anselm Kiefer: heaven and earth

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Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, in association with Prestel, 2005 - Art - 186 pages
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A retrospective volume of Anselm Kiefer's work, this catalog addresses the artist's entire career through the lens of one compelling theme. From his earliest sculptures to his recent highly textured paintings, Anselm Kiefer has woven themes of heaven and earth into his work, exploring the polarities of these ideas while struggling to define the transcendent quality that places art squarely in between. Destruction and rebirth, glory and shame, sin and redemption all figure largely in Kiefer's often controversial depictions of Germany's physical and cultural landscape. This catalog of more than sixty reproductions includes Kiefer's first work, Heaven, as well as numerous other rare early works. It features watercolors produced specifically for the publication as well as an interview with the artist.

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SFMOMA | Exhibitions | Exhibition Overview: Anselm Kiefer
The organizing curator of Anselm Kiefer: Heaven and Earth, Auping offers a deeper reflection on the artist's long-running fascination with the relationship ...
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ANSELM KIEFER HEAVEN AND EARTH
PRESS RELEASE. For immediate release. ANSELM KIEFER. HEAVEN AND EARTH. February 11 to April 30, 2006. Montréal, January 24, 2006. ...
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All Manner of Thing: Anselm Kiefer: Heaven and Earth
Anselm Kiefer: Heaven and Earth at the Hirshhorn is awesome, in the way the word is meant to be used. The exhibition is dominated by Kiefer's enormous ...
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HIRSHHORN: Anselm Kiefer-Heaven and Earth
Anselm Kiefer: Heaven and Earth. June 21–September 9, 2006. For more than thirty-five years, Anselm Kiefer has considered fundamental questions about ...
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Anselm Kiefer: Heaven and Earth
Aspects of Vincent Van Gogh's oeuvre, comparatively unknown to date, have recently been presented in exhibition and published form
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KQED Arts & Culture: Visual Arts : Anselm Kiefer, Heaven and Earth
Anselm Kiefer, Heaven and Earth runs through January 21, 2007 at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 151 Third Street in San Francisco. ...
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Anselm Kiefer: Heaven and Earth - Press Release, 2005
Anselm Kiefer: Heaven and Earth; on view to the public at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth from September 25, 2005 through January 8, 2006. ...
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About the author (2005)

Anselm Kiefer was born in 1945 in Donaueschingen, Germany. In 1966 he left law studies at the University of Freiburg to study art in Freiburg, Karlsruhe and Dusseldorf. His massive paintings confront twentieth-century German history head on, employing Kiefer's own array of visual symbols to comment on tragic aspects of German history and culture, particularly the Nazi era. Kieferi's work has been exhibited throughout the world in most major museums.

Michael Auping is Chief Curator at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas, and the author of books on abstract expressionism, Clyfford Still, and Arshile Gorky. The book also includes essays by Michael E. Shapiro, Joseph Rishel, Andrew Graham-Dixon, Bill Berkson, and Dore Ashton.

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