Anselm Kiefer was born in 1945 in Donaueschingen, Germany; he lives and works in Paris. Solo exhibition has been dedicated to Anselm Kiefer since the beginning of his carrier by prestigious museums among which:
Kunsthalle, Bern (1978); Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (1979); Groniger Museum, Gronigen (1980); Museum Folkwang, Essen (1981); Städtische Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf; Musée d’Art Contemporain, BordeauxARC/Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris and the Israel Museum, Jerusalem (1984); Stadelijk Museum, Amsterdam (1986); Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Art of Philadelphia, MOCA in Los Angeles and MoMA in New York (1987); Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin (1991); Sezon Museum of Art, Tokyo, Kyoto National Museum of Art (1993); Hiroshima Museum of Contemporay Art (1993); Museo di Capodimonte, Naples (1997); The Museum of Modern Art, Sao Paulo (1998); The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (1998); Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Boogna (1999); Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent (2000); The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (2005); Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, Amsterdam (2011); Ludwig Museum, Koblenz (2012); Royal Academy of Arts, London (2014).
In 1977 he was invited to Documenta in Kassel. In 1980 his work was presented at the XXIX Venice Biennale, in the German Pavilion, where received numerous accolades from critics. In 2007, the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao has presented a major retrospective of him, and in the same year the Louvre in Paris has commissioned to the artist a work for its permanent collection.
Anselm Kiefer is a tireless omnivore with endless interests. The artist is always looking for new insights and meanings. And you can see this clearly in his layered work. In it he weaves together Germanic mythology, history, poetry, literature and philosophy. He uses traditional and unconventional materials, such as gold,
The LAM Museum presents an exhibition dedicated to one of Germany’s greatest visual artists, Anselm Kiefer. Born in Germany two months before the Nazi capitulation, Kiefer never ceases to evoke in his work the memory of World War II in a cathartic way. Internationally known and recognized for his monumental
Lia Rumma Gallery is pleased to announce the prestigious award of the Accademia dei Lincei to Anselm Kiefer. Every year, since 1950, the Accademia dei Lincei has awarded the prestigious “Antonio Feltrinelli” Prizes to personalities who have distinguished themselves in the scientific or humanistic fields on a national and international
Whether it is history, religion, or mythology, Anselm Kiefer addresses existential issues in his sculptures and paintings. He gained notoriety by aggressively addressing the taboos of postwar Germany. For Kiefer’s impressive work as a cultural mediator between Germany and France, he has now been awarded the German National Prize.
Französischen Friedrichstadtkirche, Gendarmenmarkt 5, Berlin
Curated by Quentin Bajac, Diane Dufour, Giuliano Sergio and Lorenza Bravetta. What do we see if we reverse our eyes? The exhibition presents a new look at arte povera, rarely associated with photographic and filmic media, inviting viewers to ” reverse their eyes” through a new interpretation of the art