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Anselm Kiefer: Heaven and Earth Paperback – May 17 2006


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  • Paperback: 186 pages
  • Publisher: Modern Art Museum Fort Worth (May 17 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0929865243
  • ISBN-13: 978-0929865249
  • Parcel Dimensions: 27.4 x 22.1 x 1.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 1 Kg
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #978,515 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Kiefer is an international art star and a German master of scorched and scummy stuff who deploys a prodigious vision on an enormous scale. Curator Auping presents a superb introduction to Kiefer's work since the 1960s in a book accompanying a widely traveling exhibit that is organized around the artist's philosophical underpinnings. Born in 1945, Kiefer makes art in the wake of World War II that represents a constant struggle between the burdens of history and the quest for spiritual redemption. The viewer must decide whether it's bombast or humble desire that leads him to explore and embrace the universe in paintings and sculpture that attempt to corral science and serpents, angels and sperm, kabbalah and cosmology. Kiefer's world is famously gray, typified by his extensive use of lead as a symbol of ambiguity, alchemy, and human potential. Another recurring theme is the book as icon, vessel, and transformative object. Auping's reverent essay and his Q&A with Kiefer steer clear of personality and stick close to the work. Steve Paul
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State of Art, Autumn 2005 'Features watercolours produced specifically for the publication.' Art Review, September 2005 'Focus[es] on Kiefer's life-long exploration of the relationship between heaven and earth.' --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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