Anselm Kiefer

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ISBN 9780500291610


Anselm Kiefer (b. 1945) is one of the most important and controversial artists at work in the world today. Through such diverse mediums as painting, photography, artist’s books, installations and sculpture, he has interpreted the great political and cultural issues at the heart of the modern European sensibility: the connections among memory, history and mythology; war; the Holocaust; and ethnic and national identity. In this extensively illustrated volume, available again in a new, compact format, Arasse analyses Kiefer’s education, influences, philosophy and art, while demonstrating the unity and continuity of his work. Arasse takes as his starting point the 1980 Venice Biennale, a key moment in the artist’s career that marked the birth of both his international reputation and the controversy over the ‘Germanness’ of his work. Organized both chronologically and according to the artist’s recurrent motifs, the book’s approximately 250 full-colour images trace Kiefer’s creative evolution, and present his great themes in their full scope and power.

Table of Contents

Contents 


Labyrinth 

Venice, 1980

Books I 

Arts of Memory

Palettes

Acts of Mourning

Books II

Repositioning

Lead

Threads of Time

‘Something Raw’

Notes 

Bibliography 

Index 
of Illustrations 

Biography 
and Exhibitions

More than 120 articles are presented in a year-by-year structure, with each focusing on a crucial event—from the creation of a seminal work to the opening of a major exhibition—to tell the myriad stories of art from 1900 to the present. Key turning points and breakthroughs in modernism are explored, as are the antimodernist reactions that proposed alternative visions of art and the world. The book's flexible structure and extensive cross-referencing allow readers to follow the many developments in the art world, from the influence of surrealism to the emergence of minimalism. A four-part introduction outlines the methodologies governing the discipline of art history, and two roundtable discussions examine the questions raised by the past while looking ahead to the futur

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