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Anselm Kiefer

Heroisches Sinnbild, 1969-170

Oil and charcoal on canvas
102 3/5 × 59 1/10 in
260.5 × 150 cm
location
Paris
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Exhibition history
Centre Pompidou
Paris
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Collection Würth, Künzelsau

Collection Würth, Künzelsau

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Photo © Jörg von Bruchhausen, Berlin
Anselm Kiefer
German, b. 1945
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Anselm Kiefer critically engages with myth and memory, referencing totems of German culture and …

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Anselm Kiefer critically engages with myth and memory, referencing totems of German culture and collective history. “Germans want to forget [the past] and start a new thing all the time, but only by going into the past can you go into the future,” he says. Revealing the influence of his tutelage under Joseph Beuys, …

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Collection Würth, Künzelsau

Collection Würth, Künzelsau

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Photo © Jörg von Bruchhausen, Berlin
Anselm Kiefer
German, b. 1945
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Anselm Kiefer critically engages with myth and memory, referencing totems of German culture and …

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Anselm Kiefer critically engages with myth and memory, referencing totems of German culture and collective history. “Germans want to forget [the past] and start a new thing all the time, but only by going into the past can you go into the future,” he says. Revealing the influence of his tutelage under Joseph Beuys, …

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Anselm Kiefer

Heroisches Sinnbild, 1969-170

Oil and charcoal on canvas
102 3/5 × 59 1/10 in
260.5 × 150 cm
location
Paris
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