Anselm Kiefer, ‘Samson’, 2012, Watermill Center Summer Benefit Auction 2014
Anselm Kiefer, ‘Samson’, 2012, Watermill Center Summer Benefit Auction 2014
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Anselm Kiefer

Samson, 2012

Oil, emulsion, acrylic, shellac, charcoal and iron on photograph on cardboard
38 29/50 × 55 3/10 × 1 57/100 in
98 × 140.5 × 4 cm
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About the work

Estimate: $200,000.
Anselm Kiefer critically engages with myth and memory, referencing totems of …

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Estimate: $200,000.
Anselm Kiefer critically engages with myth and memory, referencing totems of German culture and collective history. Kiefer’s vast-ranging references have included the Black Forest, Richard Wagner’s Ring Cycle, and Caspar David Friedrich’s Romantic landscapes, as well as Kabbalah mysticism, and Cold …

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Watermill Center Summer Benefit Auction 2014

Online bidding for this lot closes at 3pm ET on Saturday, July 26. This lot will be included in a …

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Online bidding for this lot closes at 3pm ET on Saturday, July 26. This lot will be included in a live auction at the Watermill Center Benefit that same evening.​ Your maximum bid(s) will be executed by Artsy at the live event on your behalf. The Watermill Center staff will contact you directly by email or telephone …

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Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
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, ‘Samson’, 2012, Watermill Center Summer Benefit Auction 2014
Anselm Kiefer, ‘Samson’, 2012, Watermill Center Summer Benefit Auction 2014
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About the work

Estimate: $200,000.
Anselm Kiefer critically engages with myth and memory, referencing totems of …

Read more

Estimate: $200,000.
Anselm Kiefer critically engages with myth and memory, referencing totems of German culture and collective history. Kiefer’s vast-ranging references have included the Black Forest, Richard Wagner’s Ring Cycle, and Caspar David Friedrich’s Romantic landscapes, as well as Kabbalah mysticism, and Cold …

Read more
Watermill Center Summer Benefit Auction 2014

Online bidding for this lot closes at 3pm ET on Saturday, July 26. This lot will be included in a …

Read more

Online bidding for this lot closes at 3pm ET on Saturday, July 26. This lot will be included in a live auction at the Watermill Center Benefit that same evening.​ Your maximum bid(s) will be executed by Artsy at the live event on your behalf. The Watermill Center staff will contact you directly by email or telephone …

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Image rights
Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
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

Samson, 2012

Oil, emulsion, acrylic, shellac, charcoal and iron on photograph on cardboard
38 29/50 × 55 3/10 × 1 57/100 in
98 × 140.5 × 4 cm
Bidding closed
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