Posts tagged Anselm Kiefer
A Review of the Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy, London.

Co-ordinated by the sculptor Richard Wilson and described by him as “unpredictable, stimulating and startling”, this year's Summer Exhibition focusses on the importance of artistic partnership. Throughout the galleries, Wilson presents the viewer with the pairing of single pieces of work in an attempt to demonstrate the connection formed through creative dialogue. He seeks to showcase the power of art and its ability to create empathy, as we are reminded that we often observe it from a perspective other than our own.

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The Anselm Kiefer Retrospective at The Royal Academy, London

Following the annual Summer Exhibition and the Dennis Hopper retrospective it's been an impressive summer for art at the Royal Academy. The subject of their latest retrospective is "the colossus of contemporary art" Anselm Kiefer, the German painter and sculptor who was born in 1945. He illuminates the wonders of human experience by drawing from mythology, history and poetry. Known for his confrontational artwork, he finds inspiration in the holocaust survivor...

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