Anselm Kiefer

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Anselm Kiefer on why size matters

On the podcast, we speak to the German artist about his new works inspired by String Theory, now on show at White Cube in London

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China

German art worth €300m disappears in China, media reports

Collector Maria Chen-Tu says she had loaned works by Markus Lüpertz and Anselm Kiefer to a businessman to be shown in museums

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Anselm Kiefer interview. Plus, New York auction 'gigaweek'

We talk to German artist Anselm Kiefer about his new works inspired by String Theory and ask expert Scott Reyburn why the art market is treading water. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

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Kunsthalle Mannheim unveils €68m extension backed by German billionaire

Foundation of Hans-Werner Hector, one of the country's richest people, contributed €50m to the revamp

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Linda on the loose

Anselm Kiefer returns to New York—and brings some heavy reading

“Books don’t respect borders,” the artist said of his first public art commission in the US, Uraeus

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Frieze New York

The best shows in town during Frieze New York

From Adrian Piper at MoMA to Radican Women in Brooklyn

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Artists

Gerhard Richter makes Germany’s rich list with estimated fortune of €700m

Anselm Kiefer and Neo Rauch also figure among 1,001 richest people

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Exhibitions

Germany’s Nazi past is evoked in Anselm Kiefer’s first retrospective in the UK

Dealing with the traumatic experience of growing up in a nation rising from the ruins of the Third Reich has been an important theme in the artist's work

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Anselm Kiefer

Book Review: A largely visual tour of Anselm Kiefer’s enormous studios and working methods

More than 300 illustrations explain how the German artist’s studio spaces have played a fundamental role in shaping his vision, work and philosophy

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Features

Speech by Nir Barkat: Anselm Kiefer on Jerusalem and the Kabbalah

“What has been divided can be brought back together again—not in the form of a reunification, but in a way that we cannot yet define”

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Books

Books: Anselm Kiefer's engagement with the poetry of Paul Celan

“I myself would like to be a poet”

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Artist interview

Interview with Anselm Kiefer: “Expectations are always unfulfilled”

Anselm Kiefer on leaving his studio of 15 years, the commercialisation of art and why the Holocaust still matters

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Artist interview

Art on the air: TV interviews with the tycoon, the craftsman, and the agitator

Damien Hirst on world domination, Grayson Perry on turning to tapestry and Anselm Kiefer on why Americans are hysterical

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Collectors

Collector forced to remove Kiefer sculpture from his property after it is legally classified as a 'structure'

Andrew Hall says he will now loan the piece to Mass MoCA

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Art market

New price guide charts the rises...and falls of artists at auction, we give you the best bits

Which artist went up 699% in five years?

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Books

Books: Latest assessment of Anselm Kiefer proves to be a book without a spine

An uncritical, adoring treatment of the artist has not served him well

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Exhibitions

Anselm Kiefer on a massive scale at the Beyeler Foundation

The German master of the mythical and grandiose puts on a large-scale overview show

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Exhibitions

What's on in London: Miro on Demand

Dresdeners at White Cube2, Anselm Kiefer at D’Offay

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Exhibitions

What's on in Paris: Citizens of the world

The sculptures of Louise Nevelson and political paintings of Léon Golub, from the US, the ArtePovera of Alighiero Boetti from Italy, the historic legends of Anselm Kiefer and wax figures of Thomas Schütte, both from Germany