Anselm Kiefer



Queen Sonja of Norway calls art a ‘unifying force in turbulent times’

The monarch was speaking at her biannual printmaking award ceremony, where Anselm Kiefer received a lifetime achievement award


Anselm Kiefer awarded Queen Sonja Lifetime Achievement Award for printmaking

The award recognises the artist's half-century of working with woodcuts, a lesser known aspect of his practice

Anselm Kiefer: the artist creating a monumental legacy without finishing a painting

Ahead of a new show in Florence, the German artist talks of good and evil, his Sieg Heil salutes, the eradication of borders through climate change, burning paintings, the fickleness of fame and why size doesn’t matter

Film-maker Wim Wenders takes a 3D journey through Anselm Kiefer’s studios and catalogue

The filmmaker has applied the original immersive technology to his new documentary about the German giant of contemporary art

Duking it out: Anselm Kiefer takes on the Venetian masters at the Palazzo Ducale

German artist creates new works that respond to those created by Tintoretto and others

Anselm Kiefer makes first new works for Paris's Pantheon in almost a century

President Emmanuel Macron chose the German artist for the commission that commemorates the French writer and First World War soldier Maurice Genevoix

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


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


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

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

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

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

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

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


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”

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

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


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

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

What's on in London: Miro on Demand

Dresdeners at White Cube2, Anselm Kiefer at D’Offay

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