Kiefer's Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom

Will Henrich describes Anselm Kiefer's show at Gagosian for the GalleristNY...
The raw intensity of abstraction is fit into the direct clarity of figuration: dollops of white paint with black hearts have yellow-orange accents, vague little areas of royal blue float without anchor, and algae-colored stains on the bottom are more like the misremembered synthesis of a meadow than like any one thing you’d ever see. more
Kiefer’s ‘laßt tausend Blumen blühen,’ 2012. (© Anselm Kiefer, courtesy Gagosian Gallery, photograph by Charles Duprat)

detail ‘laßt tausend Blumen blühen,’ 

Kiefer’s ‘der Morgenthau-Plan,’ 2012. (© Anselm Kiefer, courtesy Gagosian Gallery, photograph by Charles Duprat)

detail der Morgenthau-Plan 

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