Kiefer top post for 13 Ways of Looking at Painting
The top post of the past 8+ years is Anselm Kiefer's show at Gagosian in 2013. The web traffic for this post just keeps on coming. It is worthy, happy new year.
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|