Very Good. Exhibition Catalogue. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. 171 pp., illus. (some col. ); 30 cm. Firm binding, gently creased spine. Clean inside copy. Light soil/top edge. OVERSIZE! No priority/air, except by special arrangement. Important catalogue documenting the works of the German Neo-Expressionist painter, famous for incorporating straw and organic materials into his huge semi-abstract landscape compositions. Many paintings have titles alluding to German history, including the Holocaust. Kiefer was a dominant, if controversial, figure in the artworld of the 1980s.
Very Good. A very clean and crisp copy. Hugely illustrated on oversize pages. Mild shelfwear with lower front corner slightly raised. Oversized, so please allow for more shipping on priority or international orders. Benefits the Friends of the Albany, CA library.
KIEFER, Anselm. Near fine. Profusely illustrated exhibition catalogue. 171pp. 4to, pictorial wrappers. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1987. A near fine copy. Organized by A. James Speyer, The Art Institute of Chicago and Mark Rosenthal, the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
An excellent look at a brilliant painter and his work. A strong influence on contemporary painting worldwide and likely one of reasons the center of contemporary art and painting world has moved from New York to Germany and Berlin in particular. With Richter,Hesse and Baselitz, one of the stars of post war German art.
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