Great painting artists
One of the pillars of contemporary art
Anselm Kiefer is a contemporary German plastic artist and sculptor, was born in Donaueschingen (March 8, 1945) and grew up in the border region on the borders of Switzerland and France. He now lives and works in France.
He studied all law, languages and literature, before turning to art, from 1966, in Karlsruhe.
Anselm Kiefer becomes famous in the German artistic world. In 1987 and 1988 he made his work known in the United States through a series of exhibitions in Chicago, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. In 1992, he came to live and work in France, in Barjac in the Gard department, then in Croissy-Beaubourg in the Île de France region.
« The longer you stay in front of my paintings, the more you discover the colors. At first glance, you have the impression that my paintings are gray but by paying more attention, you notice that I am working with the material that brings the color » Anselm Kiefer [ Translated from fr.wikipedia ]
Title photo: Aperiatur Terra et Germinet Salvatorem (2005–2006) by Anselm Kiefer
( Photo author: Pierre Metivier . Source: flickr )