Anselm Kiefer

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Anselm review – Wim Wenders’ reverent 3D portrait of artist Anselm Kiefer
The director’s serious examination of the German artist’s life and work has an architectural quality as it moves around some monumental art – and studios

Peter Bradshaw

17, May, 2023 @3:33 PM

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‘Extremely precarious’: Sophie Fiennes on documentary film-making in the UK
Exclusive: Directors struggle to fund work because of risk-averse commissioners and lack of resources, she says

Dalya Alberge

24, Apr, 2023 @1:47 PM

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From Olafur Eliasson to Gerhard Richter: the art show aiming to unite Europe
Diversity United is a travelling exhibition featuring work by 100 living artists from 34 countries – seeing this monument to liberal values moved our writer to tears

Dale Berning Sawa

30, Nov, 2021 @11:57 AM

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Royal Academy Summer Exhibition review – as if the pandemic never happened
Amid a sea of irrelevant doodling, only the BLM room and apocalyptic works by Tracey Emin and Anselm Kiefer are in tune with our troubled times

Jonathan Jones

28, Sep, 2020 @12:58 PM

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Anselm Kiefer: 'When I make a truly great painting, then I feel real'
Fifty years ago he outraged his fellow Germans with Nazi salutes. Now, at 74, the artist’s epic canvases are exploring a different kind of darkness

Sean O’Hagan

25, Nov, 2019 @12:57 PM

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Anselm Kiefer review – terrifying odyssey through a cursed world
In monumental, vertiginous landscapes encrusted with mud and twigs and bloody axes, Kiefer confronts the mystery of existence and the enduring horror of the Holocaust

Jonathan Jones

15, Nov, 2019 @4:21 PM

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The most reviled king ever and the greatest artist alive – the week in art
Anselm Kiefer teeters on the edge of reality, Nan Goldin tests drugs and memory, and the visions of the weeping icon revealed

Jonathan Jones

15, Nov, 2019 @11:19 AM

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Summer Exhibition review – a moronic monument to British mediocrity
Obvious ideas get third-rate treatment as this life-draining spectacle showcases the artists of a nation adrift

Jonathan Jones

06, Jun, 2019 @3:26 PM

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Kid-friendly pirates and the sublime side of Anselm Kiefer – the week in art
Snakeskins hit Southampton, Bethlehem comes to Brussels and Anselm Kiefer shows why he’s the greatest artist alive

Jonathan Jones

14, Dec, 2018 @2:00 PM

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What to see this week in the UK
From Faces Places to Octavian, here’s our pick of the best films, concerts, exhibitions, theatre and dance over the next seven days

Andrew Pulver, Michael Cragg, John Fordham, Andrew Clements, Jonathan Jones, Mark Cook and Lyndsey Winship

21, Sep, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Beyoncé to Black Mirror; the culture that defines 2016
How better to make sense of this turbulent year than through the art and literature it has produced? Our critics choose the works that sum up the last 12 months

Archie Bland, Michael Billington, Peter Bradshaw, Daphne A Brooks, Tom Holland, Jonathan Jones, Justine Jordan, Brian Logan, Sean O'Hagan and Simon Parkin

30, Dec, 2016 @9:00 AM

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Jonathan Jones's top 10 art exhibitions of 2016
From great masterpieces by Caravaggio and Picasso to Georgiana Houghton’s hypnotic rediscovered paintings, this was a year full of stunning blockbusters

Jonathan Jones

20, Dec, 2016 @9:30 AM

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