Exhibition

ARTIST ROOMS: Anselm Kiefer - Herbert Art Gallery & Museum

Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry

Until Sun 27 Jan 2019

Admission free

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Explore the work of German artist Anselm Kiefer in Coventry.

This is the Herbert’s first collaboration with ARTIST ROOMS, ahead of Coventry's year-long celebration as UK City of Culture in 2021. One of Germany’s most significant post-war artists, Anselm Kiefer (born 1945) explores themes of national identity and collective memory in his work, often addressing the legacy of Germany after the Second World War. This exhibition features works spanning 40 years of the artist’s career, characterised by an unflinching willingness to confront taboo and controversial issues from recent history.

For more information about the exhibition and events programme, visit the Herbert website.

Image: Anselm Kiefer, Heroic Symbols (detail), 1969. ARTIST ROOMS National Galleries of Scotland and Tate. Acquired jointly through The d’Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and  Art Fund 2011 © Anselm Kiefer

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