25 November 2019

Anselm Kiefer: Everything is connected – Jude Cowan Montague

White Cube, in this instance, seems the perfect place for this exhibition. So perfect I feel it is over-designed. The perspex boxes of wires, cables are too perfectly matching, autumnal; this could be a fashion collection doesn’t Vogue recommend this kind of palette at this time of year, in tweed? Browns, rusts with a splash of turquoise? Nothing vulgar. Nothing synthetic. Organic colours.

3 November 2018

Anselm Kiefer: Beneath The Crumbling Pillars Of The Divine – Paul Black

Artlyst has recently visited Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan, to walk among the monumental towers of one of Anselm Kiefer’s most iconic of works, The Seven Heavenly Palaces.

24 September 2018


7 April 2018

Anselm Kiefer: Monumental Paintings Rising From An Industrial Moonscape – PLANTA – Paul Black

When visiting one of Sorigué Foundation’s latest art installations at the family-run industrial and agricultural company – located at the entrance of the industrial complex of La Plana del Corb (Balaguer, Lleida, Catalonia)

23 November 2016


Anselm Kiefer Walhalla Triumphantly Opens At White Cube Bermondsey

An exhibition by Anselm Kiefer featuring new, large-scale installation, sculpture, and painting, titled ‘Walhalla’ opened at White Cube Bermondsey last night. This is one not to miss! The exhibition refers to the mythical place in Norse mythology, a paradise for those slain in battle, as well as to the Walhalla neo-classical monument, built by Ludwig I King of Bavaria in 1842 to honour heroic figures in German history.

29 June 2015


David Hockney Criticises Gerhard Richter In A Second Scathing Attack

David Hockney has made it clear that his opinion of the work of Gerhard Richter is not going to change any time soon, and it seems that the great British artist really doesn’t like the work. Hockney delivered another attack regarding the work of the famous German painter in an interview printed in the July […]

9 February 2015


Anselm Kiefer Artist’s Rooms Exhibition Moves North To Cumbria

Anselm Kiefer is one of the most important post-war European artists. Born in Germany in 1945, he now lives and works in France, His work encompasses themes of environment, memory as well as myth, history, literature and identity. This exhibition is a remarkable opportunity to see this major artist, featuring works from the ARTIST ROOMS […]

8 January 2015


Celia Ascher Collection Bequeathed To Louisiana Museum Denmark

Denmark’s Louisiana Museum of Modern Art has announced that it has received a donation of eight significant works of art. The donation of works are by artists, Pablo Picasso, Wassily Kandinsky, Jackson Pollock, Jean Dubuffet, Anselm Kiefer, Joan Miró, and Ellsworth Kelly, and are reportedly worth a combined 100 million kroner or £10.6 million. The […]

5 January 2015


Anselm Kiefer Meets Science At Cern’s Monumental Hadron Collider

After the truly monumental retrospective of Anselm Kiefer’s work at the Royal Academy, which was the most significant display of the artist’s work ever to be held in the UK, it would seem that the artist has turned his attention to visiting a monumental location for further inspiration. Kiefer’s retrospective at the RA was not […]

4 January 2015


Ai Weiwei: First Major Institutional Survey For Royal Academy 2015

In September 2015, hot on the heels of Anselm Kiefer, David Hockney, and Anish Kapoor, the Royal Academy will present a landmark exhibition of the Honorary Royal Academician Ai Weiwei. The show is the first significant British survey of his artistic output, and will include major works spanning Ai Weiwei’s career, as well as including […]

25 October 2014


Margulies Collection Acquires Anselm Kiefer’s Centrepiece From Royal Academy Show

The Margulies Collection in Miami has acquired ‘Die Erdzeitalter’ (Ages Of The World) (2014), the impressive installation that serves as a centerpiece for Anselm Kiefer’s current retrospective at London’s Royal Academy. The show will is the most significant exhibition of the German artist’s work ever held in the UK, spanning his entire 40 year career […]

25 September 2014

Anselm Kiefer – The leaden Weight Of Human History

The Royal Academy of Arts presents a truly monumental retrospective of Anselm Kiefer’s work; the most significant display of the artist’s creations ever to be held in the UK. The RA’s major exhibition chronicles Kiefer’s work over his 40 year career, showing a selection of the artist’s oeuvre from the 70s to the present day; […]

1 April 2014


Anselm Kiefer Wrestles The Darkness Of German History In New Retrospective

The first major UK retrospective of the highly acclaimed German artist Anselm Kiefer’s is coming to the Royal Academy in September. Kiefer for many years has been considered one of the most seminal artists of his generation. The show will span over forty years, starting from his early career to the present, correlating artwork from […]

4 January 2014


Anselm Kiefer To Mount Major Retrospective At Royal Academy In September

The Royal Academy in London is mounting a major a retrospective exhibition of the artist Anselm Kiefer who has made it his life’s work to confront the dark pre and post-war past of his native Germany, wrestling with its moral inheritances. Massive paintings, artist’s books, drawings, photographs, watercolours, sculptures and installations, will be presented by […]

14 December 2011


Free Art Exhibitions To See Over Christmas

Christmas is the perfect time to see what Art London has to offer – and all the better if it’s free! Here’s our pick of the must-see free shows for the holiday season The Big Ones: Ai Weiwei: Dropping the Urn @ V&A Featuring a selection of Ai Weiwei’s ceramic works and photographs made from […]

14 December 2011


Best London Art Exhibitions Of The Year

2011 has been a spectacular year for art exhibitions: here are ArtLyst’s Top 11 (top 10’s are so passé) in alphabetical order: 1) Tracey Emin: Love is What You Want @ Hayward Gallery This major survey of the work of one of the Britains best known names in Contemporary art was bold, well executed and daring. […]

9 December 2011

Anselm Kiefer Does His Magic at White Cube

White Cube Bermondsey stages UK’s largest ever Anselm Kiefer exhibition to great effect Almost three years after his last show at White Cube, and the legendary sculpture/painter Anselm Kiefer is back – and back with a vengeance. Sprawling across 11,000 sq ft of crisp white gallery space, ‘Il Mistero delle Cattedrali’ is the largest ever […]

1 December 2011


White Cube Stages Largest Anselm Kiefer Exhibition

White Cube Bermondsey is mounting a new exhibition of work by the internationally renowned artist Anselm Kiefer. Staged across 11,000 sq ft of gallery space, ‘Il Mistero delle Cattedrali’ is the largest presentation of Kiefer’s work ever made in London. The title of the exhibition is taken from the esoteric publication by Fulcanelli (published in […]