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Anselm Kiefer

[German Painter, born in 1945]

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Original works by Anselm Kiefer available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Bilbao, Spain   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
Click "View all" to see a total of 4 works online

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
2 works online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
The Sorrow of the Nibelungen, 1973

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Twilight of the West

Notable SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice   NEW!

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
The Milky Way, 1985-87

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Norway

Beyeler Foundation Collection, Switzerland

Broad Art Foundation

Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, Torino, Italy

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
Monsalvat, 1996

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland

Fundación Proa, Buenos Aires (partly in Spanish)  

Groninger Museum, Groningen, Netherlands

Hammer Museum, California
Grane, 1980-93

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany
To see the text in English, click on "English", then "Collection", then on the artist name

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas

Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Trento, Italy (in Italian)  

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Kat (Banner)

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Untitled, 1980-86

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Reina Sofía National Museum, Madrid (in Spanish)  

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Bérénice, 1989

S.M.A.K. (Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst), Ghent, Belgium

Serralves Foundation Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal
Click "K" for "Kiefer"

Stedelijk Museum of Modern Art, Amsterdam
Interior Space, 1981

Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
Abendland [The Occident], 1991

Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio
(Click the "Modern" category, then see the work in the first row of thumbnails)

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City
Grane, 1978

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
Landscape with Wing, 1981

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)  

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
4 works online when last checked

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteAnselm Kiefer at The Artchive

Notable SiteAnselm Kiefer in the WebMuseum

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
UBS Financial Services Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Anselm Kiefer  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

artcritical, the online magazine of art and ideas
The Irony and the Ecstasy

Deutsche Bank Artmag
Heavenly Places: Anselm Kiefer in Milano

Tate Magazine
Analysis of Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom, 2000

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"All at sea", 2005 article by Adrian Searle

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"History repeating: Anselm Kiefer goes back to the Beginning", 2009 review by Adrian Searle

The Village Voice
"Anselm Kiefer: Works on Paper, 1969-1993", 1999 review by Jerry Saltz

The Village Voice
"Lost In The Terrain: Anselm Kiefer", 1998 article by Peter Schjeldahl (via Artnet)

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Interactive Flash feature: Anselm Kiefer: Heaven and Earth

Tate Channel
Anselm Kiefer (2005)

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
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Anselm Kiefer and Art after Auschwitz

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Anselm Kiefer: Lilith

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Anselm Kiefer and the Philosophy of Martin Heidegger

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Anselm Kiefer: The Psychology of "After the Catastrophe"

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