Opening Program

Thursday, October 19, 2006
Anselm Kiefer: Church and State

Date + Time

Thursday, October 19, 2006
7:00 p.m.

Location

Phyllis Wattis Theater

Overview

The organizing curator of Anselm Kiefer: Heaven and Earth, Auping offers a deeper reflection on the artist's long-running fascination with the relationship between heaven and earth, God and politics. In this opening lecture, Auping explores the layers of meaning embedded in Kiefer's paintings, books, and sculptures and highlights the relevance of Kiefer's themes to cultural debates today.

Participants

Michael Auping, chief curator, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Admission + Ticketing

$10 general; $8 SFMOMA members, students with ID, and seniors. Tickets are available at the Museum (with no surcharge) or online.

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