Anselm Kiefer, Osiris und Isis (Osiris and Isis), 1985-1987
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Artwork Info

Artwork title
Osiris und Isis (Osiris and Isis)
Artist name
Anselm Kiefer
Date created
1985-1987
Classification
painting
Medium
oil and acrylic emulsion with additional three-dimensional media
Dimensions
149 1/2 x 221 x 9 1/2 in. (379.73 x 561.34 x 24.13 cm)
Date Acquired
1987
Credit
Collection SFMOMA
Purchase through a gift of Jean Stein by exchange, the Mrs. Paul L. Wattis Fund, and the Doris and Donald Fisher Fund
Copyright
© Anselm Kiefer
Permanent URL
https://www.sfmoma.org/artwork/87.34.A-C
Artwork Status
Not on view at this time.

German painter and sculptor Anselm Kiefer discusses the meanings behind some of his favorite materials, including straw, cow manure, and lead. He describes how he strives for fluidity and malleability in his work, though conservation can be a challenge.

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