Anselm Kiefer
Wege der Weltweisheit: die Hermannsschlacht (Ways of Worldly Wisdom: Arminius's Battle), 1978

Artwork Info

Artwork title
Wege der Weltweisheit: die Hermannsschlacht (Ways of Worldly Wisdom: Arminius's Battle)
Artist name
Anselm Kiefer
Date created
woodcut, acrylic paint, and shellac on paper
135 1/4 in. × 137 1/4 in. (343.54 cm × 348.62 cm)
The Doris and Donald Fisher Collection at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
© Anselm Kiefer
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Artwork status
Not on view at this time.

Surrounded by his paintings in SFMOMA’s galleries, German artist Anselm Kiefer describes the challenges and significance of exploring the past in his work. He highlights the subjective, emotional nature of both history and art.

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