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Kiefer Untold - Large New Canvases for Seven Celestial Buildings
Milano - Hangar Bicocca
From 25 September at the Hangar Bicocca of Milan, a contemporary art centre supported by Pirelli, the German artist Anselm Kiefer will show five large new paintings of large, made between 2009 and 2013. In addition to the permanent exhibition, the "Seven heavenly palaces", produced between 2004 and 2015 for the Lia Rumma Gallery, towers which the public can walk around and which are designed as a dialogue between painting and sculpture within a single work:, the new installation of giant canvases explores new visions that trace the essence of Kiefer’s creative and conceptual gesture in constant connection between man, nature and references to the history of Western thought and philosophy.
Located in the space of the aisles, the new additions are curated by Vicente Todolí. Born in Donaueschingen, Germany, in 1945, Anselm Kiefer lives and works in Paris. His works are currently present in major museums and important private collections.
In 2007, three of his works became part of the collections of the Louvre.
Opening hours: Wednesday, 11-16, Thursday-Sunday, 11-23, closed Monday and Tuesday.
More info: www.hangarbicocca.org.