Anselm Kiefer – In the Beginning
Anselm Kiefer – Alussa / In the Beginning tells about the artist that belongs to the most important artists of our time, about his monumental art and the way he works. The book also contains an article describing business man Hans Grothe as collector of Anselm Kiefer's art.
Also Timo Valjakka, Robert Fleck, Walter Smerling, Susanne Kleine, Thomas Ebers and Norman Rosenthal have written articles to the publication. Pauli Sivonen has written the introduction of the book. The book also contains a intorduction to every artwork belonging to the Grothe Collection. The book has been illustrated with impressive images of artworks. The texts have been written in Finnish and English
The book has been published earlier in context with an exhibition presenting Grothe Collection in Germany. It has been translated into Finnish for the exhibition at Serlachius Museums and complemented with Timo Valjakka's essay.
Editor: René Freund
Grafic design: Martina Zelle
Translations: John Rayner, Mike Garner, Meeri Ylä-Tuuhonen
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Publishers: Wienand Verlag , Serlachius Museums