Anselm Kiefer

Velimir Khlebnikov: Fates of Nations: The New Theory of War. Time, Dimension of the World, Battles at Sea Occur Every 317 Years or Multiples Thereof, Namely 317 x 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 . . . . . . . . 2011-14

Private collection . Photo courtesy Royal Academy of Arts. Photography: James Harris / © Anselm Kiefer

+ The Royal Academy of Arts . photos: CUBO ET EXCUBO

Anselm Kiefer often dedicates his works to intriguing figures of the past, be they poets or philosophers. This piece is one of a number of works emerging from Kiefer’s ongoing exploration of the Russian Futurist avant-garde writer, theorist and absurdist Velimir Khlebnikov (1885-1922). Continue reading Anselm Kiefer