“Anselm Kiefer: Uraeus”

Art, Contemporary art
Anselm Kiefer, Uraeus, 2018
Photograph: © Anselm Kiefer, courtesy Gagosian, Public Art Fund and Tishman Speyer

Nietzsche’s notions about the will to power, the death of God and the Übermensch or Superman provide partial inspiration for Kiefer’s Uraeus, his first-ever public art commission in the United States. Standing 20-feet tall, the work features some of the German artist’s signature materials (lead sheeting) and motifs (books, wings) in a paean to classical mythology. 

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