The perfect introduction to the life and work of Anselm Kiefer. Part of a brand new series of well-illustrated, short introductory books on the visual arts. Kiefer has played a major role in shaping the landscape of post-war German, and indeed, international art. His vision encompasses philosophy, history, literature, politics, and compelling moral issues. Biro presents the most up-to-date research on this émigré German artist.