Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry Exhibition

ARTIST ROOMS Anselm Kiefer

Anselm Kiefer, ‘Heroic Symbols’ 1969
Anselm Kiefer, Heroic Symbols 1969. ARTIST ROOMS Tate and National Galleries of Scotland. © Anselm Kiefer

Explore the work of German artist Anselm Kiefer in Coventry

This is the Herbert’s first collaboration with ARTIST ROOMS, ahead of Coventry's year-long celebration as UK City of Culture in 2021. One of Germany’s most significant post-war artists, Anselm Kiefer (b. 1945) explores themes of national identity and collective memory in his work, often addressing the legacy of Germany after the Second World War. This exhibition features works spanning 40 years of the artist’s career, characterised by an unflinching willingness to confront taboo and controversial issues from recent history.

For more information about the exhibition and events programme, visit the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum website.

ARTIST ROOMS is a collection of international modern and contemporary art jointly owned by Tate and National Galleries of Scotland. ARTIST ROOMS was established through The d’Offay Donation in 2008, with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund and the Scottish and British Governments.

Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry

Jordan Well
Coventry CV1 5QP


19 October 2018 – 27 January 2019

Dates, opening hours and access

Details subject to change. Please check with the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum before you visit. Visit their website or call +44 (0)24 7623 7521

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