Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom by Anselm Kiefer

An image of a Mao statue is depicted from below, Mao's right arm is raised in a characteristic gesture of salutation.

Details

Medium:
Mixed media
Dimensions:
380 x 280 cm
Art Fund grant:
£62,852
Acquired in:
2001
Vendor:
Anthony d'Offay Gallery

The large, single figure dominates the composition but is partially obscured by dried roses and dense thickets of dead stems attached to the surface of the painting.

Provenance

The artist.

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