Anselm Kiefer’s work has always
focused on history and mythology. In his early Heroic
Symbols series—self-portraits with Hitler salute in various
landscapes and settings appropriated from art history—the
young Kiefer exorcizes the ghost of the past by means of
his own body.
Schirmer/Mosel. Edited by Heiner Bastian. 72 pages, 28 colour and duotone plates. Size: 22.8 x 30 cm, hardcover. English/German edition.