THE ART NEWSPAPER | Georgina Adam:
The organisers of the controversial Anselm Kiefer exhibition at the Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum (CAFAM) in Beijing are fighting back against the Western dealers who represent the artist and who opposed the project.
Anselm Kiefer: Coagulation, was held at CAFAM between 19 November 2016 and 8 January 2017, the first stop of a planned four-city tour. However, the artist protested that it was organised against his wishes and without his consent, and refused to attend. His three representing galleries, White Cube, Gagosian and Thaddaeus Ropac, issued a joint statement confirming this, adding that “to plan such an important showcase in China without the artist’s input is disrespectful”… Read more
Image: Visitors to Anselm Kiefer’s first exhibition in China, Kiefer in China. (Image: Yang Yanyuan/CAFA ART INFO)