Kiefer and Chipperfield talk space and creativity

Published 19 November 2014

In a discussion chaired by the RA’s Tim Marlow, Anselm Kiefer and David Chipperfield RA explore the ways art and architecture interact in Kiefer’s practice.

  • Wednesday morning saw an intriguing discussion between the artist Anselm Kiefer and architect David Chipperfield RA.

    Beginning with Kiefer’s extraordinary studio complexes in Germany and France, the discussion roamed over questions of materiality, the nature and feel of spaces, scale, history and the ruin.

    Watch footage of Kiefer’s studios at Barjac and Croissy in our video playlist.

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    Kiefer discusses the ways he has shaped his three successive artist studios – and their landscapes – both as a place in which to work to his full potential but also for displaying and comprehending his paintings, sculptures and installations.

  • Anselm Kiefer is in the Main Galleries at the RA until 14 December 2014.