BNP Paribas is proud to sponsor Anselm Kiefer at the Royal Academy of Arts as part of our ongoing commitment to the United Kingdom as a major centre for BNP Paribas and to our global sponsorship of the arts. BNP Paribas, as the bank for a changing world, is committed to promoting culture and artistic heritage internationally which is delivered through the sponsorship of shows and specialist publications, the restoration of masterpieces and support for talented artists around the world through our businesses and the BNP Paribas Foundation.
Anselm Kiefer marks the fourth exhibition that BNP Paribas has supported and the second in this series, following the success of David Hockney: A Bigger Picture in 2012. We are proud to be working again with an institution that promotes not just the appreciation and understanding of art, but also its practice.
As one of the world’s most influential living artists, Kiefer blends the themes of religion, poetry and philosophy in a European context, a continent at the heart of BNP Paribas’ business. The topical themes present in Kiefer’s work reflect the challenging and ever changing world in which we live and work.