In Palazzo Strozzi, Anselm Kiefer presents an exhibition featuring the depiction of fallen angels

Palazzo Strozzi is hosting a significant new exhibition by Anselm Kiefer titled Fallen Angels, which showcases both the German artist’s historical pieces and his latest creations centered around biblical themes. As visitors step into the palace, they are immediately met with Kiefer’s newest major piece, specifically crafted for the Renaissance courtyard of Palazzo Strozzi.

The exhibition, Anselm Kiefer’s Fallen Angels, is open from March 22nd to July 21st, 2024. It invites visitors to delve into the artist’s layered exploration of memory, myth, history, literature, and philosophy. This exploration is conducted through a variety of mediums and materials, including photography and sculpture, all while focusing on the theme of divine rebellion.

In the latest exhibition at Palazzo Strozzi, Anselm Kiefer explores the concept of ‘fallen angels,’ a term originating from the Bible to describe angels cast out of heaven for their rebellion against God. This theme of rebellion and fall permeates the exhibition, an atmosphere of solemnity,, and introspection. Through paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs, Kiefer del into the symbolism of fallen angels, showcasing his unique interpretation. His work is deeply informed by a combination of historical and biblical narratives, as well as diverse philosophical ideas, reflecting his extensive research into themes of identity and poetry.