28 March - 3 September 2007
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

fig.: Circe (Kirke), 2004-05. Fibreglass, metal cage, and terracotta animals. 135 x 120 x 160 cm. Courtesy Lia Rumma

The historical role of women is a theme in Anselm Kiefers work. Therefore he uses headless mannequins in white resin dresses to represent women exemplary in their heroism or cruelty (such as the Greek goddess Kirke or the Roman heroine Claudia Quinta), females whose common features were a strong character and indomitable will. next>>>