From the Met, an exploration of the works of Anselm Kiefer (b. 1945), arguably one of the most important German painters since World War II. He is best known for wedding formal inventions rooted in Abstract Expressionism to subjects from literature, history, music, and politics, creating works layered with cultural references.
Above, Everyone Stands Under His Own Dome of Heaven, 1970. Below, From Oscar Wilde, 1974. Bottom, Heavy Cloud, 1985.