The High Priestess – Anselm Kiefer 1989


  • Author: Anselm Kiefer; Armin Zweite
  • Publisher: Harry N Abrams Inc;, 1989
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Condition: Near Fine
  • Size: Folio
  • Attributes: First Edition, Illustrated

First edition, first printing. Binding tight, square, light shelf wear on bottom of front corner, internally fine, unmarked. Near Fine in near Fine Dust Jacket.

First edition of the artist’s monumental work which comprises a bookcase filled with gigantic books made from lead. Book extensively documents the monumental work Kiefer started working on in 1985 called “The High Priestess / Zweistromland”, two steel bookcases filled with gigantic lead books (302 illustrations of which 253 in colour, an architectural diagram of the sculpture and an essay by Armin Zweite)

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