Hardcover. New York, Prestel Publishing, 1st, 2005, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 186 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. Very clean, unmarked copy with wear to dust jacket edges. Some minor soiling to spine and textblock top edge. Otherwise a tight copy. Color illustrations throughout. A retrospective volume of Anselm Kiefer's work, this book addresses the artist's entire career through the lens of one compelling theme.From his earliest sculptures to his recent highly textured paintings, Anselm Kiefer has woven themes of heaven and earth into his work, exploring the polarities of these ideas while struggling to define the transcendent quality that places art squarely in between.