Two new artists books by the grandmaster of contemporary German painting: Aperiatur terra, quoting Isaiahs prophecy Let the earth open, that it may bring forth salvation from the Bible, and Das Balder-Lied, referring to the Germanic god of light, purity and beauty, Balder, who was killed despite his presumed invulnerability.\nSchirmer/Mosel. Edited by Heiner Bastian. 56 pages, 31 color plates. Size: 24.5 x 32 cm, hardcover. English/German edition.