On the occasion of Gerhard Richter?s eighty-fifth birthday on February 9, the Museum Ludwig is presenting twenty-six abstract paintings for the first time, all of which were created last year. These new works, most of which were painted on canvases of very different sizes, feature bright colors and detailed, multilayered compositions. Show More Summary
J. Hoberman writes about the newly-rediscovered "comic strip" drawings, featuring a lead character called the Biped, that Richter drew in 1962, shortly after escaping from East to West Germany.
One of the finest landscape paintings of Gerhard Richter?s career will come to auction for the first time in March 2017 at Sotheby?s London Evening sale of Contemporary Art. The desolately beautiful Eisberg was painted soon after the artist?s divorce from his first wife Ema in 1981. Show More Summary
The FLAG Art Foundation presents Etel Adnan | Gerhard Richter on its 9th floor gallery from January 19 ? May 13, 2017. The exhibition initiates a conversation between two masters of contemporary painting, from the vastly different backgrounds of Beirut and Germany. Show More Summary
Phillips presents Gerhard Richter: Abstraktes Bild, which focuses on the artist?s ongoing exploration of abstraction, a fascination of his since the early 1960s. Spanning over 40 years, the exhibition is on view at Phillips? 450 Park...Show More Summary
"These were not newly finished pieces that failed to meet his vision or standards; in many cases, they were paintings that had appeared in exhibitions and shows—paintings that Der Spiegel estimates would now be worth around $655 million—before Richter eventually deemed them unworthy."
Gerhard Richter, one of the best-known German artists of the post WWII-era, has destroyed more than 60 of his completed works that he deems unworthy.
Gerhard Richter?s masterful photorealist painting Düsenjäger will lead Phillips? Evening Sale of 20th Century & Contemporary Art on 16 November. One of the earliest of Richter?s recognized works, Düsenjäger was completed as part of the...Show More Summary
The starting point of the exhibition is the ?Candle? by Gerhard Richter. More than 50 paintings, sculptures, installations, video works and photographs, by artists such as Marina Abramovi?, Georg Baselitz, Christian Boltanski, Thomas...Show More Summary
Gerhard Richter?s Abstraktes Bild from the Collection of Eric Clapton will highlight Christie?s November 15, Evening Auction of Post-War and Contemporary Art in New York (Estimate in the range of $20million). Dating from the artist?s...Show More Summary
Marian Goodman Gallery, New York announces an exhibition of new work by Gerhard Richter which will open to the public on Saturday, May 7th and remain on view through June 25th, 2016. Over the past five decades and through a prolificShow More Summary
I'm squeamish about revisiting all the sketchbooks and journals from my early years, when I had no idea what art was about but still had a peculiar desire to be an artist. Like Gerhard Richter and Jasper Johns, I'm inclined to take a box cutter to the oldest work and toss it in a dumpster. Show More Summary
Sotheby?s London Contemporary Art Evening auction on 10 February 2016 will be led by one of only a handful of truly spectacular examples of Gerhard Richter?s Abstrakte Bilder remaining in private hands ? a monumental canvas from 1990, previously held in the private collection of the artist. Show More Summary
Last year, Rizzoli put out Feelings: Soft Art, an art book that's "focused on material qualities and the feelings evoked by a work". As The Fader points out, Ty Dolla $ign penned an essay for the book inspired by Gerhard Richter's 1970...Show More Summary
What was it to be American in the 1950s? Alive in post-war Germany? Portraiture, more than abstract, people-less canvases, forces us to weigh these questions. Picasso, Warhol, even Gerhard Richter, with his smudgy landscapes, understood the power of a face staring out of a canvas. Show More Summary
Dominique Lévy announces Gerhard Richter: Colour Charts, an exhibition featuring a vital group of paintings selected from the artist?s original nineteen Colour Charts produced in 1966. Presented with the support of the Gerhard Richter...Show More Summary
‘Some day we shall no longer need pictures: we shall just be happy.’ — Sigmar Polke and Gerhard Richter, 1966… The post Art from another planet appeared first on The Spectator.
The painter’s earliest abstract experiments from the 60s are being re-united.