Cathedral Square, Milan is one of Gerhard Richter's largest figurative paintings. The work features the northern side of the cathedral square, onto which the shopping centre Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II faces. The faÃ§ade of the 19th century Galleria covers a large area of the paintingâ??s left side. This is a...
A huge oil painting by German artist Gerhard Richter sold for $37 million at Sotheby's yesterday, making it the highest price ever paid for a work by a living artist, reports the Guardian. Richter painted the 9-foot-by-9-foot Domplatz, Mailand, in 1968, and it last sold 15 years ago for "only"...
A painting by Barnett Newman set an artist record at auction on Tuesday, selling for $43.8 million in New York. Sotheby's had expected "Onement VI," an abstract work in dark blue, to go for between $30 million and $40 million.
A 1968 oil painting by German artist Gerhard Richter sold for some $37 million.
For Proenza Schouler's spring collection, designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez made a bouclé motorcycle jacket inspired by the painter Gerhard Richter's streaked, brindled, teal-and-black painting from 1997. We imagine it worn in between takes on an improbably chic starlet, thrown over a T-shirt, or draped over a black dress on ... More »
On 14 May 2013 Sotheby?s will present a 20th century masterwork by Gerhard Richter as the preeminent highlight of the spring Contemporary Art Evening Auction. Domplatz, Mailand was the result of a commission by Siemens Elettra to produce a monumental work for their Milan offices in 1968. Show More Summary
(Boy on Wall, by Jonathan Wateridge. Oil on linen Photo courtesy of L&M Arts/Fredrik Nilsen) Realist paintings in Los Angeles are a hard sell these days. More often than not, abstract, street, and nouveau surrealism seem to be the norm along the corridors of La Cienega and Washington Boulevards. Show More Summary
The exhibition presents work on paper from the Deutsche Bank Collection, featuring 32 contemporary artists with biographical links to Saxony. While the spectrums of topics that the artists cover ? among them Gerhard Richter, Imi Knoebel,...Show More Summary
It’s been a great year for documentaries, from Chad Friedrichs‘s exploding of The Pruitt-Igoe Myth to filmic glimpses into the life and work of artists including Marina Abramovi?, Gerhard Richter, Ai Weiwei, Wayne White, Gregory Crewdson, and Gottfried Helnwein. Show More Summary
Art critic Jerry Saltz put out a call on Facebook for artists to create the perfect fake painting. Stanley Casselman stepped up: When Stanley opened his door, I saw what looked like 50 large Gerhard Richters. I immediately had fantasies...
Most short lists of greatest living artists will have names such as David Hockney, Gerhard Richter, (BigThink.com’s own) Ai Weiwei, Cindy Sherman, Damien Hirst, or Jeff Koons. But who would put filmmaker George Lucasat the top of that...Show More Summary
I love art, but I hate the astronomical prices it sells for. My skin crawls when I read about auctions, and every year they get grosser. Last month, a living-artist record was set when a 1994 abstract Gerhard Richter painting was sold for $34.2 million. Like a lot of these ... More »
A scene from the Hanoch Levin opera The Child Dreams, for which artist Gottfried Helnwein designed the sets and costumes. (Courtesy First Run Features) Austrian-born Gottfried Helnwein is the rare artist who can give Gerhard RichterShow More Summary
MUNICH.- Alexej von Jawlensky, Max Liebermann, Roy Lichtenstein, Gerhard Richter and Zao Wou-Ki ? to name but a few of the important artists represented with their masterpieces in the 400th auction at Ketterer Kunst on 8 December. The focal points will be on 1. Show More Summary
The documentary 'Gerhard Richter Painting' follows the struggles of the well-renown painter to bring his master pieces to life. But what lessons can today's young creatives learn from him?
. Panorama of the front gallery I felt a drop in temperature the moment I walked into the Marian Goodman Gallery on 57th Street. It was the paintings, not the A/C. Painting 2012 is the title of the show that just closed, and "strip paintings" the term for these frigid digital prints by Gerhard Richter. Show More Summary
NEW YORK, NY.- Following the remarkable price of $32.2 million (£21.3 million) achieved for Abstraktes Bild (809-4) last Friday evening at Sotheby?s London, which established the world record for a work by Gerhard Richter, as well as...Show More Summary
Gerhard Richter’s ‘Abstract Painting (809-4)’ could be mistaken for splashy décor, says Blake Gopnik.
Musician Eric Clapton recently made $34 million on the sale of an abstract painting he owned by German artist Gerhard Richter. If you don't know who Clapton is, you're really showing your young age. The legendary songwriter and guitarist...Show More Summary
Rock star Eric Clapton sells an abstract painting by German artist Gerhard Richter for £21.3m – a new record amount for a living artist. A high gloss was applied to the results of last week’s contemporary art auctions in London whenShow More Summary