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.
Marian Goodman Gallery announces an exhibition of works by Sol LeWitt, John McCracken, Gerhard Richter, Fred Sandback, Anne Truitt and Lawrence Weiner, which opened on Wednesday, June 24th and will be on view through Friday, July 31st. Show More Summary
“The biennial event specialises in staging premieres by international cultural figures. This year’s festival, which takes place in July, will feature the likes of singer Bjork, artist Gerhard Richter and children’s TV star Justin Fletcher. Mr McGrath will take over from the festival’s founding artistic director Alex Poots, who is leaving to run New York’s […]
FKA Twigs, Björk, Damon Albarn, Gerhard Richter, and Nico Muhly are among the artists who will be participating in this year's Manchester International Festival. Read more......
Mr. Richter and the composer Arvo Part will exhibit work inspired by and dedicated to each other at the fifth festival.
Following the reopening of the Albertinum in June 2010, Gerhard Richter is reinstalling both of the exhibition rooms that have been dedicated to him. At the centre of the presentation, which will be opened to the public on 28 February, is a series of four large-format 'Abstrakten Bildern (937/1-4)' that were created in the last 12 months. Show More Summary
A 1986 abstract painting by Gerhard Richter brought in $46.3 million on Tuesday as part of a Sotheby's auction of contemporary European art. The London sale brought in a total of $188.2 million, which the New York-based auction company said was an in-house record in the field...
Sotheby?s London Evening Sale of Contemporary Art on 10th February features landmark works by the masters of post-war art, including one of Gerhard Richter?s greatest abstract paintings (est. £14-20m), Francis Bacon?s seminal self-portrait from 1977 (est. Show More Summary
In February 2015, Christie?s will offer another outstanding week of auctions led by Gerhard Richter?s Vierwaldstätter See (Lake Lucerne), 1969, a sublime photo-painting of the famous Swiss Lake, held in the same private collection since 1973, which is presented during the Evening Auction in London on 11 February. Show More Summary
349,531 admissions in 2014 confirm that the Fondation Beyeler once again ranks as the best-visited art museum in Switzerland. Counting more than 170,000 visitors the Gerhard Richter show was a big favourite with the public in 2014. The...Show More Summary
Gerhard Richter has got a website. This is odd in itself – artists only usually have websites when they are young and not represented by a commercial gallery. They then… Continue reading The post ‘Painting is total idiocy’ says Gerhard Richter – and he has some new paintings to prove it appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Christie?s announced the upcoming sale of an important work by Gerhard Richter consigned by the Linda Pace Foundation, San Antonio, Texas. Painted in 1992, at the height of Gerhard Richter's abstract practice, Abstraktes Bild (774-4) is a seminal example of his multi-layered abstract style that the artist began exploring in the late 1980's. Show More Summary
A work by Gerhard Richter that belonged to the late collector and philanthropist Linda Pace will be sold at an auction in November to help fund the creation of a new art space for Pace's foundation in Texas.
Marian Goodman Gallery London presents its inaugural exhibition of new and recent works by Gerhard Richter. This is Richter?s first gallery exhibition of this nature in London for nearly two decades. Consisting of over 40 works, with...Show More Summary
Sigmar Polke (1941-2010) is one of the most experimental artists of recent times. Alongside Gerhard Richter and Blinky Palermo, Polke was a key figure in the generation of German artists who first emerged in the 1960s. This autumn Tate...Show More Summary
Christie?s will present an outstanding selection of Post-War and Contemporary Art works during Frieze Week. The Evening Auction on 16 October showcases giants of German art, including Gerhard Richter, Anselm Kiefer, Sigmar Polke, Martin Kippenberger and Georg Baselitz. Show More Summary
"AUNT MARIANNE" (1965) is one of Gerhard Richter’s most famous paintings. It is based on a photograph of Mr Richter’s then 14-year-old aunt, Marianne Schönfelder, and the artist himself as a baby of four months. Schönfelder, it was discovered...Show More Summary