Gerhard Richter. Large Abstracts

Exhibition catalogue

With essays by Benjamin H.D. Buchloh, Beate Söntgen, Gregor Stemmrich, and Ulrich Wilmes.

Published by Hatje Cantz, 2009
160 pages
136 color illustrations

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EXHIBITION

Gerhard Richter

27.02 – 17.05.09

For the first time this exhibition shows a comprehensive selection of Gerhard Richter's abstract paintings that he created since the mid-1970s and that dominate his opus today. These large format pictures usually form a series and testify to the artist's continued examination of the conditions of painting: its principles, limits and possibilities. MORE


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Gerhard Richter — Audioguide, 2009

The exhibition presented a comprehensive selection of Gerhard Richter’s abstract paintings that he created since the mid-1970s and that dominate his opus today. The audio guide provides descriptions of selected works in the exhibition, such as the work series "Cage" or the colorful painting "Claudius." MORE

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The exhibition presented for the first time an overview of the famous black paintings by artists of the New York School, including works by Barnett Newman, Robert Rauschenberg, Mark Rothko, Frank Stella, and others. MORE


Thomas Schütte on Gerhard Richter

"Do you know what “Richter” means in German? It means “judge”. I started at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf in 1973, where Gerhard Richter had been teaching for some years. I hadn’t done any art before arriving, except some drawings, but one of my friends was a painter and had been in his classes. He said: “Richter is okay, he lets everybody do as they wish.” So I joined his classes in 1976. (...)" MORE