Gerhard Richter (German, 1932)

Gerhard Richter

German | 1932

Gerhard Richter is a German Postwar & Contemporary artist who was born in 1932. His work is currently being shown at multiple venues like Museum Ludwig, Cologne. Numerous key galleries and museums such as Albertina Modern have featured Gerhard Richter's work in the past.Gerhard Richter's work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from 3 USD to 46,356,222 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. Since 1998 the record price for this artist at auction is 46,356,222 USD for ABSTRAKTES BILD, sold at Sotheby's London in 2015. Gerhard Richter has been featured in articles for Daily Art Magazine, WHITEWALL and Apollo. The most recent article is Four Dallas Museum of Art Curators Unite to Complicate the Expectations of Representation written for ArtDaily in April 2024.

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A Short History of Artists Sneaking Their Work Into Museums
Four Dallas Museum of Art Curators Unite to Complicate the Expectations of Representation
Masterpiece Story: Betty by Gerhard Richter


..He is best known for his paintings, which have become a common feature in museum collections all over the world...

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Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo

..Richter began to use glass in his work in 1967...

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Tate Modern

..thereby, richter does not start with a predetermined motif for his abstract paintings, but rather works until the picture is recognisable – a working process that the artist describes as ‘meticulously...

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Haus der Kunst

..ATLAS reflects Richter’s deep interest in the currency of images, and the artist has personally nominated and arranged the selection of images on display at GOMA...

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QAGOMA, Queensland Art Gallery & Gallery of Modern Art

..While Richter’s face is hidden behind a veil of colour in his 1996 paintings, the strokes of the drawing evoke the artist in almost infinite variations...

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Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Beim Stadthaus

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