Daniel Richter
German, born 1962
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
Daniel Richter Grafik über Alles,
Galerie Sabine Knust
Music for Orgies,
Daniel Richter – Lonely Old Slogans,
Belvedere 21

Conveying current events with an anarchic and energetic punk rock approach, Daniel Richter uses almost-fluorescent colors and variegated brushstrokes to depict figures in situations of rebellion—scenes that are both exciting and surreal. Richter’s 2004 exhibition "The Morning After" featured a collection of oil paintings thematically linked by a narrative about circus performers and animals that have awakened to a post-apocalyptic world. The bizarre and occasionally psychedelic scenes evoke fear and anxiety, and violence or the threat thereof.

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