Gerhard Richter

German, born 1932

12,697 followers

Gerhard Richter

German, born 1932

12,697 followers

Gerhard Richter is known for a prolific and stylistically varied exploration of the medium of …

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Gerhard Richter is known for a prolific and stylistically varied exploration of the medium of painting, often incorporating and exploring the visual effects of photography. “I like everything that has no style: dictionaries, photographs, nature, myself and my paintings,” he says. “Because style is violent, and I am …

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Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
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High auction record
£30m, Sotheby's, 2015
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Solo show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 15 more
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Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 22 more
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Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 2 more
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Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 6 more
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Included in a major biennial
documenta, and 2 more
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