Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share
Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share

Gerhard Richter

Tulips, 1995/2017

Diasec-mounted giclée print, flush-mounted to aluminium with metal strainer on the reverse (as issued).
14 1/10 × 16 1/10 in
35.9 × 41 cm
Edition 276/500 + 2AP
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
About the work
Bibliography
P
Phillips

14 1/8 x 16 1/8 in. (35.9 x 41 cm)

14 1/8 x 16 1/8 in. (35.9 x 41 cm)

Signature
This facsimile object is unsigned and numbered 276/500 in black ink on the reverse (there were also 2 artist's proofs), published by Heni … Read more
Gerhard Richter
German, b. 1932
Follow

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 not violent.” In the early 1960s, Richter began to create large-scale photorealist copies of black-and-white photographs rendered in a range of grays, and innovated a blurred effect (sometimes deemed “photographic impressionism”) in which portions of his compositions appear smeared or softened—paradoxically reproducing photographic effects and revealing his painterly hand. With heavily textured abstract gray monochromes, Richter introduced abstraction into his practice, and he has continued to move freely between figuration and abstraction, producing geometric “Colour Charts”, bold, gestural abstractions, and “Photo Paintings” of anything from nudes, flowers, and cars to landscapes, architecture, and scenes from Nazi history. Richter absorbed a range of influences, from Caspar David Friedrich and Roy Lichtenstein to Art Informel and Fluxus.

Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share
Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share
About the work
Bibliography
P
Phillips

14 1/8 x 16 1/8 in. (35.9 x 41 cm)

14 1/8 x 16 1/8 in. (35.9 x 41 cm)

Signature
This facsimile object is unsigned and numbered 276/500 in black ink on the reverse (there were also 2 artist's proofs), published by Heni … Read more
Gerhard Richter
German, b. 1932
Follow

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 not violent.” In the early 1960s, Richter began to create large-scale photorealist copies of black-and-white photographs rendered in a range of grays, and innovated a blurred effect (sometimes deemed “photographic impressionism”) in which portions of his compositions appear smeared or softened—paradoxically reproducing photographic effects and revealing his painterly hand. With heavily textured abstract gray monochromes, Richter introduced abstraction into his practice, and he has continued to move freely between figuration and abstraction, producing geometric “Colour Charts”, bold, gestural abstractions, and “Photo Paintings” of anything from nudes, flowers, and cars to landscapes, architecture, and scenes from Nazi history. Richter absorbed a range of influences, from Caspar David Friedrich and Roy Lichtenstein to Art Informel and Fluxus.

Gerhard Richter

Tulips, 1995/2017

Diasec-mounted giclée print, flush-mounted to aluminium with metal strainer on the reverse (as issued).
14 1/10 × 16 1/10 in
35.9 × 41 cm
Edition 276/500 + 2AP
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
Other works by Gerhard Richter
Related works
Most Similar