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1968 46.6 cm x 67.2 cm Editions CR: 14

Offset print on lightweight card

Black offset print based on five of his own manipulated photographs created jointly with Sigmar Polke.

Edition:

  • 200 copies, signed in pencil: Richter Polke or Polke Richter, dated at bottom right, numbered at bottom left, printed subtitle: 5 Phasen einer von Polke und Richter vorgenommenen Umwandlung. Das Massiv wurde am 26. April 68 für die Dauer von zwei Stunden in eine Kugel verwandelt., underneath, in smaller type: edition 16 galerie rené block 1968.
  • 30 copies, signed in pencil, dated at bottom right, numbered in Roman numerals at bottom left.
  • 1 trial proof, unmarked.

Van Ham Kunstauktionen, Cologne, Germany: 23 March 2023

Notes:

Edition: 186/200

Estimate: EUR 2,500 – 3,500 USD 2,699 – 3,779
Sold For:
€ 5,280 (incl. buyer’s premium)
USD 5,702

Rago Arts and Auction Center, Lambertville, USA: 10 November 2018

Notes:

Edition: 32/200

Estimate: USD 1,000 – 1,500
Sold For:
USD 2,500 (incl. buyer’s premium)

This artwork was shown in the following exhibitions:

This artwork is included in the following publications:

Title Author Date

Issue

01 January 2020

Publisher

Yale University Press, New Haven

Details

Hardback, 269 pages

ISBN

9781588396853

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions

Notes

This catalogue was published on the occasion of the exhibition "Gerhard Richter: Painting After All", 4 March 2020 - 5 July 2020, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York and 14 August 2020 - 19 January 2021, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.

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Gerhard Richter: Painting After All Wagstaff, Sheena / Buchloh, Benjamin H. D. 2020

Issue

01 January 2017

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Berlin

Details

Hardback, 656 pages

ISBN

9783775719797

Language

German, English

Category

Monographs

As part of a comprehensive scholarly reassessment, in 2017 art historian and director of the Gerhard Richter Archive Dresden Dietmar Elger published the second of five planned volumes of Gerhard Richter's Catalogue Raisonné. ...

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Gerhard Richter. Catalogue Raisonné. Volume 2: 1968-1976, nos. 198 - 388 Elger, Dietmar 2017

Issue

22 October 2015

Publisher

Bloomsbury Academic, London

Details

Hardback, 237 pages

ISBN

9781472589019

Language

English

Category

Monographs

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The Art of Gerhard Richter. Hermeneutics, Images, Meaning Lotz, Christian 2015

Issue

01 January 2014

Publisher

Steidl, Göttingen

Details

Softcover, 96 pages

ISBN

9783869308425

Language

German

Category

Group Exhibitions

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Von Warhol bis Richter. Grafik zwischen Foto und Druck. Museum Folkwang Burg, Tobias / Bezzola, Tobia 2014

Issue

01 January 2014

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern

Editor

Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan / Olbricht, Thomas

Details

Hardback, 337 pages

ISBN

9783775735193, 3775735194

Language

English

Category

Monographs

The publication Gerhard Richter. Editions 1965 – 2013 updates the catalogue raisonné of his editions that was published ten years earlier. This book includes additionally 35 new and hitherto unknown works

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Gerhard Richter: Editions 1965-2013 Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan / Olbricht, Thomas 2014

Issue

01 January 2014

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern

Editor

Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan / Olbricht, Thomas

Details

Hardback, 337 pages

ISBN

9783775735186, 3775735186

Language

German

Category

Monographs

The publication Gerhard Richter. Editionen 1965 – 2013 updates the catalogue raisonné of his editions that was published ten years earlier. This book includes additionally 35 new and hitherto unknown works

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Gerhard Richter: Editionen 1965-2013 Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan / Olbricht, Thomas 2014

Issue

01 January 2013

Publisher

Kerber, Bielefeld

Details

Hardback, 156 pages

ISBN

9783866788954

Language

German

Category

Group Exhibitions

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Zugaben. Sammlung Freunde der Kunstmuseen Krefeld Hentschel, Martin / Röder, Sabine / Kathstede, Gregor / Teymourian-Pesch, Anahita 2013

Issue

01 January 2012

Publisher

Édition du Centre Pompidou, Paris

Editor

Godfrey, Mark / Serota, Nicholas / Brill, Dorothée / Morineau, Camille

Details

Hardback, 304 pages

ISBN

978-2844265746, 284426574X

Language

French, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions

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Gerhard Richter, Panorama: une rétrospective = a retrospective Godfrey, Mark / Serota, Nicholas / Brill, Dorothée / Morineau, Camille / Borchardt-Hume, Achim / Dickson, Amy / Haidu, Rachel / Mehring, Christine 2012

Issue

01 January 2012

Publisher

Prestel, München

Editor

Godfrey, Mark / Serota, Nicholas / Brill, Dorothée / Morineau, Camille

Details

Hardback, 305 pages

ISBN

9783791351896

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions

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Gerhard Richter: Panorama: Retrospektive Godfrey, Mark / Serota, Nicholas / Brill, Dorothée / Morineau, Camille / Borchardt-Hume, Achim / Dickson, Amy / Haidu, Rachel / Mehring, Christine 2012

Issue

01 January 2011

Publisher

Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit

Details

Hardback, 192 pages

ISBN

9783775726382

Language

German

Category

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Gerhard Richter. Landschaften Butin, Hubertus / Bätschmann, Oskar / Elger, Dietmar 2011

Issue

01 January 2011

Publisher

Hirmer Verlag, München

Details

Hardback, 214 pages

ISBN

9783777434513

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Bilder einer Epoche was published on the occasion of the exhibition at Bucerius Kunstforum in Hamburg in 2011. Both the exhibition and the catalogue focus on Richter’s paintings of the 1960s

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Gerhard Richter. Bilder einer Epoche Schneede, Uwe M. / Butin, Hubertus / Elger, Dietmar / Rübel, Dietmar / Westheider, Ortrud 2011
Gerhard Richter: Panorama: A Retrospective Godfrey, Mark / Serota, Nicholas / Brill, Dorothée / Morineau, Camille / Borchardt-Hume, Achim / Dickson, Amy / Haidu, Rachel / Mehring, Christine 2011

Issue

01 January 2011

Publisher

Hirmer Publishers, Munich copublished by Heni Publishing, London and Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY and Paris

Details

Hardback, 214 pages

ISBN

9783777450018

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Images of an Era was published on the occasion of the exhibition at Bucerius Kunstforum in Hamburg in 2011. Both the exhibition and the catalogue focus on Richter’s paintings of the 1960s

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Gerhard Richter. Images of an Era Schneede, Uwe M. / Butin, Hubertus / Elger, Dietmar / Rübel, Dietmar / Westheider, Ortrud 2011

Issue

01 January 2011

Publisher

Wienand Verlag, Köln

Details

Softcover, 95 pages

ISBN

9783868320619

Language

German

Category

Group Exhibitions

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Neue Realitäten. FotoGrafik von Warhol bis Havekost Schalhorn, Andreas / Butin, Andreas 2011

Issue

01 January 2011

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern-Ruit

Details

Hardback, 192 pages

ISBN

9783775726399

Language

English

Category

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Gerhard Richter. Landscapes Butin, Hubertus / Bätschmann, Oskar / Elger, Dietmar 2011

Issue

01 January 2010

Publisher

Ernst-Rietschel-Kulturring, Pulsnitz

Details

Softcover, 35 pages

ISBN

9783981280944

Language

German

Category

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Gerhard Richter: Übersicht Schubert, Sabine / Heinze, Helmut 2010

Issue

01 January 2009

Publisher

Ivorypress, Madrid

Editor

Obrist, Hans Ulrich

Details

Softcover, 86 pages

ISBN

9780955961359

Language

English, German, Spanish

Category

Artist's Books

Notes

New edition

Gerhard Richter’s artist's book Sils is named after the Swiss village of the same name, which he visited regularly for many years. Richter has approached the Sils landscape from various angles

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Gerhard Richter: Sils Richter, Gerhard / Obrist, Hans Ulrich / Bloch, Peter André 2009

Issue

01 January 2009

Publisher

University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

Details

Hardback, 408 pages

ISBN

9780226203232

Language

English

Category

Monographs

Gerhard Richter has been widely regarded as a publicity shy artist. However, the biography Gerhard Richter. A Life in Painting gives an insight into Richter’s personal history as well as into the development of his artistic œuvre.

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Gerhard Richter. A Life in Painting Elger, Dietmar 2009

Issue

01 January 2008

Publisher

DuMont, Köln

Details

Softcover, 415 pages

ISBN

9783832190651

Language

German

Category

Monographs

Notes

Corrected and extended new edition.

Gerhard Richter has been widely regarded as a publicity shy artist. However, the biography Gerhard Richter, Maler gives an insight into Richter’s personal history as well as into the development of his artistic œuvre.

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Gerhard Richter, Maler Elger, Dietmar 2008
Gerhard Richter: Editions 1965-2004 2004
Gerhard Richter: Editionen 1965-2004 Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan 2004

Issue

01 January 2002

Publisher

DuMont, Köln

Details

Hardback, 420 pages

ISBN

9783832158484

Language

German

Category

Monographs

Gerhard Richter has been widely regarded as a publicity shy artist. However, the biography Gerhard Richter, Maler gives an insight into Richter’s personal history as well as into the development of his artistic œuvre.

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Gerhard Richter, Maler Elger, Dietmar 2002

Issue

01 January 2002

Publisher

D.A.P., Distributed Art Publishers, New York, NY

Editor

Obrist, Hans Ulrich

Details

Hardback, 86 pages

ISBN

1891024558

Language

English, German, French

Category

Artist's Books

Notes

New edition

Gerhard Richter’s artist's book Sils is named after the Swiss village of the same name, which he visited regularly for many years. Richter has approached the Sils landscape from various angles

...
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Gerhard Richter: Sils Richter, Gerhard / Obrist, Hans Ulrich / Bloch, Peter André 2002

Issue

01 January 1999

Publisher

Kunst aus Nordrhein-Westfalen, Aachen

Details

Softcover, 90 pages

ISBN

3000052488

Language

German

Category

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Gerhard Richter. Werke aus Aachener Sammlungen Brusis, Ilse / Murken, Hinrich / Becker, Wolfgang / Elger, Dietmar / Engels, Maria / Gold, Anne 1999

Issue

01 January 1997

Publisher

Stroemfeld / Roter Stern, Frankfurt a. M.

Editor

Kos, Wolfgang / Kunsthalle Wien

Details

Softcover, 248 pages

ISBN

3878776667

Language

German

Category

Group Exhibitions

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Alpenblick: Die zeitgenössische Kunst und das Alpine Kos, Wolfgang / Pracher, Jeanette 1997

Issue

01 January 1992

Publisher

Oktagon, München

Editor

Obrist, Hans Ulrich

Details

Hardback, 86 pages

ISBN

3927789321

Language

English, German, French

Category

Artist's Books

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter’s artist's book Sils is named after the Swiss village of the same name, which he visited regularly for many years. Richter has approached the Sils landscape from various angles

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Gerhard Richter: Sils Richter, Gerhard / Obrist, Hans Ulrich / Bloch, Peter André 1992

Issue

01 January 1991

Publisher

Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln

Details

Softcover, 64 pages

ISBN

3883751413

Language

German

Category

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Zu Richters Oktober-Bildern Butin, Hubertus 1991

Issue

01 January 1990

Publisher

Kettler, Bönen

Details

Hardback, 208 pages

ISBN

3925608095

Language

English, German

Category

Group Exhibitions

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Zustände = States. Beispiele deutscher Graphik nach 1960 Schilling, Jürgen 1990

Issue

01 January 1990

Publisher

DuMont, Köln

Details

Softcover, 260 pages

ISBN

3770124707

Language

German

Category

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Um 1968. Konkrete Utopien in Kunst und Gesellschaft Syring, Marie Luise / Harten, Jürgen / Gentilini, Giovanni / Lebel, Jean-Jacques / Dreßen, Wolfgang / Buchloh, Benjamin H. D. / Bussmann, Georg / Schmidt, Hans-Werner / Felix, Zdenek / Rennert, Susanne / Brock, Bazon / Sauerbier, S. D. / Härle, Clemens-Carl 1990
Gerhard Richter. Bilder = Paintings 1962 - 1985 Harten, Jürgen / Hering, Karl-Heinz / Honisch, Dieter / Loock, Ulrich / Ronte, Dieter / Elger, Dietmar 1986

Issue

01 January 1982

Publisher

Berlinische Galerie, Berlin

Details

Softcover, 64 pages

Language

German

Category

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Dada - Montage - Konzept. Berlinische Galerie Prinz, Ursula / Roters, Eberhard 1982

Issue

01 January 1976

Publisher

BP AG, Hamburg

Details

Softcover, 20 pages

Language

German

Category

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Gerhard Richter. Das grafische Werk 1976

Issue

01 January 1973

Publisher

Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin

Details

Softcover, 248 pages

Language

German

Category

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Grafische Techniken Block, René / Gerstein, Barbara / Gronau, Dietrich 1973

Issue

01 January 1972

Publisher

Museum Folkwang, Essen

Details

Hardback, 154 pages

Language

Italian, German, English

Category

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Gerhard Richter. 36. Biennale di Venezia, Padiglione tedesco = 36. Biennale in Venedig, Deutscher Pavilion = 36. Biennale in Venice, German Pavilion Honisch, Dieter / Helms, Dietrich / Honnef, Klaus / Ohff, Heinz / Dienst, Rolf Gunther / Schön, Rolf / Polke, Sigmar 1972

Issue

01 January 1971

Publisher

Edition René Block, Berlin

Details

Hardback, 193 pages

Language

German

Category

Monographs

Notes

Published in two volumes: Grafik des Kapitalistischen Realismus 1: Werkverzeichnisse bis 1971; Grafik des Kapitalistischen Realismus 2: Werkverzeichnisse der Druckgrafik, September 1971 - May 1976

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Grafik des Kapitalistischen Realismus. KP Brehmer, Hödicke, Lueg, Polke, Richter, Vostell. Werkverzeichnisse bis 1971 Block, René / Vogel, Carl 1971
Landschaft, Landschaft. Beiträge zur Landschaftsdarstellung der letzten Jahre Lingner, K.-H. / Mehrens, H. / Winter, Peter 1971

Issue

01 January 1970

Publisher

Museum Folkwang, Essen

Details

Softcover, 32 pages

Language

German

Category

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Gerhard Richter. Graphik 1965-1970 Honisch, Dieter 1970