256 Farben
256 Colours

1974/1984 222 cm x 414 cm Catalogue Raisonné: 352-2

Lacquer on canvas

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), San Francisco, USA (long-term loan from a private collection The Doris and Donald Fisher Collection, San Francisco, USA)



This artwork was shown in the following exhibitions:

This artwork is included in the following publications:

Title Author Date

Publisher

Duke University Press, Durham (2017)

Details

Softcover, 163 pages

ISBN

9780822370017

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 99-100 
Unconsolable Contemporary: Observing Gerhard Richter Rabinow, Paul  2017

Publisher

Edition Folkwang / Steidl, Göttingen (2017)

Editor

Museum Folkwang

Details

Softcover, 63 pages

ISBN

9783958293564

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkDiscussed: pp. 29-30 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter: Die Editionen   2017

Publisher

Hirmer Verlag, München (2017)

Editor

Schreier, Christoph / Kunstmuseum Bonn

Details

Softcover, 128 pages

ISBN

9783777428970

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 23, 114 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter: Über Malen / Frühe Bilder   2017

Publisher

Routledge, Abingdon (2016)

Details

Hardback, 244 pages

ISBN

9781472409560

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 147, 149 
Discussed: pp. 137-143 
The Artwork of Gerhard Richter. Painting, critical theory and cultural transformation Ansted, Darryn  2016

Publisher

Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center, Moscow (2016)

Editor

Allenova, Ekaterina / d'Amora, Delphine

Details

Softcover, 151 pages

ISBN

9785905110818

Languages

Russian, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 21, 38, 48, 59 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter: Abstraction and Appearance Moorhouse, Paul  2016

Publisher

SFMOMA, San Francisco (2016)

Details

Hardback, 176 pages

Language

English

Category

Collections
ArtworkIllustrated: pp. 138-139 (colour) 

Exhibitions

The Fisher Collection at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art   2016

Publisher

Kerber Verlag, Bielefeld (2016)

Editor

Hager, Martin

Details

Hardback, 191 pages

ISBN

9783735602589

Languages

Latvian, English, German

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 184 

Exhibitions

Elective Affinities. German Art since the Late 1960s   2016

Publisher

Wienand Verlag, Köln (2016)

Editor

Groos, Ulrike / Froitzheim, Eva-Marina

Details

Softcover, 168 pages

ISBN

9783868323412

Languages

German, English

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkDiscussed: pp. 34, 39 

Exhibitions

[un]erwartet. Kunst des Zufalls   2016

Publisher

Wienand Verlag, Köln (2015)

Editor

Zechlin, René

Details

Hardback, 288 pages

ISBN

9783868323030

Languages

German, English

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 176 

Exhibitions

Wie leben? Zukunftsbilder von Malewitsch bis Fujimoto Banz, Claudia / Franze, Jana / Kiefer, Theresia / Leinfelder, Reinhold / Zinfert, Maria / Scheja, Yvonne / Tietenberg, Annette  2015

Publisher

Dominique Lévy, New York (2015)

Details

Hardback, 140 pages

ISBN

9781944379018

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 12, 17, 23, 121, 133 
Discussed: pp. 23-24 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter: Colour Charts Elger, Dietmar / Butin, Hubertus / Mansoor, Jaleh  2015

Publisher

Marian Goodman, London (2014)

Details

Hardback, 109 pages

ISBN

9780944219232

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 17 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter Buchloh, Benjamin H. D. / Schwarz, Dieter / Storr, Robert  2014

Publisher

Prestel, München (2012)

Editor

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

Details

Hardback, 305 pages

ISBN

9783791351896

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 128 

Exhibitions

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

Publisher

Édition du Centre Pompidou, Paris (2012)

Editor

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

Details

Hardback, 304 pages

ISBN

978-2844265746

ISBN

284426574X

Languages

French, English, French, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 124, 128, 202 

Exhibitions

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

Publisher

Marsilio, Venezia (2011)

Details

Softcover, 219 pages

ISBN

9788831711128

Language

Italian

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 23, 141, 181, 190 
Discussed: pp. 163-165, 168-173, 174-176, 185-186, 192 
Il bordo del mondo: La forma sguardo nella pittura di Gerhard Richter Garbin, Emanuele  2011

Publisher

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco (2010)

Details

Unknown binding, 175 pages

ISBN

9780918471857

Language

English

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkIllustrated (colour) 

Exhibitions

Calder to Warhol. Introducing the Fisher Collection Garrels, Gary  2010

Publisher

University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL (2009)

Details

Hardback, 408 pages

ISBN

9780226203232

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 215, 221, 227, 231, 251, 257, 336 

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

Publisher

DuMont, Köln (2008)

Details

Softcover, 415 pages

ISBN

9783832190651

Language

German

Category

Monographs

Notes

Corrected and extended new edition.

ArtworkMentioned: pp. 209, 253 

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

Publisher

Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit (2008)

Details

Hardback, 160 pages

ISBN

3775722483

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkDiscussed: p. 136 

Exhibitions

The book was published on the occasion of the exhibition Gerhard Richter. Abstrakte Bilder at Museum Ludwig, Cologne and Haus der Kunst, Munich. The exhibitions were dedicated to Gerhard Richter’s abstract pictures

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Gerhard Richter: Abstrakte Bilder Wilmes, Ulrich / Buchloh, Benjamin H. D. / Söntgen, Beate / Stemmrich, Gregor  2008

Publisher

Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit (2008)

Details

Hardback, 160 pages

ISBN

9783775722490

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkDiscussed: p. 136 

Exhibitions

The book was published on the occasion of the exhibition Gerhard Richter. Abstrakte Bilder at Museum Ludwig, Cologne and Haus der Kunst, Munich. The exhibitions were dedicated to Gerhard Richter’s abstract pictures

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Gerhard Richter. Large Abstracts Wilmes, Ulrich / Buchloh, Benjamin H. D. / Söntgen, Beate / Stemmrich, Gregor  2008

Publisher

Fondation Beyeler, Riehen (2005)

Details

Unknown binding, 222 pages

ISBN

3905632403

Languages

English, German

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 44 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Contemporary Voices. Die UBS Art Collection zu Gast in der Fondation Beyeler = Contemporary Voices. Works from the UBS Art Collection Ciuha, Delia / Bouvier, Raphael  2005

Publisher

Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit / Museum Franz Gertsch, Burgdorf (2005)

Details

Hardback, 96 pages

ISBN

9783775715836

Languages

German, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 90, 91 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Ohne Farbe = Without Color Spieler, Reinhard / Gelshorn, Julian / Kania, Elke / Krystof, Doris  2005

Publisher

Richter Verlag, Düsseldorf in association with D.A.P Distributed Art Publishers, New York, NY (2005)

Details

Hardback, 324 pages

ISBN

9783937572215

ISBN

393757221X

Language

English, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 52 
Discussed: pp. 54-56 

Exhibitions

This catalogue raisonné records Richter’s works in the years 1993-2004. In his work, Gerhard Richter calls into question painting's boundaries, and the labels applied to painting and theories connected with them

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Gerhard Richter. Catalogue Raisonné 1993–2004 Zweite, Armin  2005

Publisher

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (2003)

Details

Softcover, 336 pages

ISBN

0870703552

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 90 
Illustrated: pp. 64, 65 (b/w) 

Gerhard Richter is widely recognized as one of the most significant painters working today, and he is certainly among the most influential. He has worked in a wide range of media since the early 1960s

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Gerhard Richter. Doubt and Belief in Painting Storr, Robert  2003

Publisher

DuMont, Köln (2002)

Details

Hardback, 420 pages

ISBN

9783832158484

Language

German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 282 
Discussed: pp. 230, 231 

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

In

Modern Painters

Issue

Summer 2002, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 48–57

Language

English

Category

Online Publications
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 48 (colour) 
Double Exposure Hustvedt, Siri  2002

In

The New York Times

Issue

27 January 2002, p. 20

Language

English

Category

Essays
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 21 (colour) 
Read Essay
An Artist Beyond Isms Kimmelman, Michael  2002

Publisher

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (2002)

Details

Hardback, Softcover, 340 pages

ISBN

189102437X

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 52 
Illustrated: pp. 180, 181 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Published on the occasion of the exhibition Gerhard Richter. 40 Years of Painting at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, this publication represents a broad range of Gerhard Richter's paintings of the last 40 years

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Gerhard Richter. Forty Years of Painting Storr, Robert  2002

Publisher

Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit (2002)

Details

Hardback, 340 pages

ISBN

9783775711692

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 51 
Illustrated: pp. 180, 181 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Published on the occasion of the exhibition Gerhard Richter. 40 Years of Painting at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, this publication represents a broad range of Gerhard Richter's paintings of the last 40 years

...
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Gerhard Richter. Malerei Storr, Robert  2002

Publisher

Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX (2000)

Details

Unknown binding, 6 pages

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 4 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter in Dallas Collections Wylie, Charles  2000

Publisher

Fischer Verlag, Frankfurt a. M. (1998)

Details

Softcover, 103 pages

ISBN

3596136261

Language

German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 65 (b/w) 
Gerhard Richter. 18. Oktober 1977. Das verwischte Bild der Geschichte Henatsch, Martin  1998

Publisher

Yale University Press, New Haven (1997)

Details

Hardback, 208 pages

ISBN

0300069758

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 160 
On Abstract Art Fer, Briony  1997

Publisher

Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit (1996)

Details

Hardback, 311 pages

ISBN

3893228608

Languages

English, German

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkDiscussed: pp. 37, 47 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter, Sigmar Polke, Arnulf Rainer. Sammlung Frieder Burda = Collection Frieder Burda Poetter, Jochen / Brehm, Margrit / Möckel, Birgit  1996

In

Art in America

Issue

September 1994, Vol. 82, No. 9, pp. 98–133

Language

English

Category

Essays
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 103 (colour) 
Gerhard Richter. He Who Misleads Kozloff, Max  1994

In

Parkett

Issue

01 January 1993, No. 35, pp. 32–42

Publisher

Parkett Verlag, Zürich (1993)

Details

Softcover

Languages

German, English

Category

Essays
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 39 (colour) 
Read Essay
Drei Impromptus über die Kunst Gerhard Richters / Three Impromptus on the Art of Gerhard Richter Criqui, Jean-Pierre / Aeberli, Irene / Sartarelli, Stephen  1993

Publisher

DuMont, Köln (1989)

Details

Hardback, 544 pages

ISBN

3770123727

Language

German

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkDiscussed: pp. 215 - 216, 218 

Exhibitions

Bilderstreit. Widerspruch, Einheit und Fragment in der Kunst seit 1960 Gohr, Siegfried / Gachnang, Johannes  1989

Publisher

Marian Goodman Gallery / Sperone Westwater, New York, NY (1987)

Details

Softcover, 46 pages

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 5, 6 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Paintings Rorimer, Anne / Zacharopoulos, Denys  1987
Gerhard Richter. Bilder = Paintings 1962 - 1985 Harten, Jürgen / Hering, Karl-Heinz / Honisch, Dieter / Loock, Ulrich / Ronte, Dieter / Elger, Dietmar  1986

Publisher

Verlag Aurel Bongers, Recklinghausen (1976)

Details

Hardback, 72 pages

ISBN

3764702877

Language

German

Category

Monographs

Notes

Monographien zur rheinisch-westfälischen Kunst der Gegenwart, Volume 50.

ArtworkIllustrated: p. 57 (b/w) 
Gerhard Richter Honnef, Klaus  1976