Akt '68. Skulpturen, Bilder und Graphik deutscher Künstler

Akt '68: Sculptures, Pictures and Graphics from German Artists

Kunsthalle Recklinghausen, Recklinghausen, Germany

12 October 1968 – 17 November 1968

Ema (Akt auf einer Treppe)
Ema (Nude on a Staircase)

1966 200 cm x 130 cm Catalogue Raisonné: 134

Oil on canvas

Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany



This artwork was shown in the following exhibitions:

This artwork is included in the following publications:

Title Author Date

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern (2014)

Details

Hardback, 337 pages

ISBN

9783775735193

ISBN

3775735194

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 112, 126, 132 

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

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern (2014)

Details

Hardback, 337 pages

ISBN

9783775735186

ISBN

3775735186

Language

German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 112, 125, 131 

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

Publisher

Travel-House-Media, München (2014)

Details

Softcover, 176 pages

ISBN

9783834217301

Language

German

Category

Other publications
ArtworkDiscussed: pp. 125-128 
Köln. Eine Stadt in Biographien. Merian-Porträts Driessen, Christoph / Lewandowski, Norbert  2014

Publisher

Walther König, Köln (2014)

Details

Softcover, 308 pages

ISBN

9783863355661

Language

English

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 285 
Discussed: p. 72 
Illustrated: p. 73 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Manifesta 10. The European Biennial of Contemporary Art König, Kasper / Piotrovsky, Mikhail / Misiano, Viktor / Ozerkov, Dimitri / Fijen, Hedwig / Evans, Emily Joyce / Andreyeva, Ekaterina / Draxler, Helmut / Menke, Christoph  2014

Publisher

Verlag für moderne Kunst, Nürnberg (2014)

Details

Softcover, 88 pages

ISBN

9783869845296

Languages

German, English

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 16, 75 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Ausschnitt. Werke aus der Sammlung Böckmann = Detail. Paintings from the Böckmannn Collection Kraus, Eva / Nollert, Angelika / Fuchs, Caronline / Heyden, Thomas  2014

Publisher

Kiepenheuer & Witsch, Köln (2013)

Details

Softcover, 367 pages

ISBN

9783462045550

ISBN

3462045555

Language

German

Category

Other publications
ArtworkMentioned: p. 310 

In Was die Bilder erzählen, the German essayist Dieter Wellershoff presents a tour through an imaginary museum. He introduces over 230 paintings, by some 80 artists

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Was die Bilder erzählen. Ein Rundgang durch mein imaginäres Museum Wellershoff, Dieter  2013

Publisher

Prestel, München (2012)

Details

Hardback, 305 pages

ISBN

9783791351896

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 12, 23, 41, 73, 164, 285, 296 
Illustrated: p. 65 (colour) 

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)

Details

Hardback, 304 pages

ISBN

978284426574X

Language

French

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 12, 23, 41, 73, 164, 248, 284, 296 
Illustrated: p. 65 (colour) 

Exhibitions

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

Publisher

Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit (2011)

Details

Hardback, 192 pages

ISBN

9783775726382

Language

German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 60 
Gerhard Richter. Landschaften Butin, Hubertus / Bätschmann, Oskar / Elger, Dietmar  2011

Publisher

Prestel, München (2011)

Details

Softcover, 128 pages

ISBN

9783791346168

Language

German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 68 
Illustrated: p. 71 (colour) 

Gerhard Richter. Rot, Gelb, Blau by Helmut Friedel analyses and contextualises the paintings Red, Yellow and Blue [CR: 345/1-3] commissioned by BMW for their Munich headquarters, within the context of Richter’s œuvre

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Gerhard Richter. Rot-Gelb-Blau. Die Gemälde für BMW Friedel, Helmut / Storr, Robert  2011

Publisher

Tate Publishing (2011)

Details

Softcover, 304 pages

ISBN

9781854379443

ISBN

9781854379450

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 12, 23, 41, 73, 164, 248, 284, 296 
Illustrated: p. 65 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Panorama. A Retrospective Godfrey, Mark / Serota, Nicholas / Brill, Dorothée / Morineau, Camille / Borchardt-Hume, Achim / Dickson, Amy / Haidu, Rachel / Mehring, Christine  2011

Publisher

Hirmer Verlag, München (2011)

Details

Hardback, 214 pages

ISBN

9783777434513

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 7, 14, 62, 65, 202 
Illustrated: pp. 151, 202 (colour) 

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

Publisher

Hirmer Publishers, Munich copublished by Heni Publishing, London and Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY and Paris (2011)

Details

Hardback, 214 pages

ISBN

9783777450018

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 7, 14, 62, 64, 202 
Illustrated: pp. 151, 202 (colour) 

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

In

Art. Das Kunstmagazin

Issue

September 2010, No. 9, pp. 70–75

Language

German

Category

Journals
Als die Avantgarde verschwommen wurde Danicke, Sandra  2010

Publisher

DuMont, Köln (2009)

Details

Hardback, 176 pages

ISBN

9783832191542

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 171 
Discussed: pp. 108, 109, 110, 111 
Illustrated: p. 121 (colour) 

Exhibitions

The catalogue of the exhibition Gerhard Richter. Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery, London in 2009 focuses on Richter's portraiture

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Die Porträts von Gerhard Richter Moorhouse, Paul  2009

Publisher

National Portrait Gallery Publications, London (2009)

Details

Hardback, 176 pages

ISBN

9781855143975

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 171 
Discussed: pp. 108, 109, 110, 111 
Illustrated: p. 121 (colour) 

Exhibitions

The catalogue of the exhibition Gerhard Richter. Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery, London in 2009 focuses on Richter's portraiture

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Gerhard Richter. Portraits. Painting Appearances Moorhouse, Paul  2009

Publisher

Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit (2008)

Details

Hardback, 184 pages

ISBN

9783775721363

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 24, 26, 27 
Illustrated: p. 25 (colour) 

Exhibitions

The catalogue Gerhard Richter: Bilder aus privaten Sammlungen was published to coincide with exhibitions in Baden-Baden, Beijing, Edinburgh, Vienna and Duisburg in 2008 and 2009

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Gerhard Richter. Bilder aus privaten Sammlungen Adriani, Götz / Schwarz, Dieter  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

Wako Works of Art, Tokyo (2005)

Details

Hardback, 279 pages

ISBN

4473032558

Language

Japanese

Category

Monographs

Notes

Revised edition of "Texte. Schriften und Interviews", first published in 1993.

ArtworkIllustrated: p. 9 (colour) 
Texte. Schriften und Interviews. Revised and Enlarged Edition Richter, Gerhard / Shimizu, Minoru  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. 8, 9, 35, 36, 86, 87 
Illustrated: pp. 8, 36 (colour) 

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, 323 pages

ISBN

3937572201

ISBN

3926154764

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 37, 49 
Illustrated: p. 37 (colour) 

Exhibitions

This catalogue raisonné records Richter’s works in the years 1999-2004. 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. Werkverzeichnis 1993-2004 Zweite, Armin  2005
Gerhard Richter. Editions 1965–2004 Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan  2004
Gerhard Richter. Editionen 1965–2004 Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan  2004

Publisher

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

Details

Softcover, 336 pages

ISBN

0870703552

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 57, 136 
Discussed: pp. 144, 145 
Illustrated: p. 27 (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

Richter Verlag, Düsseldorf (2002)

Details

Hardback, 152 pages

ISBN

3933807557

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 16, 17, 18 
Discussed: p. 16 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Bilder 1996-2001 Buchloh, Benjamin H. D.  2002

Publisher

DuMont, Köln (2002)

Details

Hardback, 420 pages

ISBN

9783832158484

Language

German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 142, 163, 168, 185, 198, 200, 283, 425 
Discussed: pp. 144, 145, 147, 408, 411 
Illustrated: p. 146 (colour) 

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

Publisher

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

Details

Hardback, Softcover, 340 pages

ISBN

189102437X

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 40, 79, 85 
Illustrated: p. 137 (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: pp. 37, 79, 85, 86 
Illustrated: p. 137 (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

Richter Verlag, Düsseldorf (2000)

Details

Hardback, 340 pages

ISBN

9783933807045

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 31 

This catalogue raisonné of Gerhard Richter's drawings encompasses works in pencil, India ink, ballpoint pen, and other drawing media, on both paper and canvas since 1964

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Gerhard Richter. Drawings 1964-1999. Catalogue Raisonné Schwarz, Dieter / Pelzer, Birgit  2000

Publisher

Gli Ori, Prato (1999)

Details

Softcover, 205 pages

ISBN

8887700079

Languages

Italian, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 14, 15, 17, 28, 29, 30 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter Corà, Bruno / Buchloh, Benjamin H. D. / Chevrier, Jean Francois / Moscati, Italo  1999

Publisher

Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, Fla (1996)

Details

Softcover, 55 pages

ISBN

9781888708028

ISBN

1888708026

Language

English

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkDiscussed: pp. 26-27 
Illustrated: p. 44 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Painting into Photography. Photography into Painting Clearwater, Bonnie / Colodny, Lou Anne  1996

Publisher

Insel Verlag, Frankfurt a. M. (1993)

Details

Softcover, 277 pages

ISBN

3458165606

Language

German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 248 
Text. Schriften und Interviews Richter, Gerhard / Obrist, Hans Ulrich  1993

Publisher

Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln (1991)

Details

Softcover, 64 pages

ISBN

3883751413

Language

German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 23 
Zu Richters Oktober-Bildern Butin, Hubertus  1991

Publisher

Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam (1989)

Details

Softcover, 166 pages

ISBN

9069180464

Languages

Dutch, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 21, 22 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter 1988/89 Schampers, Karel / Tilroe, Anna / Buchloh, Benjamin H. D.  1989

Publisher

Museum Ludwig, Köln (1988)

Details

Softcover, 335 pages

Language

German

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 331 
Illustrated: p. 65 (b/w) 

Exhibitions

Übrigens sterben immer die anderen. Marcel Duchamp und die Avantgarde seit 1950 Fischer, Alfred M. / Daniels, Dieter  1988

Publisher

Musée départmental d'art contemporain, Rochechouart (1987)

Details

Softcover, 79 pages

Language

French

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 64 

Exhibitions

Le regard du dormeur Tosatto, Guy / Didi-Huberman, Georges  1987
Gerhard Richter. Bilder = Paintings 1962 - 1985 Harten, Jürgen / Hering, Karl-Heinz / Honisch, Dieter / Loock, Ulrich / Ronte, Dieter / Elger, Dietmar  1986

Publisher

Nicolai, Berlin (1985)

Details

Softcover, 732 pages

ISBN

3875841581

Language

German

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 249 

Exhibitions

1945-1985. Kunst in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland Bartmann, Dominik / Grisebach, Lucius / Honisch, Dieter / Schmitz, Britta / Schneider, Angela / Schweinebraden Freiherr von Wichmann-Eichhorn, Jürgen / Svestka, Jiri / Bishoff, Ulrich / Calvocoressi, Richard / Baron Döry, Ludwig / Grochowiak, Thomas / Honnef, Klaus / Wedewer, Rolf  1985

Publisher

Edition "libri artis" im Verlag Th. Schäfer, Hannover (1984)

Details

Hardback, 196 pages

ISBN

3887461029

Language

German

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 189 
Illustrated: p. 151 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Nackt in der Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts. Gemälde, Skulpturen, druckgraphische Werke, Videofilme und Performances Liebelt, Udo / Berger, John / Berger, Renate / Ludwig, Heidrun / Thiel, Heinz / Burmeier, Christel / Pohlen, Annelie  1984

Publisher

Comune di Modena, Dipartimento istruzione, cultura, sport e tempo libero, servizi culturali, Modena (1976)

Details

Softcover, 102 pages

Languages

Italian, English, French

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 57 (b/w) 

Exhibitions

Cronaca. Percorso didattico attraverso la pittura americanan degli anni 60 e la pittura europea degli anni 70 Battaglia, Carlo / Cortenova, Giorgio / Fagiolo, Maurizio / Honnef, Klaus / Menna, Filiberto / Millet, Chaterine / Mussa, Italo / Pleynet, Marcelin / Trini, Tommaso / Tuyl, Gijs van / Venturi, Luca / Weiss, Evelyn  1976

Publisher

Museum Folkwang, Essen (1972)

Details

Hardback, 154 pages

Languages

Italian, German, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 8, 9, 14, 15, 39 
Illustrated: p. 55 (b/w) 
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

Publisher

Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf (1971)

Details

Softcover, 136 pages

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 9 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Arbeiten 1962-1971 Hering, Karl-Heinz / Helms, Dietrich  1971

Publisher

Gebr. Achilles, Aachen (1970)

Details

Special binding, 36 pages

Language

German

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned 

Exhibitions

Klischee + Antiklischee. Bildformen der Gegenwart Becker, Wolfgang / Ludwig, Peter  1970

Publisher

Breker-Druck, Köln (1969)

Details

Softcover, 32 pages

Language

German

Category

Collections

Notes

Kleine Schriften des Wallraf-Richartz-Museums, Köln ; 3

ArtworkIllustrated: p. 19 (b/w) 

Exhibitions

Kunst der sechziger Jahre (Sammlung Ludwig). Hundert Werke im Wallraf-Richartz-Museum Osten, Gert von der / Weiß, Evelyn / Keller, Horst  1969

Publisher

Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe (1968)

Details

Softcover, 41 pages

Language

German

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned 
Illustrated (b/w) 

Exhibitions

V. Biennale Paris. Die jungen Deutschen Grochowiak, Thomas  1968

Publisher

Bauer, Recklinghausen (1968)

Details

Softcover, 76 pages

Language

German

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned 
Illustrated (b/w) 

Exhibitions

Akt 68. Skulpturen, Bilder und Graphiken deutscher Künstler Grochowiak, Thomas  1968

Publisher

Bongers, Recklinghausen (1967)

Details

Softcover, 40 pages

Languages

German, French

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 5 
Illustrated: p. 13 (b/w) 

Exhibitions

Cinquiéme Biennale de Paris. République Fédéralre Allemande Grochowiak, Thomas  1967

Publisher

Musée d'Art Moderne de Ville de Paris, Paris (1967)

Details

Softcover, 290 pages

Language

French

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 27 
Illustrated: p. 279 (b/w) 

Exhibitions

5. Biennale de Paris. Manifestation Biennale et Internationle des Jeunes Artistes Moulin, Raoul-Jean  1967
Neuer Realismus. Baehr, Berges, Diehl, Dornehge, Froese, Hiesserer, Hödicke, Köthe, Krüll, Lausen, Lueg, Petrick, Polke, Richter, Sorge, Wintersberger Ohff, Heinz  1967

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Akt 68. Skulpturen, Bilder und Graphiken deutscher Künstler Grochowiak, Thomas  1968