Breaking Ground

Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, USA

25 September 1998 – 07 November 1998

48 Portraits

1998 48 parts, each panel: 68.9 cm x 53.9 cm Editions CR: 94

Photographs on Baryta paper between matt Plexiglas and Dibond plates

After the oil paintings 48 Portraits [CR: 324/1-48] from 1971/72.

Each picture in the edition has its own Plexiglas nameplate (2.2 cm x 18 cm) that can be affixed underneath the image.

4 copies (each with 48 motifs), signed and numbered in felt-tip pen on reverse, title and date stickered on reverse.

2 artist's proof (each with 48 motifs), signed in felt-tip pen, numbered in Roman numerals and marked a.p. on reverse, title and date stickered on reverse.

3 trial proofs of a single motif, Oscar Wilde, two mounted between shiny plexiglas plates (70.4 x 55 cm and 70 x 54.9 cm) and one between matt plexiglas and Alucobond plates (69 x 54 cm), signed, dated, and marked Probe in felt-tip pen on reverse.

1 trial proof of a single motif, Thomas Mann, mounted between matt Plexiglas and Dibond (68.9 x 53.9 cm), signed, numbered, dated, and marked Probe in felt-tip pen on reverse.

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. 127, 131, 265 
Discussed: p. 129 
Illustrated: p. 265 (colour) 

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. 126, 130, 265 
Discussed: p. 128 
Illustrated: p. 265 (colour) 

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

Prestel, München (2012)

Details

Hardback, 305 pages

ISBN

9783791351896

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 297 

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: p. 297 
Illustrated: pp. 108 - 109 (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

Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln (2011)

Details

Hardback, 862 pages

ISBN

9783863350567

Language

German

Category

Monographs

Notes

2nd ed.

ArtworkMentioned: p. 8 

The catalogue Gerhard Richter. Atlas displays 783 plates of Gerhard Richter’s Atlas. Atlas is a collection of photographs, newspaper cuttings and sketches, which the artist compiled and then arranged on single sheets

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Gerhard Richter. Atlas Friedel, Helmut  2011

Publisher

Tate Publishing (2011)

Details

Softcover, 304 pages

ISBN

9781854379443

ISBN

9781854379450

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 287, 288, 297 
Illustrated: p. 288 (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

Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln (2006)

Details

Hardback, 862 pages

ISBN

9783883758015

Language

German

Category

Monographs

Notes

Encyclopedic new edition that completely revises and updates the 1997 edition and includes 147 additional plates.

ArtworkMentioned: p. 8 

At 864 pages, this monumental and comprehensive publication maps the ideas, processes, life and times of Gerhard Richter. Conceived and closely edited by Richter himself, Atlas cuts straight to the heart of the artist's work

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Gerhard Richter. Atlas Friedel, Helmut  2006

Publisher

Thames & Hudson, London (2006)

Details

Hardback, 862 pages

ISBN

9780500970171

Language

English

Category

Monographs

Notes

Encyclopedic new edition,which completely revises and updates the 1997 edition and includes 147 additional plates.

ArtworkMentioned: p. 8 

At 864 pages, this monumental and comprehensive publication maps the ideas, processes, life and times of Gerhard Richter. Conceived and closely edited by Richter himself, Atlas cuts straight to the heart of the artist's work

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Gerhard Richter. Atlas Friedel, Helmut  2006
Gerhard Richter. Editions 1965–2004 Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan  2004
Gerhard Richter. Editionen 1965–2004 Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan  2004

Publisher

DuMont, Köln (2002)

Details

Hardback, 420 pages

ISBN

9783832158484

Language

German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 251 
Discussed: p. 250 

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

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

Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London (1998)

Details

Softcover, 112 pages

ISBN

0947564780

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions

Notes

The publication contains a catalogue raisonné of his paintings from 1993 to 1998

ArtworkIllustrated: pp. 77, 78, 79, 80, 81 (b/w) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter 1998 Hentschel, Martin / Friedel, Helmut  1998

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Title Author Date

In

The New York Times

Issue

23 October 1998

Language

English

Category

Newspaper Articles
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Exhibitions

Breaking Ground Johnson, Ken  1998