Gerhard Richter. 18. Oktober 1977

Gerhard Richter: October 18, 1977

Portikus, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

29 April 1989 - 11 June 1989

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Issue

01 January 1989

Publisher

Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln

Details

Softcover, 59 pages

ISBN

3883751057

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions

Exhibitions

Exhibition catalogue
On October 18, 1977, three young German radicals, members of the militant Baader-Meinhof group, were found dead in a Stuttgart prison; they were pronounced suicides, but many people suspected they had been murdered. Gerhard Richter, a German painter, and one of the most exceptional and highly regarded artists of the second half of the 20th century, created, 11 years after this traumatic event, a series of 15 paintings known as October 18, 1977. It is among the most challenging works of the artist's career, and one of the 20th century's most famous works on a political theme, still highly debated and unsettling to this day.

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Gerhard Richter. 18. Oktober 1977 Buchloh, Benjamin H. D. / Germer, Stefan / Storck, Gerhard / Thorn-Prikker, Jan / König, Kasper 1989

Issue

01 January 1991

Publisher

Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln

Details

Softcover, 59 pages

ISBN

3883751057

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions

Notes

2nd edition of the exhibition catalogue from 1989.

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Gerhard Richter. 18. Oktober 1977 Storck, Gerhard / Buchloh, Benjamin H. D. 1991

Issue

1989

Publisher

Walther König, Köln

Editor

Museum für Moderne Kunst und Portikus, Frankfurt am Main

Details

Softcover, 132 pages

ISBN

9783883751238, 3883751235

Language

German

Category

Monographs

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Presseberichte zu Gerhard Richter '18. Oktober 1977' Wilmes, Ulrich / Ammann, Jean-Christophe / Beaucamp, Eduard / Blazwick, Ilona / Bochynek, Martin / Braunert, Ingeborg / Brender, Hans / Buchloh, Benjamin / Butin, Hubertus / Cork, Richard / Craddok, Sacha / Currah, Mark / Dittmar, Peter / Engelhard, Günter / Feaver, William / Graham-Dixon, Andrew / Grasskamp, Walter / Graw, Isabelle 1989