Gerhard Richter: 40 Years of Painting

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, USA

14 February 2002 – 20 May 2002

Helga Matura

1966 180 cm x 110 cm Catalogue Raisonné: 124

Oil on canvas

The caption of the source image, a clipping from Revue magazine from 16th March 1966, reads:
Ermordete Lebedame: Helga Matura (Murdered good-time girl: Helga Matura)

She was murdered by a person unknown on 26th January 1966.

Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), Toronto, Canada



This artwork is based on an image included in Atlas:

This artwork was shown in the following exhibitions:

This artwork is included in the following publications:

Title Author Date

Publisher

The National Gallery in Prague, Prague (2017)

Details

Softcover, 205 pages

ISBN

9788070356463

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 17 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter Elger, Dietmar / Fajt, Jiří   2017

Publisher

National Gallery Company Ltd, London (2017)

Details

Softcover, 240 pages

ISBN

9781857096132

Language

English

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 220 

Exhibitions

Monochrome: Painting in Black and White Packer, Lelia / Sliwka, Jennifer   2017

Publisher

Hirmer Verlag, München (2011)

Details

Hardback, 214 pages

ISBN

9783777434513

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 64 

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: p. 64 

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

Publisher

Tate Publishing, London (2010)

Details

Softcover, 96 pages

ISBN

9781854379641

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 61 

In this publication, eminent American scholar and curator Robert Storr offers an authoritative consideration of September, Richter’s 2005 painting made in response to the attacks on the WorldTrade Center of 11 September 2001

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September. A History Painting by Gerhard Richter Storr, Robert  2010

Publisher

University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL (2009)

Details

Hardback, 408 pages

ISBN

9780226203232

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 166, 208 
Discussed: pp. 126-128 

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

Kulturstiftung der Länder in Verbindung mit dem Gerhard Richter Archiv, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden (2009)

Details

Softcover, 32 pages

Language

German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 18 

This issue of the Patrimonia series was published on the occasion of the acquisition of the painting Portrait Dr. Knobloch of 1964 by Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden in 2009

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Gerhard Richter. Porträt Dr. Knobloch (Patrimonia 344) Elger, Dietmar / Roth, Martin / Stange, Eva-Maria  2009

Publisher

DuMont, Köln (2009)

Details

Hardback, 176 pages

ISBN

9783832191542

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 170 
Illustrated: p. 93 (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. 170 
Illustrated: p. 93 (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

DuMont, Köln (2008)

Details

Softcover, 415 pages

ISBN

9783832190651

Language

German

Category

Monographs

Notes

Corrected and extended new edition.

ArtworkMentioned: p. 186 
Discussed: pp. 149, 150 

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

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. 23 

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

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

Details

Hardback, 323 pages

ISBN

9783937572208

ISBN

978-3937572208

Language

German, German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 22, 49 

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

Publisher

ABC Verlag, Heidelberg (2004)

Details

Softcover, 205 pages

ISBN

3980881016

Languages

Russian, German

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 131 

Exhibitions

Aus deutscher Sicht. Meisterwerke aus der Sammlung Deutsche Bank = Vzgljad iz Germanii. Šedevry iz Sobranija Dojče Bank Grigoteit, Ariane  2004

Publisher

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

Details

Softcover, 336 pages

ISBN

0870703552

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 240, 250 
Discussed: pp. 55, 56 

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. 206 
Discussed: p. 166 

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
ArtworkDiscussed: pp. 38, 39 
Illustrated: p. 133 (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. 36 
Illustrated: p. 133 (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

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (2000)

Details

Hardback, 151 pages

ISBN

0870700235

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions

Notes

An additional German translation of Robert Storr's essay accompanies this publication published on the occasion of an exhibition "Gerhard Richter. October 18, 1977" at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

ArtworkMentioned: pp. 99, 120 

Exhibitions

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

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Gerhard Richter. October 18, 1977 Storr, Robert  2000

Publisher

Kunst aus Nordrhein-Westfalen, Aachen (1999)

Details

Softcover, 90 pages

ISBN

3000052488

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 12 

Exhibitions

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

Publisher

Gli Ori, Prato (1999)

Details

Softcover, 205 pages

ISBN

8887700079

Languages

Italian, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 171, 181 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter Corà, Bruno / Buchloh, Benjamin H. D. / Chevrier, Jean Francois / Moscati, Italo  1999
Gerhard Richter. Bilder = Paintings 1962 - 1985 Harten, Jürgen / Hering, Karl-Heinz / Honisch, Dieter / Loock, Ulrich / Ronte, Dieter / Elger, Dietmar  1986

Publisher

Nationalgalerie Berlin, Staatliche Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin (1978)

Details

Softcover, 144 pages

ISBN

3496010037

Language

German

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 135 (b/w) 

Exhibitions

Aspekte der 60er Jahre. Aus der Sammlung Reinhard Onnasch Honisch, Dieter / Onnasch, Reinhard / Lindenberg, Ilona  1978

Publisher

Museum Folkwang, Essen (1972)

Details

Hardback, 154 pages

Languages

Italian, German, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 39 
Illustrated: p. 54 (b/w) 

Exhibitions

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

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