Gerhard Richter. Abstrakte Bilder

Gerhard Richter: Abstract Paintings

Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany

27 February 2009 – 17 May 2009

Abstraktes Bild
Abstract Painting

1990 92 cm x 126 cm Catalogue Raisonné: 724-4

Oil on canvas

The painting is the source for multiple editions: Seven Two Four, Editions CR 133a; Seven Two Four, Editions CR 133b; Musa, Editions CR 141; Yusuf, Editions CR 142; Iblan, Editions CR 143; Abdu, Editions CR 144; Strip, Editions CR 148; Gerhard Richter: Patterns, Editions CR 149; Strip (I), Editions CR 160; Strip (II), Editions CR 161; Strip (III), Editions CR 162 (see Butin/Gronert/Olbricht: Gerhard Richter. Editions 1965-2013, 2014 for further information).

Christie's, London, UK: 08 February 2006

Estimate: GBP 300,000 – 500,000 USD 530,035 – 883,392
Sold For:
GBP 769,600 (incl. buyer’s premium)
USD 1,338,434

This artwork was shown in the following exhibitions:

This artwork is included in the following publications:

Title Author Date

Publisher

Heni Publishing, London (2019)

Details

Softcover, 176 pages

ISBN

9781912122240

Language

English

Category

Monographs

Notes

A series of seven interviews between art curator Hans Ulrich Obrist and visual artist Gerhard Richter.

ArtworkMentioned: pp. 138, 171 
Illustrated: p. 137 (colour) 
The Richter Interviews Obrist, Hans Ulrich / Richter, Gerhard  2019

Publisher

Snoeck Verlagsgesellschaft, Köln (2017)

Editor

Olbricht, Thomas

Details

Hardback, 163 pages

ISBN

9783864422003

Languages

German, English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 28-29 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Unikate in Serie / Unique Pieces in Series Butin, Hubertus  2017

Publisher

The National Gallery in Prague, Prague (2017)

Details

Softcover, 205 pages

ISBN

9788070356463

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 122 
Illustrated: p. 123 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter Elger, Dietmar / Fajt, Jiří   2017

Publisher

Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln (2017)

Editor

Dziewior, Yilmaz / Kersting, Rita

Details

Softcover, 70 pages

ISBN

9783960980940

Languages

German, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkDiscussed: pp. 65-66, IV-V 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter: Neue Bilder / New Paintings   2017

Publisher

Edition Folkwang / Steidl, Göttingen (2017)

Editor

Museum Folkwang

Details

Softcover, 63 pages

ISBN

9783958293564

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 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: p. 107 
Illustrated: p. 106 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter: Über Malen / Frühe Bilder   2017

Publisher

Wako Works of Art Co., Ltd, Tokyo (2016)

Details

Softcover, 79 pages

ISBN

9784902070460

Languages

Japanese, English

Category

Collections
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 43, 79 
Gerhard Richter. 14 Panes of Glass for Toyoshima, dedicated to futility Elger, Dietmar / Hayashi, Sumi  2016

Publisher

Wako Works of Art Co., Tokyo (2015)

Details

Softcover, 71 pages

ISBN

9784902070453

Languages

Japanese, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 30 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter: Painting Shimizu, Minoru  2015

Publisher

Marian Goodman, London (2014)

Details

Hardback, 109 pages

ISBN

9780944219232

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 9 
Illustrated: p. 9 (colour) 

Exhibitions

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

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern (2014)

Editor

Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan / Olbricht, Thomas

Details

Hardback, 337 pages

ISBN

9783775735193

ISBN

3775735194

Language

English, English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 60 
Illustrated: p. 60 (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)

Editor

Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan / Olbricht, Thomas

Details

Hardback, 337 pages

ISBN

9783775735186

ISBN

3775735186

Language

German, German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 60 
Illustrated: p. 60 (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

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern (2014)

Editor

Obrist, Hans Ulrich

Details

Hardback, 188 pages

ISBN

9783906053158

ISBN

9783775738057

Language

English, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 184 
Illustrated: p. 84 (colour) 

Exhibitions

The catalogue Gerhard Richter. Pictures / Series accompanies Gerhard Richter’s exhibition at the Fondation Beyeler. The show is curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, a longstanding friend of Richter

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Gerhard Richter: Pictures / Series Didi-Huberman, Georges / Elger, Dietmar / Kono, Michiko / Obrist, Hans Ulrich / Schwarz, Dieter  2014

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern (2014)

Editor

Obrist, Hans Ulrich

Details

Hardback, 188 pages

ISBN

978-3775738040

ISBN

3775738045

Language

German, German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 183 
Illustrated: p. 84 (colour) 

Exhibitions

The catalogue Gerhard Richter. Bilder / Serien accompanies Gerhard Richter’s eponymous exhibition at the Fondation Beyeler. The show is curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, a longstanding friend of Richter

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Gerhard Richter: Bilder / Serien Didi-Huberman, Georges / Elger, Dietmar / Kono, Michiko / Obrist, Hans Ulrich / Schwarz, Dieter  2014

Publisher

Gagosian Gallery, London (2013)

Details

Hardback

ISBN

9781935263838

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkIllustrated: pp. 15, 20 (colour) 

Exhibitions

The exhibition catalogue Gerhard Richter. Tapestries was published to accompany the eponymous exhibition at the Gagosian Gallery in London

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Gerhard Richter. Tapestries Bonami, Francesco / Ratibor, Stefan  2013

Publisher

Harper Perennial, New York, NY (2013)

Details

Softcover, 411 pages

ISBN

978-0062230171

ISBN

0062230174

Language

English, English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 228 
This Explains Everything. Deep, Beautiful, and Elegant Theories of How the World Works Brockman, John / Diamond, Jared / Dawkins, Richard / Taleb, Nassim / Eno, Brian / Pinker, Steven / Obrist, Hans-Ulrich  2013

Publisher

Black Dog Publishing, London (2013)

Details

Softcover, 235 pages

ISBN

9781908966308

ISBN

1908966300

Language

English, English

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 182 

Exhibitions

Interruption. 30th Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Art Cullen, Deborah / Šivavec, Nevenka / Grafenauer, Petja / Vodopivec, Yasmín Martín / Szőke, Annamária  2013

Publisher

Walther König, Köln (2013)

Details

Hardback, 79 pages

ISBN

9783863354534

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 34 
Illustrated: p. 33 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Streifen & Glas Schwarz, Dieter / Storr, Robert  2013

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. 299 
Illustrated: p. 194 (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)

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. 194, 299 

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

Wako Works of Art, Tokyo (2012)

Details

Hardback, 64 pages

ISBN

9784902070415

Languages

English, Japanese

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkIllustrated: pp. 24, 28 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter: Strip Paintings and 8 Glass Panels Hayashi, Sumi  2012

Publisher

Tate Publishing, London (2011)

Details

Softcover, 288 pages

ISBN

1854379453

ISBN

978-1854379450

Language

English, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 299 
Illustrated: p. 194 (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

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern-Ruit (2008)

Details

Hardback, 144 pages

ISBN

9783775723442

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 100 

Exhibitions

The catalogue was published to coincide with the exhibition Gerhard Richter: 4900 Colours at the Serpentine Gallery in London in 2008

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Gerhard Richter. 4900 Colours Buchloh, Benjamin H. D. / Gidal, Peter / Pelzer, Birgit / Peyton-Jones, Julia / Obrist, Hans Ulrich  2008

Publisher

Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit (2008)

Details

Hardback, 160 pages

ISBN

3775722483

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 91 (colour) 

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
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 91 (colour) 

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

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

Details

Hardback, Softcover, 340 pages

ISBN

189102437X

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 233 (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
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 233 (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

Issue

01 January 1993, Vol. 35

Details

Softcover, 164 pages

ISBN

3907509854

Languages

German, English

Category

Online Publications
ArtworkDiscussed: pp. 45-48, 49-54 
Illustrated: pp. 50-51 (colour) 
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Parkett 35: Gerhard Richter Blum, Peter / Burckhardt, Jacqueline / Curiger, Bice / Graffenried, Dieter von / Keller, Walter  1993

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Language

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Category

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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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