Gerhard Richter: Atlas

Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA), Barcelona, Spain

23 April 1999 – 04 July 1999

Gerhard Richter's Atlas collection of motifs, including photographs, sketches and newspaper clippings, has been modified over the years and continually expanded.

This exhibition of Atlas displayed 641 sheets from the collection.

View the complete Atlas here.

Ausschnitt (Kreutz)
Detail (Kreutz)

1971 200 cm x 200 cm Catalogue Raisonné: 290

Oil on canvas

Sotheby's, London, UK: 15 October 2015

Estimate: GBP 1,800,000 – 25,000,000 USD 2,775,600 – 3,855,000
Sold For:
GBP 2,613,000 (incl. buyer’s premium)
USD 4,044,924

Christie's, London, UK: 16 February 2011

Estimate: GBP 1,200,000 – 1,800,000 USD 1,921,200 – 2,881,800
Sold For:
GBP 1,049,250 (incl. buyer’s premium)
USD 1,695,588

Christie's, New York, USA: 11 May 2004

Estimate: USD 800,000 – 1,200,000
Sold For:
USD 1,351,500 (incl. buyer’s premium)

Sammlung Würth, Künzelsau, Germany



This artwork is included in the following publications:

Title Author Date

Publisher

Duke University Press, Durham (2017)

Details

Softcover, 163 pages

ISBN

9780822370017

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 52, 60 
Unconsolable Contemporary: Observing Gerhard Richter Rabinow, Paul  2017

Publisher

Heni Publishing, London (2017)

Editor

Pietropaolo, Francesca

Details

Hardback, 925 pages

ISBN

9780993010354

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 732 
Robert Storr: Interviews on Art Storr, Robert  2017

Publisher

Swiridoff Verlag, Künzelsau (2016)

Editor

Weber, Sylvia

Details

Hardback, 319 pages

ISBN

9783899293388

Language

German

Category

Group Exhibitions

Notes

This illustrated book was published on the occasion of the exhibition "WWW. Wasser, Wolken, Wind - Elementar- und Wetterphänomene in Werken der Sammlung Würth".

Kunsthalle Würth, Schwäbisch Hall, 30.09.2016-18.06.2017

 

ArtworkMentioned: p. 35 
Illustrated: p. 52 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Wasser, Wolken, Wind. Elementar- und Wetterphänomene in Werken der Sammlung Würth   2016

Publisher

Bloomsbury Academic, London (2015)

Details

Hardback, 237 pages

ISBN

9781472589019

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 94 
The Art of Gerhard Richter. Hermeneutics, Images, Meaning Lotz, Christian  2015

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: pp. 113, 133-134 

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: pp. 113, 133 

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 (2013)

Details

Hardback, 638 pages

ISBN

9783775719803

Languages

English, German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 17 

As part of a comprehensive scholarly reassessment, art historian and director of the Gerhard Richter Archive Dresden Dietmar Elger published the third of five planned volumes of Gerhard Richter’s Catalogue Raisonné

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Gerhard Richter. Catalogue Raisonné. Volume 3: 1976 - 1987, nos. 389 - 651 Elger, Dietmar  2013

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. 86, 125 

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

Prestel, München (2011)

Details

Softcover, 128 pages

ISBN

9783791346168

Language

German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 41 (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

University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL (2009)

Details

Hardback, 408 pages

ISBN

9780226203232

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 184 

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

DuMont, Köln (2008)

Details

Softcover, 415 pages

ISBN

9783832190651

Language

German

Category

Monographs

Notes

Corrected and extended new edition.

ArtworkMentioned: p. 235 

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

Prestel Verlag, München (2007)

Details

Hardback, 128 pages

ISBN

9783791338590

Language

German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 41 (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

...
More Details
Gerhard Richter. Rot Gelb Blau. Die Gemälde für BMW Friedel, Helmut / Storr, Robert  2007

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. 55 

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
Gerhard Richter: Editionen 1965-2004 Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan  2004
Gerhard Richter: Editions 1965-2004   2004

Publisher

DuMont, Köln (2002)

Details

Hardback, 420 pages

ISBN

9783832158484

Language

German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: 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

...
More Details
Gerhard Richter, Maler Elger, Dietmar  2002

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern-Ruit (2002)

Details

Softcover, 183 pages

ISBN

3775712682

Languages

English, Italian

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 52, 140, 172 
Illustrated: p. 53 (colour) 

Exhibitions

L'immagine ritrovata: Pittura e fotografia dagli anni ottanta a oggi / The Image Regained: Painting and Photography from the Eighties to Today Franciollo, Marco / Grazioli, Elio / Schenini, Elio  2002

Publisher

Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Kawamura (2001)

Details

Hardback, 125 pages

Languages

English, Japanese

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 98 (b/w) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Atlas Numaba, Shin-Ichi / Friedel, Helmut  2001

Publisher

Gli Ori, Prato (1999)

Details

Softcover, 205 pages

ISBN

8887700079

Languages

Italian, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 18, 19, 31, 32, 82 
Illustrated: pp. 187 (b/w), 83 (colour) 

Exhibitions

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

Publisher

Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo (1999)

Details

Hardback, 123 pages

ISBN

8291430152

Languages

English, Norwegian

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 80 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Det umuliges kunst. Malerier 1964-1998 = The Art of the Impossible. Paintings 1964-1998 Nestegard, Jutta  1999

Publisher

Folio Verlag, Wien (1996)

Details

Softcover, 84 pages

ISBN

3852560403

Language

Italian

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkIllustrated (colour) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Pittura Weiermair, Peter / Siena, Pier Luigi  1996

Publisher

Folio-Verlag, Wien (1996)

Details

Softcover, 84 pages

ISBN

1881616835

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 84 
Illustrated: p. 43 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Paintings Weiermair, Peter / Siena, Pier Luigi  1996

Publisher

Folio Verlag, Wien (1996)

Details

Softcover, 84 pages

ISBN

3852560659

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkIllustrated (colour) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Malerei Weiermair, Peter / Siena, Pier Luigi  1996

Publisher

Skira, Milan (1995)

Details

Softcover, 108 pages

ISBN

8881180316

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkIllustrated: pp. Cover, 55 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Selected Works 1963-1987 Martino, Massimo  1995

Publisher

Insel Verlag, Frankfurt a. M. (1993)

Details

Softcover, 277 pages

ISBN

3458165606

Language

German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 85 
Text: Schriften und Interviews Richter, Gerhard / Obrist, Hans Ulrich  1993
Gerhard Richter. Bilder = Paintings 1962 - 1985 Harten, Jürgen / Hering, Karl-Heinz / Honisch, Dieter / Loock, Ulrich / Ronte, Dieter / Elger, Dietmar  1986

Publisher

Musée national d'art Moderne, Paris (1977)

Details

Softcover, 73 pages

ISBN

2858500290

Language

French

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 49 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter Buchloh, Benjamin H. D.  1977

Publisher

Verlag Aurel Bongers, Recklinghausen (1976)

Details

Hardback, 72 pages

ISBN

3764702877

Language

German

Category

Monographs

Notes

Monographien zur rheinisch-westfälischen Kunst der Gegenwart, Volume 50.

ArtworkDiscussed: p. 46 
Illustrated: p. 43 (colour) 
Gerhard Richter Honnef, Klaus  1976

Publisher

Museum Folkwang, Essen (1972)

Details

Hardback, 154 pages

Languages

Italian, German, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 11, 12, 43 
Illustrated: p. 61 (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

Publisher

Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf (1971)

Details

Softcover, 136 pages

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 129 (colour) 

Exhibitions

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

Detailed photographs of the artwork:

2 related publications

Title Author Date

Publisher

Museu d'Art Contemporani, Barcelona (2000)

Details

Softcover, 138 pages

ISBN

848977191X

Language

English

Category

Monographs

Notes

2nd edition

Exhibitions

Photography and Painting in the Work of Gerhard Richter. Four Essays on Atlas Rochlitz, Rainer / Buchloh, Benjamin H. D. / Chevrier, Jean-Francois / Zweite, Armin  2000

Publisher

Museu d'Art Contemporani, Barcelona (1999)

Details

Softcover, 263 pages

ISBN

8489771901

Languages

Spanish, Catalan

Category

Solo Exhibitions

Exhibitions

Fotografia I pintura en l'obra de Gerhard Richter. Quatre assajos a propòsit de l'Atlas = Fotografía y pintura en la obra de Gerhard Richter. Cuatro ensayos a propósito del Atlas Buchloh, Benjamin H. D. / Chevrier, Jean-François / Zweite, Armin / Rochlitz, Rainer  1999