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.

Zehn große Farbtafeln
Ten Large Colour Charts

1966 10 parts, in total: 250 cm x 950 cm Catalogue Raisonné: 144

Enamel paint on canvas

Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany



This artwork was shown in the following exhibitions:

This artwork is included in the following publications:

Title Author Date

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Berlin (2017)

Details

Hardback, 656 pages

ISBN

9783775719797

Languages

German, English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 13, 41 
Gerhard Richter. Catalogue Raisonné. Volume 2: 1968 - 1976, nos. 198 - 388 Elger, Dietmar  2017

Publisher

The National Gallery in Prague, Prague (2017)

Details

Softcover, 205 pages

ISBN

9788070356463

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 27-28 
Discussed: p. 22 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter Elger, Dietmar / Fajt, Jiří   2017

Publisher

Duke University Press, Durham (2017)

Details

Softcover, 163 pages

ISBN

9780822370017

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 49, 99-100 
Unconsolable Contemporary: Observing Gerhard Richter Rabinow, Paul  2017

Publisher

Edition Folkwang / Steidl, Göttingen (2017)

Editor

Museum Folkwang

Details

Softcover, 63 pages

ISBN

9783958293564

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 25, 44 
Discussed: pp. 29-30 

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. 23 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter: Über Malen / Frühe Bilder   2017

Publisher

Routledge, Abingdon (2016)

Details

Hardback, 244 pages

ISBN

9781472409560

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 147, 149 
Discussed: pp. 137-143 
The Artwork of Gerhard Richter. Painting, critical theory and cultural transformation Ansted, Darryn  2016

Publisher

Wienand Verlag, Krefeld (2016)

Editor

Hentschel, Martin

Details

Hardback, 558 pages

ISBN

9783868323290

Languages

German, English

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 200, 428 

Exhibitions

Das Abenteuer unserer Sammlung Kunst nach 1945 aus den Kunstmuseen Krefeld Hentschel, Martin / Holzhey, Magdalena / Janzen, Thomas / Martin, Sylvia  2016

Publisher

Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center, Moscow (2016)

Editor

Allenova, Ekaterina / d'Amora, Delphine

Details

Softcover, 151 pages

ISBN

9785905110818

Languages

Russian, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 21, 37, 38, 48, 59 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter: Abstraction and Appearance Moorhouse, Paul  2016

Publisher

Wienand Verlag, Köln (2016)

Editor

Groos, Ulrike / Froitzheim, Eva-Marina

Details

Softcover, 168 pages

ISBN

9783868323412

Languages

German, English

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkDiscussed: pp. 34, 39 

Exhibitions

[un]erwartet. Kunst des Zufalls   2016

Publisher

Kerber Verlag, Bielefeld (2016)

Editor

Müller-Schareck, Maria

Details

Softcover, 300 pages

ISBN

9783735602787

Language

German

Category

Collections
ArtworkMentioned: p. 122 
Discussed: p. 125 
Wolke & Kristall - Die Sammlung Dorothee und Konrad Fischer   2016

Publisher

Wienand Verlag, Köln (2015)

Editor

Zechlin, René

Details

Hardback, 288 pages

ISBN

9783868323030

Languages

German, English

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 176 

Exhibitions

Wie leben? Zukunftsbilder von Malewitsch bis Fujimoto Banz, Claudia / Franze, Jana / Kiefer, Theresia / Leinfelder, Reinhold / Zinfert, Maria / Scheja, Yvonne / Tietenberg, Annette  2015

Publisher

Dominique Lévy, New York (2015)

Details

Hardback, 140 pages

ISBN

9781944379018

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkDiscussed: pp. 13-14, 20, 115, 127-128 
Illustrated: pp. 18 (b/w), 8-9, 87, 118 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter: Colour Charts Elger, Dietmar / Butin, Hubertus / Mansoor, Jaleh  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: p. 112 
Discussed: pp. 34-35 
Illustrated: p. 34 (b/w) 

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. 112 
Discussed: pp. 34-35 
Illustrated: p. 34 (b/w) 

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)

Editor

Godfrey, Mark / Serota, Nicholas / Brill, Dorothée / Morineau, Camille

Details

Hardback, 305 pages

ISBN

9783791351896

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 288, 289 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter: Panorama: Retrospektive 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
ArtworkMentioned: p. 12 
Illustrated: p. 13 (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

Marsilio, Venezia (2011)

Details

Softcover, 219 pages

ISBN

9788831711128

Language

Italian

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 23, 141, 181, 190 
Discussed: pp. 163-165, 168-173, 174-176, 185-186, 192 
Illustrated: p. 171 (colour) 
Il bordo del mondo: La forma sguardo nella pittura di Gerhard Richter Garbin, Emanuele  2011

Publisher

University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL (2009)

Details

Hardback, 408 pages

ISBN

9780226203232

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 111, 113, 119, 221, 231, 251, 257 
Discussed: p. 150 

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

Dia Art Foundation / Richter Verlag (2009)

Editor

Cooke, Lynne / Kelly, Karen

Details

Hardback, 207 pages

ISBN

9783937572512

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned 
Discussed 
Illustrated (b/w) 
Blinky Palermo: To the People of New York City   2009

Publisher

DuMont, Köln (2008)

Details

Softcover, 415 pages

ISBN

9783832190651

Language

German

Category

Monographs

Notes

Corrected and extended new edition.

ArtworkMentioned: pp. 142, 188 
Discussed: pp. 166, 167, 169 

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

MER. Paper Kunsthalle, Gent (2008)

Details

Softcover, 101 pages

ISBN

9789076979533

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 26, 96 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Panorama Lambrecht, Luk / Leen, Frederik / Storr, Robert  2008

Publisher

Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln (2007)

Details

Softcover, 144 pages

ISBN

9783865602985

Languages

German, English

Category

Monographs

Notes

This book documents Gerhard Richter's abstract, stained-glass window for Germany's historic Cologne Cathedral.

ArtworkMentioned: p. 73 
Illustrated: pp. 65, 66 (colour) 

The book Gerhard Richter. Zufall. The Cologne Cathedral Window, and 4900 Colours examines the creative process behind Richter’s work at Cologne Cathedral [CR: 900]

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Gerhard Richter. Zufall. Das Kölner Domfenster und 4900 Farben = The Cologne Cathedral Window, and 4900 Colours Diederich, Stephan / Schock-Werner, Barbara / Butin, Hubertus / Pelzer, Birgit  2007

Publisher

Kulturstiftung der Länder Kunststiftung NRW, Düsseldorf (2007)

Details

Softcover, 78 pages

ISBN

9783926154880

Language

German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 22 
Illustrated: p. 26 (colour) 

This issue of the Patrimonia series was published on the occasion of the acquisition of the Silicate series [CR: 885/1-4] by Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen in 2005

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Gerhard Richter. Silikat (Patrimonia 322) Zweite, Armin  2007

Publisher

Wako Works of Art, Tokyo (2005)

Details

Hardback, 279 pages

ISBN

4473032558

Language

Japanese

Category

Monographs

Notes

Revised edition of "Texte. Schriften und Interviews", first published in 1993.

ArtworkIllustrated: p. 16 (colour) 
Texte: Schriften und Interviews: Revised and Enlarged Edition Richter, Gerhard / Shimizu, Minoru  2005

Publisher

Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit / Museum Franz Gertsch, Burgdorf (2005)

Details

Hardback, 96 pages

ISBN

9783775715836

Languages

German, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 86, 87 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Ohne Farbe = Without Color Spieler, Reinhard / Gelshorn, Julian / Kania, Elke / Krystof, Doris  2005

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: pp. 12, 48, 68 
Discussed: pp. 50-52, 54-56 
Illustrated: pp. 122-125 (colour) 

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. 11, 51, 69, 257 
Illustrated: pp. 122, 123 (colour) 

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
Gerhard Richter: Editions 1965-2004   2004

Publisher

DuMont, Köln (2002)

Details

Hardback, 420 pages

ISBN

9783832158484

Language

German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 156 
Discussed: pp. 185, 186, 188 

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

Insel-Verlag, Frankfurt a. M. (1998)

Details

Softcover, 172 pages

ISBN

345833937X

Language

German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 57, 58 
Gerhard Richter, 18. Oktober 1977. Eine Kunst-Monographie Hemken, Kai-Uwe  1998

Publisher

Yale University Press, New Haven (1997)

Details

Hardback, 208 pages

ISBN

0300069758

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 160 
On Abstract Art Fer, Briony  1997

Publisher

Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit (1996)

Details

Hardback, 311 pages

ISBN

3893228608

Languages

English, German

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkDiscussed: pp. 37, 47 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter, Sigmar Polke, Arnulf Rainer. Sammlung Frieder Burda = Collection Frieder Burda Poetter, Jochen / Brehm, Margrit / Möckel, Birgit  1996

Publisher

Tate Publishing, London (1991)

Details

144 pages

ISBN

9781854370846

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 27-28 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter Rainbird, Sean / Severne, Judith  1991

Publisher

DuMont, Köln (1989)

Details

Hardback, 544 pages

ISBN

3770123727

Language

German

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkDiscussed: pp. 215 - 216, 218 

Exhibitions

Bilderstreit. Widerspruch, Einheit und Fragment in der Kunst seit 1960 Gohr, Siegfried / Gachnang, Johannes  1989

Publisher

Prestel, München (1989)

Details

Softcover, 291 pages

ISBN

3791309196

Language

German

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 250 
Illustrated: p. 184 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Neue Figurationen. Deutsche Malerei 1960-88 Krens, Thomas / Govan, Michael / Thompson, Joseph / Klotz, Heinrich / Peters, Hans Albert / Vitali, Christoph  1989

Publisher

Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam (1989)

Details

Softcover, 166 pages

ISBN

9069180464

Languages

Dutch, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 21, 22, 23, 24 
Illustrated: p. 23 (b/w) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter 1988/89 Schampers, Karel / Tilroe, Anna / Buchloh, Benjamin H. D.  1989
Refigured Painting. The German Image 1960-88 Krens, Thomas / Govan, Michael / Thompson, Joseph  1988

Publisher

Marian Goodman Gallery / Sperone Westwater, New York, NY (1987)

Details

Softcover, 46 pages

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 5, 6 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Paintings Rorimer, Anne / Zacharopoulos, Denys  1987
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. 56 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter Buchloh, Benjamin H. D.  1977

Publisher

Museum Folkwang, Essen (1972)

Details

Hardback, 154 pages

Languages

Italian, German, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 39 
Illustrated: p. 60 (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
ArtworkMentioned: p. 12 
Illustrated: p. 119 (b/w) 

Exhibitions

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

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