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.

Gelbgrün
Yellow-Green

1982 2 parts, in total: 260 cm x 400 cm Catalogue Raisonné: 492

Oil on canvas

Sotheby's, London, UK: 07 March 2018

Estimate: GBP 7,000,000 – 10,000,000 USD 9,677,500 – 13,825,000
Sold For:
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USD 15,092,231

This artwork was shown in the following exhibitions:

This artwork is included in the following publications:

Title Author Date

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern (2014)

Details

Hardback, 336 pages

ISBN

9783775739061

ISBN

3775739068

Language

German, German

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 86 
Illustrated: pp. 92-93 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Published to accompany the exhibition 40 | 10. 40 Jahre Sammlung – 10 Jahre Museum Frieder Burda, this catalogue looks at Burda’s collecting activities over the last 40 years

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40 / 10: 40 Jahre Sammlung - 10 Jahre Museum Frieder Burda Adriani, Götz / Burda, Frieder / Irrgang, Judith / Kugelmann, Anke / Müller, Hans-Joachim / Pehnt, Wolfgang / Schwarz, Katrin  2014

Publisher

British Museum Press, London (2014)

Details

Hardback, 192 pages

ISBN

9780714126906

ISBN

071412690X

Language

English, English

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 147-148 

Exhibitions

Germany Divided. Baselitz and his Generation. From the Duerckheim Collection Stonard, John-Paul / MacGregor, Neil  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. 129, 136, 290, 298 
Illustrated: p. 147 (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. 13, 128, 289, 298 
Illustrated: p. 147 (colour) 

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

Tate Publishing, London (2011)

Details

Softcover, 288 pages

ISBN

1854379453

ISBN

978-1854379450

Language

English, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 128, 289, 298 
Illustrated: p. 147 (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

University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL (2009)

Details

Hardback, 408 pages

ISBN

9780226203232

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 268 

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

Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit (2008)

Details

Hardback, 184 pages

ISBN

9783775721363

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 165 
Illustrated: pp. 112, 113 (colour) 

Exhibitions

The catalogue Gerhard Richter: Bilder aus privaten Sammlungen was published to coincide with exhibitions in Baden-Baden, Beijing, Edinburgh, Vienna and Duisburg in 2008 and 2009

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Gerhard Richter. Bilder aus privaten Sammlungen Adriani, Götz / Schwarz, Dieter  2008

Publisher

DuMont, Köln (2008)

Details

Softcover, 415 pages

ISBN

9783832190651

Language

German

Category

Monographs

Notes

Corrected and extended new edition.

ArtworkMentioned: pp. 289-290, 299 

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

DuMont, Köln (2002)

Details

Hardback, 420 pages

ISBN

9783832158484

Language

German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 324, 337 

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

Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit (1996)

Details

Hardback, 311 pages

ISBN

3893228608

Languages

English, German

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 288 
Illustrated: p. 81 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter, Sigmar Polke, Arnulf Rainer. Sammlung Frieder Burda = Collection Frieder Burda Poetter, Jochen / Brehm, Margrit / Möckel, Birgit  1996
Gerhard Richter. Bilder = Paintings 1962 - 1985 Harten, Jürgen / Hering, Karl-Heinz / Honisch, Dieter / Loock, Ulrich / Ronte, Dieter / Elger, Dietmar  1986

Publisher

Documenta, Kassel (1982)

Details

Softcover

ISBN

3920453026

Languages

English, German

Category

Group Exhibitions

Notes

Published in 2 Volumes

ArtworkMentioned: p. 400 

Exhibitions

Documenta 7 Bos, Saskia  1982

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