Gerhard Richter: Modern Times (Artist Rooms)

Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (mima), Middlesbrough, UK

28 August 2009 – 15 November 2009

Zwei Skulpturen für einen Raum von Palermo
Two Sculptures for a Room by Palermo

1971 2 parts, each: 174 cm x 20,3 cm x 25,4 cm (with base) Catalogue Raisonné: 297-1

Plaster, oil painted grey, on wooden bases

The sculptures depict Gerhard Richter (left) and Blinky Palermo (right).

Sotheby's, London, UK: 22 June 2006

Estimate: GBP 400,000 – 600,000 USD 738,000 – 1,107,000
Sold For:
GBP 624,000
USD 1,151,280

Artist Room Collection, Tate, London and National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, UK



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. 26, 53, 154, 155, 175 
The Richter Interviews Obrist, Hans Ulrich / Richter, Gerhard  2019

Publisher

Duke University Press, Durham (2017)

Details

Softcover, 163 pages

ISBN

9780822370017

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 53 
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. 730 
Robert Storr: Interviews on Art Storr, Robert  2017

Publisher

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

Details

Softcover, 79 pages

ISBN

9784902070460

Languages

Japanese, English

Category

Collections
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 29, 36, 71, 74 
Gerhard Richter. 14 Panes of Glass for Toyoshima, dedicated to futility Elger, Dietmar / Hayashi, Sumi  2016

Publisher

Walther König, Köln (2014)

Details

Hardback, 267 pages

ISBN

9783902947079

Language

German

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned 

Exhibitions

Musée à vendre pour cause de faillite, discours. Werke und Dokumente aus der Herbert Foundation und mumok im Dialog Badura-Triska, Eva / Fuchs, Rainer / Kraus, Karola / Krystof, Doris / Stemmrich, Gregor  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
ArtworkDiscussed: pp. 68-70 
Illustrated: p. 69 (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
ArtworkDiscussed: pp. 69-70 
Illustrated: p. 69 (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: pp. 94-95 

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. 95 

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

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. 73, 286, 291 
Illustrated: p. 287 (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: p. 286 
Illustrated: pp. 286, 291 (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

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern-Ruit (2011)

Details

Hardback, 192 pages

ISBN

9783775726399

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 61-62 
Gerhard Richter. Landscapes Butin, Hubertus / Bätschmann, Oskar / Elger, Dietmar  2011

Publisher

Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln (2011)

Details

Hardback, 862 pages

ISBN

9783863350567

Language

German

Category

Monographs

Notes

2nd ed.

ArtworkMentioned: p. 9 

The catalogue Gerhard Richter. Atlas displays 783 plates of Gerhard Richter’s Atlas. Atlas is a collection of photographs, newspaper cuttings and sketches, which the artist compiled and then arranged on single sheets

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Gerhard Richter. Atlas Friedel, Helmut  2011

Publisher

Marsilio, Venezia (2011)

Details

Softcover, 219 pages

ISBN

9788831711128

Language

Italian

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 202 
Discussed: pp. 16-18 
Il bordo del mondo: La forma sguardo nella pittura di Gerhard Richter Garbin, Emanuele  2011

Publisher

J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA (2011)

Details

Hardback, 176 pages

ISBN

9781606060407

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 114-116 
Illustrated: p. 116 (b/w) 

Gerhard Richter: Early Work, 1951–1972 is a collection of six essays, which were delivered at the symposium on the occasion of the exhibition From Caspar David Friedrich to Gerhard Richter: German Paintings from Dresden at the Getty Center, Los Angeles in 2007

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Gerhard Richter. Early Work 1951-1972 Mehring, Christine / Nugent, Jeanne / Seydl, Jon L. / Curley, John J. / Gillen, Eckhart J. / Gronert, Stefan / Elger, Dietmar / Lang, Karen  2011

Publisher

Hazan, Vanves (2010)

Details

334 pages

ISBN

2754100644

Language

French

Category

Monographs
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 149 (colour) 
Gerhard Richter Elger, Dietmar  2010

In

Art in America

Issue

October 2010, Vol. 98, No. 9, pp. 69–76

Language

English

Category

Essays
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 76 (colour) 
Reading Richter Storr, Robert  2010

Publisher

MIT Press, Cambridge, MA (2009)

Details

Hardback, Softcover, 188 pages

ISBN

9780262513128

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 76 (b/w) 
Gerhard Richter (October Files ; 8) Buchloh, Benjamin H. D. / Koch, Gertrud / Crow, Thomas / Pelzer, Birgit / Osborne, Peter / Foster, Hal / Meinhardt, Johannes / Haidu, Rachel  2009

Publisher

University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL (2009)

Details

Hardback, 408 pages

ISBN

9780226203232

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 197, 322 
Discussed: pp. 188-189 
Illustrated: pp. 186, 187 (colour) 

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
ArtworkDiscussed 
Illustrated (colour)
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. 217, 223, 226, 359 
Discussed: pp. 210-212 
Illustrated: pp. 210, 211 (colour) 

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

Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln (2006)

Details

Hardback, 862 pages

ISBN

9783883758015

Language

German

Category

Monographs

Notes

Encyclopedic new edition that completely revises and updates the 1997 edition and includes 147 additional plates.

ArtworkMentioned: p. 9 

At 864 pages, this monumental and comprehensive publication maps the ideas, processes, life and times of Gerhard Richter. Conceived and closely edited by Richter himself, Atlas cuts straight to the heart of the artist's work

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More Details
Gerhard Richter. Atlas Friedel, Helmut  2006

Publisher

Thames & Hudson, London (2006)

Details

Hardback, 862 pages

ISBN

9780500970171

Language

English

Category

Monographs

Notes

Encyclopedic new edition,which completely revises and updates the 1997 edition and includes 147 additional plates.

ArtworkMentioned: p. 9 

At 864 pages, this monumental and comprehensive publication maps the ideas, processes, life and times of Gerhard Richter. Conceived and closely edited by Richter himself, Atlas cuts straight to the heart of the artist's work

...
More Details
Gerhard Richter. Atlas Friedel, Helmut  2006

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostildern-Ruit (2006)

Details

Hardback, 224 pages

ISBN

9783775717243

Language

German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 70, 101 
Discussed: pp. 96-97 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Portraits is the first publication that focuses solely on Richter’s portraits, many of which have now gained both recognition and veneration across the globe

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Gerhard Richter. Portraits Gronert, Stefan / Butin, Hubertus  2006

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern-Ruit (2006)

Details

Hardback, 224 pages

ISBN

9783775717250

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 70, 96-97, 101 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Portraits is the first publication that focuses solely on Richter’s portraits, many of which have now gained both recognition and veneration across the globe

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Gerhard Richter. Portraits Gronert, Stefan / Butin, Hubertus  2006

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. 73-75 

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 

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: 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: pp. 249, 406 
Discussed: pp. 232, 233, 236, 242 
Illustrated: pp. 234, 235 (colour) 

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

Gli Ori, Prato (1999)

Details

Softcover, 205 pages

ISBN

8887700079

Languages

Italian, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkDiscussed: pp. 17, 30, 31 
Illustrated: p. 31 (b/w) 

Exhibitions

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

Publisher

DuMont, Köln (1997)

Details

Hardback, 312 pages

ISBN

978-3770143948

ISBN

3770143949

Language

German, German

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 303-306 

Exhibitions

Die Maler und ihre Skulpturen. Von Edgar Degas bis Gerhard Richter Finckh, Gerhard / Baumgärtel, Bettina  1997

Publisher

DuMont, Köln (1997)

Details

Softcover, 654 pages

ISBN

3770138694

ISBN

978-3770138692

Language

German, German

Category

Group Exhibitions

Notes

47. Berliner Festwochen in the Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, 07.09.1997-11.01.1998

ArtworkMentioned: pp. 551-552 

Exhibitions

Deutschlandbilder. Kunst aus einem geteilten Land Gillen, Eckhart  1997

In

October. Art, theory, criticism, politics

Issue

Winter 1996, Vol. 75, pp. 60–82

Publisher

MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass. (1996)

ISBN

0162-2870

Language

English

Category

Essays
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 66 (b/w) 
Read Essay
Divided Memory and Post-Traditional Identity. Gerhard Richter's Work of Mourning Buchloh, Benjamin H. D.  1996

Publisher

Oktagon, Stuttgart (1995)

Details

Hardback, 678 pages

ISBN

3927789747

Language

German

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 118 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Ernste Spiele. Der Geist der Romantik in der deutschen Kunst 1790-1990 Vitali, Christoph  1995

Publisher

Insel Verlag, Frankfurt a. M. (1993)

Details

Softcover, 277 pages

ISBN

3458165606

Language

German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 61 (b/w) 
Text: Schriften und Interviews Richter, Gerhard / Obrist, Hans Ulrich  1993

Publisher

Fundació Caixa de Pensions, Barcelona (1988)

Details

Softcover, 195 pages

ISBN

8476641540

Languages

Catalan, English

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 22 (b/w) 

Exhibitions

Punt de Confluència. Joseph Beuys, Düsseldorf 1962-1987 Wiese, Stephan von / Lissón, Mar  1988
Brennpunkt Düsseldorf, 1962-1987 Wiese, Stephan von  1987
Gerhard Richter. Bilder = Paintings 1962 - 1985 Harten, Jürgen / Hering, Karl-Heinz / Honisch, Dieter / Loock, Ulrich / Ronte, Dieter / Elger, Dietmar  1986

In

Artforum

Issue

May 1985, pp. 82–91

ISBN

0004-3532

Language

English

Category

Online Publications
ArtworkMentioned: p. 91 
Gerhard Richter. Painting as a Moral Act Bruggen, Coosje van  1985

Publisher

Silke Schreiber Verlag, München (1985)

Details

Hardback, 127 pages

ISBN

978-3-88960-003-5

ISBN

3-88960-003-4

Language

German, German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 28 (colour) 
Gerhard Richter Loock, Ulrich / Zacharopoulos, Denys / Elger, Dietmar  1985

Publisher

Padiglione d'Arte Contemporaneo, Milan (1982)

Details

Softcover, 24 pages

Language

Italian

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter Corà, Bruno  1982

Publisher

Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (1978)

Details

Softcover, 20 pages

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 6 (b/w) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Abstract paintings Fuchs, Rudolf Herman / Buchloh, Benjamin H. D.  1978

Publisher

Musée national d'art Moderne, Paris (1977)

Details

Softcover, 73 pages

ISBN

2858500290

Language

French

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 13 (b/w) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter Buchloh, Benjamin H. D.  1977
Europe in den Seventies. Aspects of Recent Art Speyer, A. James / Rorimer, Anne / Ammann, Jean-Christophe / Brown, David / Fuchs, Rudolf Herman  1977

Publisher

Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen (1975)

Details

Softcover, 108 pages

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 89-90 
Illustrated: p. 76 (b/w) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Bilder aus den Jahren 1962-1974 Grüterich, Marlis / Schneckenburger, Manfred  1975

Publisher

Museum Folkwang, Essen (1972)

Details

Hardback, 154 pages

Languages

Italian, German, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 43 
Illustrated: p. 57 (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. 131 (b/w) 

Exhibitions

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

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