Gerhard Richter: Painting After All

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

04 March 2020 – 05 July 2020

Wolkenstudie (Gegenlicht)
Study for Clouds (Contre-jour)

1970 80 cm x 100 cm Catalogue Raisonné: 276

Oil on canvas

Sotheby's, London, UK: 26 June 2002

Estimate: GBP 300,000 – 500,000 USD 437,317 – 728,863
Sold For:
GBP 1,986,650
USD 3,028,430

This artwork is based on an image included in Atlas:

This artwork was shown in the following exhibitions:

This artwork is included in the following publications:

Title Author Date

Publisher

Pace, London (2015)

Details

Hardback, 263 pages

ISBN

9781909406162

Language

English

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 110, 259 
Illustrated: p. 111 (colour) 

Exhibitions

A Strong, Sweet Smell of Incense. A Portrait of Robert Fraser Clarke, Brian / Vyner, Harriet  2015

Publisher

Walther König, Köln (2013)

Details

Hardback, 79 pages

ISBN

9783863354534

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 29, 30 

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. 207 

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. 85, 86, 207 

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. 14 (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

Hazan, Vanves (2010)

Details

334 pages

ISBN

2754100644

Language

French

Category

Monographs
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 138 (colour) 
Gerhard Richter Elger, Dietmar  2010

Publisher

Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit (2008)

Details

Hardback, 230 pages

Languages

Chinese, German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 95 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter: Bilder 1963 – 2007 is the catalogue published to coincide with the exhibition at the National Art Museum in Beijing in 2008

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Gerhard Richter. Bilder 1963 - 2007 Adriani, Götz / Elger, Dietmar  2008

Publisher

Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit (2008)

Details

Hardback, 184 pages

ISBN

9783775721363

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 170 
Illustrated: p. 84 (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

Prestel Verlag, München (2007)

Details

Hardback, 128 pages

ISBN

9783791338590

Language

German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 14 (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  2007

Publisher

Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln (2006)

Details

Softcover, 119 pages

ISBN

9783865601223

Language

English

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 76 
Illustrated: p. 77 (colour) 

Exhibitions

From Caspar David Friedrich to Gerhard Richter, German Paintings from Dresden is the catalogue published on the occasion of the eponymous exhibitions at The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles in 2006

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From Caspar David Friedrich to Gerhard Richter. German Paintings from Dresden at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles Biedermann, Heike / Bischoff, Ulrich / Dalbajewa, Birgit  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
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 148 (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
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 148 (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

Publisher

Tankosha Publishing, Kyoto (2005)

Details

Hardback, 174 pages

ISBN

4473032698

Language

Japanese

Category

Solo Exhibitions

Notes

With DVD.

ArtworkIllustrated: p. 44 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter Zweite, Armin / Shimizu, Minoru / Hayashi, Michio / Sugawara, Norio / Hatakeyama, Naoya / Elger, Dieter / Ohashi, Hiromi / Kitade, Chieko / Hayashi, Sumi  2005

Publisher

Gli Ori, Prato (1999)

Details

Softcover, 205 pages

ISBN

8887700079

Languages

Italian, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 16, 17, 30 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter Corà, Bruno / Buchloh, Benjamin H. D. / Chevrier, Jean Francois / Moscati, Italo  1999
Gerhard Richter. Bilder = Paintings 1962 - 1985 Harten, Jürgen / Hering, Karl-Heinz / Honisch, Dieter / Loock, Ulrich / Ronte, Dieter / Elger, Dietmar  1986

In

Wolkenkratzer Art Journal

Issue

Apr-Jun 1985, pp. 34–41

ISBN

0176-2834

Language

German

Category

Online Publications
ArtworkIllustrated: pp. 38-39 (colour) 
Gerhard Richter. Malen ist eine moralische Handlung Dickhoff, Wilfried  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. 33 (colour) 
Gerhard Richter Loock, Ulrich / Zacharopoulos, Denys / Elger, Dietmar  1985

Publisher

Museum Folkwang, Essen (1972)

Details

Hardback, 154 pages

Languages

Italian, German, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 42 

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

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