Gerhard Richter: Paintings

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, USA

17 September 1988 – 27 November 1988

Zwei Grau übereinander
Two Greys, One upon the Other

1966 200 cm x 130 cm Catalogue Raisonné: 143-2

Enamel paint on canvas

Olbricht Collection



This artwork was shown in the following exhibitions:

This artwork is included in the following publications:

Title Author Date

Publisher

Prestel, München (2012)

Details

Hardback, 305 pages

ISBN

9783791351896

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 296 
Illustrated: p. 68 (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)

Details

Hardback, 304 pages

ISBN

978284426574X

Language

French

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 296 
Illustrated: p. 68 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Panorama. Rétrospective Godfrey, Mark / Serota, Nicholas / Brill, Dorothée / Morineau, Camille / Borchardt-Hume, Achim / Dickson, Amy / Haidu, Rachel / Mehring, Christine  2012

Publisher

Tate Publishing (2011)

Details

Softcover, 304 pages

ISBN

9781854379443

ISBN

9781854379450

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 296 
Illustrated: p. 68 (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

Actes Sud, Arles (2009)

Details

Hardback, 138 pages

ISBN

9782742782864

Language

French

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 26, 47 

Exhibitions

This catalogue was published on the occasion of the exhibition Richter en France at the Musée de Grenoble in 2009. Both the exhibition and catalogue are dedicated to works by Gerhard Richter that belong to public collections and museums in France

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Richter en France Tosatto, Guy / Criqui, Jean-Pierre / Storsve, Jonas  2009

Publisher

Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit (2008)

Details

Hardback, 160 pages

ISBN

3775722483

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkDiscussed: p. 136 

Exhibitions

The book was published on the occasion of the exhibition Gerhard Richter. Abstrakte Bilder at Museum Ludwig, Cologne and Haus der Kunst, Munich. The exhibitions were dedicated to Gerhard Richter’s abstract pictures

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Gerhard Richter. Abstrakte Bilder Wilmes, Ulrich / Buchloh, Benjamin H. D. / Söntgen, Beate / Stemmrich, Gregor  2008

Publisher

Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit (2008)

Details

Hardback, 160 pages

ISBN

9783775722490

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkDiscussed: p. 136 

Exhibitions

The book was published on the occasion of the exhibition Gerhard Richter. Abstrakte Bilder at Museum Ludwig, Cologne and Haus der Kunst, Munich. The exhibitions were dedicated to Gerhard Richter’s abstract pictures

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Gerhard Richter. Large Abstracts Wilmes, Ulrich / Buchloh, Benjamin H. D. / Söntgen, Beate / Stemmrich, Gregor  2008

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, 90, 91 

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, 323 pages

ISBN

3937572201

ISBN

3926154764

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 52, 257 
Illustrated: p. 121 (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

Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit (2002)

Details

Hardback, 127 pages

ISBN

3775712747

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 19 

Exhibitions

Catalogue accompanying the exhibition Gerhard Richter. Acht Grau at the Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, Germany. This exhibition catalogue for the Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin details Richter’s experiments with glass and mirrors

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Gerhard Richter. Acht Grau Buchloh, Benjamin H. D.  2002

Publisher

DuMont, Köln (2002)

Details

Hardback, 420 pages

ISBN

9783832158484

Language

German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 196 
Discussed: pp. 185, 186, 188 
Illustrated: p. 197 (b/w) 

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, Ostfildern-Ruit (1996)

Details

Hardback, 153 pages

ISBN

3775791000

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 133, 134 
Illustrated: p. 17 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Designed by the artist himself, this publication gives a rare insight into one of the most intensive work periods (1995–1996) of Richter’s life

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Gerhard Richter. 100 Pictures Obrist, Hans Ulrich / Pelzer, Birgit / Tosatto, Guy  1996

Publisher

Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit (1996)

Details

Hardback, 153 pages

ISBN

3893228519

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 134 
Illustrated: p. 17 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Designed by the artist himself, this publication gives a rare insight into one of the most intensive work periods (1995–1996) of Richter’s life

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Gerhard Richter. 100 Bilder Obrist, Hans Ulrich / Pelzer, Birgit / Tosatto, Guy  1996

Publisher

Franz Paludetto, Torino (1990)

Details

Hardback, 162 pages

Languages

Italian, English

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned 

Exhibitions

65 - 75. Aspetti e pratiche dell'arte europea Magnani, Gregorio  1990

Publisher

Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam (1989)

Details

Softcover, 166 pages

ISBN

9069180464

Languages

Dutch, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 160 
Illustrated: p. 45 (b/w) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter 1988/89 Schampers, Karel / Tilroe, Anna / Buchloh, Benjamin H. D.  1989

Publisher

Galerie nächst St. Stefan, Wien (1988)

Details

Softcover, 220 pages

ISBN

3854150563

Languages

English, German

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 115 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Abstrakte Malerei aus Amerika und Europa = Abstract Painting of America and Europe. Brice Marden, Gerhard Richter, Helmut Federle, Robert Mangold, Robert Ryman Schwarwälder, Rosemarie  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

Publisher

Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen (1986)

Details

Softcover, 118 pages

Language

German

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 88 (b/w) 

Exhibitions

Von zwei Quadraten. Wilhelm Hack zum Gedächtnis Gassen, Richard W. / Holeczek, Bernhard / Guderian, Dietmar  1986
Gerhard Richter. Bilder = Paintings 1962 - 1985 Harten, Jürgen / Hering, Karl-Heinz / Honisch, Dieter / Loock, Ulrich / Ronte, Dieter / Elger, Dietmar  1986

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.

ArtworkMentioned: p. 40 
Gerhard Richter Honnef, Klaus  1976

Publisher

Museum Folkwang, Essen (1972)

Details

Hardback, 154 pages

Languages

Italian, German, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 39 
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

1 related publication

Title Author Date

Publisher

Thames and Hudson, New York, NY (1988)

Details

Hardback, 160 pages

ISBN

0500014426

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions

Exhibitions

Exhibition catalogue by Roald Nasgaard, with an essay by I. Michael Danoff, and an interview with Gerhard Richter by Benjamin H. D. Buchloh, edited by Terry A. Neff

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Gerhard Richter. Paintings Neff, Terry A. / Nasgaard, Roald / Danoff, I. Michael / Buchloh, Benjamin H. D.  1988