Gerhard Richter. Zufall. 4900 Farben und Entwürfe zum Kölner Domfenster

Gerhard Richter: Chance – 4900 Colours and Designs for the Cologne Cathedral Window

Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany

25 August 2007 – 13 January 2008

4900 Farben
4900 Colours

2007 680 cm x 680 cm Catalogue Raisonné: 901

Lacquer on Alu Dibond

4900 Colours is composed of 196 panels, each of which consists of 25 squares. The panels can be arranged in 11 core configurations (each using all 196 panels), ranging from multiple smaller grid combinations of various sizes to just one large-scale work.

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La Collection de La Fondation Louis Vuitton pour la création, Paris, France



This artwork is included in the following publications:

Title Author Date

Publisher

Marian Goodman, London (2014)

Details

Hardback, 109 pages

ISBN

9780944219232

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 5 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Marian Goodman Gallery, London 2014 Buchloh, Benjamin H. D. / Schwarz, Dieter / Storr, Robert  2014

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern (2014)

Details

Hardback, 188 pages

ISBN

9783906053158

ISBN

9783775738057

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 16, 134, 187 
Discussed: pp. 32 - 33 
Illustrated: pp. 135 - 137 (colour) 

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)

Details

Hardback, 188 pages

ISBN

9783775738040

ISBN

9783906053141

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 17, 134, 187 
Discussed: pp. 32 - 33 
Illustrated: pp. 135 - 137 (colour) 

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

Sprengel Museum, Hannover (2013)

Details

Softcover, 84 pages

ISBN

9783891692295

ISBN

3891692293

Language

German

Category

Group Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 58 

Exhibitions

Purer Zufall. Unvorhergesehenes von Marcel Duchamp bis Gerhard Richter Krempel, Ulrich / Rist, Annerose / Schwarz, Isabelle  2013

Publisher

Walther König, Köln (2013)

Details

Hardback, 79 pages

ISBN

9783863354534

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 29 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Streifen & Glas Schwarz, Dieter / Storr, Robert  2013

Publisher

Prestel, München (2012)

Details

Hardback, 305 pages

ISBN

9783791351896

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 7, 11, 301 
Illustrated: p. 276 (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: pp. 7, 124, 202, 301 

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: pp. 7, 203, 301, 294 
Illustrated: p. 278 (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

Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit (2009)

Details

Softcover, 96 pages

ISBN

9783775724029

Language

German

Category

Monographs

Notes

Publications from the Gerhard Richter Archive Dresden, Volume 3

Gerhard Richter. Texte zu 4900 Farben is the German translation of the Gerhard Richter. 4900 Colours catalogue, which was published to coincide with the 4900 Colours exhibition at the Serpentine Gallery in London in 2008

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Gerhard Richter. Texte zu 4900 Farben Elger, Dietmar / Buchloh, Benjamin H. D. / Gidal, Peter / Pelzer, Birgit / Du Sautoy, Marcus  2009

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern-Ruit (2008)

Details

Hardback, 144 pages

ISBN

9783775723442

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 7, 8, 99 
Discussed: pp. 62 - 71, 87 - 99, 117 - 131 
Illustrated: p. 120 (colour) 

Exhibitions

The catalogue was published to coincide with the exhibition Gerhard Richter: 4900 Colours at the Serpentine Gallery in London in 2008

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Gerhard Richter. 4900 Colours Buchloh, Benjamin H. D. / Gidal, Peter / Pelzer, Birgit / Peyton-Jones, Julia / Obrist, Hans Ulrich  2008

Publisher

Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit (2008)

Details

Hardback, 160 pages

ISBN

3775722483

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 8 

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

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.

ArtworkDiscussed 
Illustrated: pp. 97, 98, 99 (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