Gerhard Richter. Eight Gray

Author Buchloh, Benjamin H. D.
Date 2002
Publisher Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York, NY
Details Hardback, 128 pages
ISBN 0892072636
Language English

Catalogue accompanying the exhibition Gerhard Richter. Eight Gray at the Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, Germany.


This exhibition catalogue for the Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin details Richter’s experiments with glass and mirrors, and their relationship to painting. Alluding to a modern interpretation of the momento mori, he tackles the apparent nothingness, the void through his large grey mirror pieces. Nearly 50 drawings from 1965 to the present, as well as studies for the Berlin installation have been included.


This publication concludes with an essay by Richter expert Benjamin H.D. Buchloh.

The following artworks are mentioned, discussed or illustrated in the book:

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