Text. Writings, Interviews and Letters. 1961-2007

Author Richter, Gerhard / Elger, Dietmar / Obrist, Hans Ulrich
Date 2009
Publisher Thames and Hudson, London
Details Hardback, 600 pages
ISBN 9780500093467
Language English

The book Gerhard Richter. Text. Writings, Interviews and Letters. 1961-2007 presents a selection of Richter’s writings, including personal notes, public statements, interviews and letters. The text relates to all the important stages of his career: his photo paintings, his colour charts, the monochrome paintings and his abstract works.
The book offers the possibility to learn more about the artist’s development, his intentions and techniques. Numerous photographs and a comprehensive appendix provide background information that illuminate Richter’s art and demonstrate his position in the art world.

A German edition of the book has been published by Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne in 2008.