Gerhard Richter

A Curtain of Trees

2011Mark Godfrey26 min 27 sec

A Curtain of Trees
Mark Godfrey

Panorama: New Perspectives on Richter
Symposium at Tate Modern, London, UK
21 October 2011

Mark Godfrey examines the parallels that can be drawn between Richter's abstract works and appearances in nature. Richter's perception of nature is hereby linked to historical aspects.

Mark Godfrey is a curator at Tate Modern and co-curated the exhibition Gerhard Richter: Panorama with Nicholas Serota. In 2007 he published the book Abstraction and the Holocaust with Yale University Press.