Gerhard Richter

Chance Process and Chance Effects

2011 Aline Guillermet 17 min 38 sec

Chance Process and Chance Effects in Gerhard Richter's Overpainted Photographs
Aline Guillermet

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

Aline Guillermet examines the role of chance in Richter's œuvre, focusing on his overpainted photographs in particular. She researches Gerhard Richter's paintings with regards to mimesis.

Dr Aline Guillermet received her PhD in Art History and Theory from the University of Essex in 2015. Her research interests include postwar German art, the impact of technology on contemporary painting, and digital art. Aline has held a Helena Rubinstein Fellowship in Critical Studies at the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program in New York (2012-13) and a Teaching Fellowship at the University of Essex (2015-16). She currently co-convenes the Digital Art Faculty Research Group at CRASSH (2017-18).