Gerhard Richter

Gerhard Richter: Artist Books

2014Hans Ulrich Obrist4 mins 23 sec

Hans Ulrich Obrist discusses Gerhard Richter's Artist's Books in the framework of the exhibition Bilder / Serien, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen, Switzerland, 2014.

 

Bilder / Serien

Fondation Beyeler, Riehen, Switzerland

18 May - 07 September 2014

8 related publications

Title Author Date

Publisher

Galerie h, Hannover (1966)

Details

Softcover, 20 pages

Language

German

Category

Artist's Books

Exhibitions

Designed by Sigmar Polke and Gerhard Richter, this artist's book was published on the occasion of the exhibition held at the Gallery h, Hannover in 1966

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Polke / Richter Richter, Gerhard / Polke, Sigmar  1966

Publisher

Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln (1998)

Details

Softcover, 266 pages

ISBN

3883753386

Languages

German, English

Category

Artist's Books

From the author's note to the 1980 Nova Scotia Press edition: "In the Summer of 1978 I took photographs of the surface of an oil sketch on canvas

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Gerhard Richter. 128 Fotos von einem Bild (WVZ: 432-5) ; Halifax 1978 = 128 Details from a Picture Richter, Gerhard  1998

Publisher

Scalo, Zürich (1996)

Details

Hardback, 152 pages

ISBN

393114142X

Language

English

Category

Artist's Books

This work contains 69 different details of the surface of one abstract painting, photographed head-on. At first glance the fragmented topography suggests that Richter followed a specific plan

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Gerhard Richter. Abstract Painting 825-11. 69 Details Richter, Gerhard / Obrist, Hans Ulrich  1996

Publisher

Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln (2011)

Details

Hardback, 142 pages

ISBN

9783865609243

Language

German

Category

Artist's Books

The artist's book Gerhard Richter. Eis shows photographs taken by Gerhard Richter on a trip to Greenland in 1972: snowy mountains, ice floes, the vastness of the sea laden with chunks of ice, unspoiled nature

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Gerhard Richter. Eis Richter, Gerhard  2011

Publisher

Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden (2013)

Details

Softcover, 118 pages

ISBN

9783932264429

Language

German

Category

Artist's Books

Notes

Series "Schriften des Gerhard Richter Archiv Dresden ; vol. 11"

Gerhard Richter. Bücher is the first publication that exclusively addresses Gerhard Richter’s artist’s books. Starting with a brief introduction to the history of the genre, Dieter Schwarz proceeds to analyse Richter’s diverse publications

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Gerhard Richter. Bücher Obrist, Hans Ulrich / Schwarz, Dieter / Richter, Gerhard / Elger, Dietmar  2013

Publisher

Walther König, Köln (2013)

Details

Hardback, 344 pages

ISBN

978-3863350420

Language

English

Category

Artist's Books

The artist's book War Cut, designed by Gerhard Richter focuses on Abstract Painting [CR: 648-2] of 1987, which is located at Musée d'art moderne de la ville de Paris

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Gerhard Richter. War Cut Richter, Gerhard  2013

Publisher

Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln (2008)

Details

Hardback, 395 pages

ISBN

9783865605030

Language

German

Category

Artist's Books

Gerhard Richter's artist's book Wald assembles 285 photographs that he has taken since 2005 in a deciduous forest close to Cologne. Almost all the photographs were taken during the autumn and winter months

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Gerhard Richter. Wald Richter, Gerhard  2008

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern (2014)

Editor

Obrist, Hans Ulrich

Details

Hardback, 188 pages

ISBN

978-3775738040

ISBN

3775738045

Language

German, German

Category

Solo Exhibitions

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