Gerhard Richter

Not the Picture but the Picturing

2011 Rosemary Hawker 12 min 58 sec

Not the Picture but the Picturing: Gerhard Richter's Glass Paintings and
the Photographic

Rosemary Hawker

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

Rosemary Hawker examines the role that photography plays in Richter's œuvre. She looks at associations with photography, which can be found even in Richter's most recent abstract paintings behind glass.

Rosemary Hawker is a lecturer for art theory at Griffith University, Australia. Her doctorate in art history concentrates on photography and on different aspects of representation in Gerhard Richter's œuvre.