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Gerhard Richter 'Weiß (White)', 1988

"In the case of the abstractions, I get vague notions of pictures that are just asking to be painted. That’s how it starts, but nearly always the result is not at all what I imagined." Gerhard Richter’s artistic process is one of seeking rather than finding, building his canvas through sumptuous layers and gestures of paint. 'Weiß', 1988, is an exemplary example from this canonical Abstraktes Bild series. Peter Sumner, director and head of Contemporary Art in London presents Gerhard Richter's 'Weiß (White)', a highlight from the Contemporary Art Evening Sale on 16 October 2013.

Tags: Contemporary Art , Gerhard Richter , London Evening Sale , Abstract Art , 1980s

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