Gerhard Richter - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale - Afternoon Session New York Tuesday, November 14, 2017 | Phillips

Create your first list.

Select an existing list or create a new list to share and manage lots you follow.

  • Provenance

    Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2006

  • Artist Biography

    Gerhard Richter

    German • 1932

    Powerhouse painter Gerhard Richter has been a key player in defining the formal and ideological agenda for painting in contemporary art. His instantaneously recognizable canvases literally and figuratively blur the lines of representation and abstraction. Uninterested in classification, Richter skates between unorthodoxy and realism, much to the delight of institutions and the market alike. 

    Richter's color palette of potent hues is all substance and "no style," in the artist's own words. From career start in 1962, Richter developed both his photorealist and abstracted languages side-by-side, producing voraciously and evolving his artistic style in short intervals. Richter's illusory paintings find themselves on the walls of the world's most revered museums—for instance, London’s Tate Modern displays the Cage (1) – (6), 2006 paintings that were named after experimental composer John Cage and that inspired the balletic 'Rambert Event' hosted by Phillips Berkeley Square in 2016. 

    View More Works

387

Snow White 18.12.05

signed and dated "Richter 18.12.05" lower right
acrylic and graphite on offset print
8 7/8 x 12 5/8 in. (22.5 x 32 cm.)
Executed in 2005, this work is from a series of 30 unique, dated variants plus 100 unique, numbered variants.

Estimate
$40,000 - 60,000 

Sold for $68,750

Contact Specialist
Rebekah Bowling
Head of Day Sale, Afternoon Session
New York
+ 1 212 940 1250
[email protected]

20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale - Afternoon Session

New York Auction 15 November 2017