Gerhard Richter - Evening Editions London Tuesday, February 26, 2013 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    Hubertus Butin 26

  • Catalogue Essay

    Based on the artist's photographs of wooden objects he made himself.

  • 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. 

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Neun Objekte

The complete portfolio of nine offset lithographs, including title page, on thin white cardboard, with full margins,
45.9 x 45.9 cm (18 1/8 x 18 1/8 in)
all signed, dated '69' and numbered 42/50 in pencil, published by Galerie Heiner Friedrich im Verlag G. v. Pape, Munich, a light brown moisture stain at the lower right corner of all sheets, pale time staining, otherwise all in good condition, contained in original cardboard slipcase.

£7,000 - 10,000 

Sold for £11,875

Evening Editions

27 February 2013