Domecke I (Cathedral Corner I)

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    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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Domecke I (Cathedral Corner I)

1998
Cibachrome print, mounted between Plexiglas (as issued), the full sheet,
78 x 55 x 2 cm (30 3/4 x 21 5/8 x 3/4 in.)
signed, dated '1998' and numbered 9/60 in black felt-tip pen on the reverse (there were also 6 artist's proofs in Roman numerals), published by the artist, unframed.

Estimate
£10,000 - 15,000 

sold for £11,250

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Evening & Day Editions

London Auction 22 January 2015 2pm & 6pm