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  • Artist Biography

    Gerhard Richter

    German • 1932

    One of the most influential living painters, 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’s oeuvre oscillates between unorthodoxy and realism, much to the delight of institutions and the market alike.  

    From his career start in 1962, Richter developed both his photorealist and abstracted languages side-by-side, producing voraciously and evolving his artistic style in rapid intervals. Many of Richter's paintings find themselves in the permanent collections of the world's most revered museums. 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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Haut II

2004
Screenprint and frequency modulated offset print in bluish grey, on heavy rag paper, with full margins.
framed 78.2 x 105.2 cm (30 3/4 x 41 3/8 in.)
Signed, titled, dated and numbered 25/60 in pencil (there were also 12 artist's proofs), published by Kunstmusem Bonn, contained in a pale wooden frame specified by the artist.

Estimate
£8,000 - 12,000 

Sold for £11,250

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London Auction 25 January 2018