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Gerhard Richter

[German Pop Artist, born in 1932]

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The Artist's Twitter Account   NEW!

Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Berlin
This space is now closed, but some information about past exhibitions remains online

Notable SiteGuggenheim Bilbao, Spain   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
Click "View all" to see a total of 4 works online

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Abstract Picture (Rhombus) (851-1), 1998

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut
Bildnis Holger Friedrich

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Untitled (No. 552-1), 1984

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
718-9 Abstract Painting

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Norway

Bibliotheque Nationale de France (in French)  
Elisabeth (I), 1966

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

De Pont Foundation for Contemporary Art, Netherlands
Click "works in collection"

Fonds Regional d'Art Contemporain (FRAC) Bourgogne, Dijon, France

Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland

Hammer Museum, California
Waterfall, 1997

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "R"

Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany
Ice 2, 2003
Haut II, 2004

Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany

Lenbach House, Munich, Germany (in German)  
Artworks from the site's databank: Select the artist in the "Künstler" column

Lenbach House, Munich, Germany (in German)  

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest

MAXXI Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI Secolo, Rome
Stadtbild Sa (Townscape Sa) (219-1), 1969

Miami Art Museum, Florida

Migros Museum, Zurich, Switzerland

Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin
Atem (Breath)

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas

MUMOK - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna
(You need to click the "right" arrow thirteen times)

Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona
48 Portraits, 1972

Museumslandschaft Hessen, Germany (in German)  
Oldenburg (Abstraktes Bild Nr. 489), 1982

Museumslandschaft Hessen, Germany (in German)  
Arnold Bode, 1964

New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Station (577-2), 1985

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Reina Sofía National Museum, Madrid (in Spanish)  

S.M.A.K. (Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst), Ghent, Belgium

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
Betty, 1988

Schleswig-Holstein Museums, Germany
2 works online

Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Germany
Information about the Gerhard Richter Archive associated with the museum

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (in German)  

Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
The work isn't visible on the first page; keep clicking "next"

The Albertina, Vienna
Portrait Heidi Kuhn, 1968

Van Abbemuseum, Netherlands

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
Abstract Painting 594-1, 1986

Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany (in German)  

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Weserburg Museum of Modern Art, Bremen, Germany
Schädel mit Kerze, 1983

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Abstraktes Bild (809-3)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Lempertz Auction Gallery, Cologne, Germany -- Highlights from Past Sales
Pyramide, 1983

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGerhard Richter at The Artchive

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

PBase Photo Sharing
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Miscellaneous Sites:
Dickinson Agents and Dealers in Fine Art, London, UK -- Notable past sales

Philippe Gambette Web Site (in French)  
Abstraktes Bild 648-2, from the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris

Tricky Mickey's Art Page

UBS Financial Services Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Gerhard Richter  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Named as one of "The 10 Most Expensive Living Artists"

"Quick-Change Master"

"What Makes a Great Painting Great?"

Brain-Juice - 20th Century Biographies

Deutsche Bank Artmag
Issue 3 has several articles about Gerhard Richter

Frieze Magazine
"Reflections on Painting"

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 44): Gerhard Richter

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 68): Gerhard Richter

New York Magazine
"Richter's Earthquake", 2009 article by Jerry Saltz


The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"Slow developer", 2003 article by Adrian Searle

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"What a swell party this is", 2008 review by Adrian Searle

The New Yorker
"Many-colored Glass", 2008 article by Peter Schjeldahl

The New Yorker
"Gerhard Richter retrospective at MOMA", 2002 review by Peter Schjeldahl

The New Yorker
"Gerhard Richter at Marian Goodman", 2005 review by Peter Schjeldahl

The Village Voice
"The Richter Resolution", 2004 article by Jerry Saltz

The Village Voice
"Scaling Richter", 2002 article by Jerry Saltz

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Interactive Flash feature: Gerhard Richter: Forty Years of Painting

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
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The Daily Practice of Painting: Writings 1962-1993

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Gerhard Richter 1998

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Gerhard Richter: Paintings

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Atlas: Of the Photographs Collages and Sketches

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Gerhard Richter: Landscapes

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Gerhard Richter: Watercolors: 1964-1997


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