Tag Archives: Gerhard Richter


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Morning Links: Harun Farocki Edition

Film and video artist Harun Farocki has died at the age of 70. [Artnet] Artist Devin Leonardi has died at 33. [Artforum] The benefactors of Lucien Freud’s $161 million fortune—presumably his many, many children—will remain secret. [The Daily Telegraph via … Read More


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Pushing Software to Its Artistic (and Algorithmic) Limits

Daniel Temkin’s Glitchometry brings the psychedelic esthetic of Op to the language of coding Read More


Profiles
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Alain Servais: Not Easy To Shock

Brussels-based collector Alain Servais keeps a focus on new media–and his opinions public on social media Read More


Profiles
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MoMA’s Kathy Halbreich Is Connecting the Polke Dots

The museum’s associate director has organized the first exhibition to unite work in all mediums by the elusive German artist Sigmar Polke Read More


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William Powhida and Jade Townsend, Bellum Omnium Contra Omnes, 2012, graphite on paper. COURTESY THE ARTISTS AND FREIGHT AND VOLUME.

The Ultimate Map of Art-World Feuds

William Powhida and Jade Townsend are back with a satirical drawing of a lurid battleground where artists, posers, critics, dragons, Internet trolls, and Modernist ghosts fight for their lives Read More


Trends
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The Golden Age of Abstraction: Right Now

Riffing on the past as it comments on our own time, contemporary abstraction evokes landscapes, bodies, signs, buildings, and much more Read More


Features
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Auto-Destructive Tendencies

Whether by burning, cutting, shredding, or simply leaving them at the curb, artists have various reasons for disposing of their own works   Read More


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London Contemporary Sales Surge Again

Who bought what at the recent auctions Read More


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Franz Erhard Walther's Sehkanal, 1968. Museumgoers activate Walther's fabric "instruments" through physical interaction. PAULA COURT/COURTESY DIA ART FOUNDATION, NEW YORK

Unfinished Werk

Franz Erhard Walther’s sculptures are perpetual works in progress. Read More


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Multiple Personalities

Rebelling against the notion of a signature style, some painters are working in a variety of genres and stretching the idea of what a painting can be. Read More


Features
Realist paintings from the 1960s by Gerhard Richter, like Der Kongress (Professor Zander), 1965, can sell for as much as $10 million. ©CHRISTIE’S IMAGES

The 10 Most Expensive Living Artists

Tracking the highest prices paid for contemporary artworks. Read More


Profiles

Quick-Change Master

Shifting among styles as diverse as Day-Glo abstractions, photorealism, and geometrically structured color charts, Gerhard Richter has consistently perplexed and dazzled the art world. Read More


Features

What Makes a Great Painting Great?

Experts on Johns, Warhol, and Richter explain how they evaluate a modern masterpiece. Read More