Gerhard Richter Portraits

Gerhard Richter Portraits Appearance, semblance is the theme of my life This statement by Gerhard Richter b 1932 suggests the importance of portraiture to his career One of the greatest artists working today, Richter has been intensively engaged with portraiture since 1962 His portraits invite critical consideration of both portraiture and painting they include images of specific people whether sensational subjects of people in the media, icons of the popular imagination, or close friends and relatives However, all are transformed when Richter puts them onto canvas, for they often become anonymous in the process or become significant simply for being included Richter s investigation into how we understand what surrounds us is at the heart of all his work In this large scale book ideal for Richter s portraits Paul Moorhouse offers a major advance in the understanding and appreciation of the renowned artist s work With keen insight, Moorhouse studies the portraits in close detail, examining the sophisticated ways in which Richter has challenged and extended the genre of portraiture and revealing the startling range of the artist s source material Featuring never before published images, this book clearly eclipses any previous publication on Richter s portraiture. Download Gerhard Richter Portraits By Paul Moorhouse –

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  • Hardcover
  • 176 pages
  • Gerhard Richter Portraits
  • Paul Moorhouse
  • English
  • 10 October 2018
  • 0300151594

10 thoughts on “Gerhard Richter Portraits

  1. says:

    Appearance, semblance is the theme of my life Gerhard Richter and Portraiture Gerhard Richter has had a long and successful career in the contemporary art world from the 1960s on he has been a formidable force in the art world, working with fellow artists Sigmar Polke, Georg Baselitz, and Konrad Fischer Leug, veering away form the p...

  2. says:

    I haven t read all of the catalog essay, but I love the paintings collected in here It is a beautiful book Show me another painter who has a relationship to photography as interesting and beautiful as richter

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