Gerhard Richter: Colour Charts by Gerhard RichterGerhard Richter: Colour Charts by Gerhard Richter

Gerhard Richter: Colour Charts

By (artist)Gerhard RichterContribution byDietmar Elger, Hubertus Butin

Hardcover | July 26, 2016

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In 1966, German artist Gerhard Richter (born 1932) embarked on a series of paintings: uniform grids of colored rectangles or squares in a chart configuration against a white background, inspired by industrially produced paint chips. With the exception of only one other painting, this marked the artist’s first use of color and a turning point in his career.
This comprehensive catalogue is the first publication dedicated to the original Colour Charts, both those created in 1966 and those made in the ‘70s after a five-year hiatus. Featuring new essays by Dietmar Elger, head of the Gerhard Richter Archive; Hubertus Butin, curator and author of several key texts on Richter; and Jaleh Mansoor, professor at the University of British Columbia, whose research concentrates on modern abstraction and its socioeconomic implications, this is a handsome tribute to one of Richter’s most groundbreaking bodies of work.
Title:Gerhard Richter: Colour ChartsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:140 pages, 12 × 9.2 × 1 inPublished:July 26, 2016Publisher:Dominique LévyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1944379010

ISBN - 13:9781944379018