Gerhard Richter, Germany b.1932 / Ella (903-1) 2007 / Oil on canvas / Private Collection / © Gerhard Richter 2017

Gerhard Richter’s remarkable command of style and genre

For more than fifty years, Gerhard Richter has proven his remarkable command of almost every style and genre of painting. That Richter is both a figurative and abstract painter is one of the most surprising aspects of his art. His painting encompasses realism based on photographs and magazine cuttings, large-scale abstracts produced by dragging layers…

Gerhard Richter Abstract painting (726) 1990

Gerhard Richter exclusively at GOMA from October

The first major exhibition in Australia of work by Gerhard Richter – one of the world’s most influential artists – will show exclusively at GOMA from 14 October 2017 until 4 February 2018. ‘Gerhard Richter: The Life of Images’ is a rare opportunity for Australians to experience the scope of the German artist’s extraordinary practice across six…