Immerse yourself in Gerhard Richter’s life of images

Over more than half a century, Gerhard Richter has demonstrated a remarkable command of diverse art forms, in particular painting, he is widely considered one of the world’s most influential living artists. Hear from experts and curators as they highlight aspects of the German artist’s practice. Immerse yourself in his work In his career-long exploration of…

Gerhard Richter, Germany b.1932 / Atlas overview 1962-ongoing / Newspaper & Album Photos (5), 1962

The order of Memory: Gerhard Richter’s ‘Atlas’

Gerhard Richter is one of the world’s leading and most influential living artists. Throughout his long career, he has responded to some of modern history’s pivotal events, among them World War Two, the horror of the Holocaust and the postwar division of Germany. Watch our time-lapse as we install a new version of Richter’s monumental…

Gerhard Richter, Germany b.1932 / Jockel (145-5) 1967

Ziggy the Westie visits GOMA to see Richter’s ‘Jockel’

‌Hi there. Remember me? I’m Ziggy the Westie and I occasionally write on cool shows at QAGOMA. You might remember my past reviews of ‘California Design: 1930–1965. Living in a Modern Way‘ (2014) and how could you forget all the great dogs in ‘Portrait of Spain: Masterpieces from the Prado‘ (2012). This time I’m talking…

Gerhard Richter: The Life of Images

The ‘Life of Images’ an extensive exhibition of works by Gerhard Richter, one of the world’s most highly regarded and influential artists, was exclusively at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) from 14 October 2017 until 4 February 2018. ‘Gerhard Richter: The Life of Images’ features intimate family portraits, large-scale abstracts and tapestries, exquisite landscapes,…

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

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…