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biography of Gerhard RICHTER (1932)

Personal data


Birth : 02/09/1932 - Dresden, Germany
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : Germany

Address

Cologne, Germany

Family relations

Husband of Isa GENZKEN 伊萨·根泽肯 [ 1948 ]

Representatives

20-21 Galerie – Meisenburgstrasse 169-173 – Essen, Germany
Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art – 56 East 66th Street – New York NY, United States
Galerie Fred Jahn – Maximilianstrasse 10 – Munich, Germany
Marian Goodman Gallery – 79 Rue du Temple – Paris, France
Scott White Contemporary Art – 7661 Girard Avenue – La Jolla CA, United States


Education

1952 – 1956 : HfBK Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden – Güntzstraße 34 – Dresden, Germany
1961 – 1963 : Kunstakademie Düsseldorf – Eiskellerstrasse 1 – Düsseldorf, Germany
Pupil of / student of Karl Otto GÖTZ [ 1914 ]

Professional data


Work and Life

1996:Birth of his daughter Ella Maria
1995:Birth of his son Moritz
1995:Marries Sabine MORITZ
1983:Moves to Cologne, Germany
1982:Marries the sculptor Isa GENZKEN.
1970:Trip to New York, USA with Blinky PALERMO
1966:Birth of his daughter Betty.
1963:His first solo-show is held at the Möbelhaus Berges in Düsseldorf, Germany
1962 – 1982:Studio in Düsseldorf, Germany.
1961:Moves to Düsseldorf, Germany where he works as a photo-laboratory technician.
1957:Marries with Marianne EUFINGER.
1948 – 1951:Works as an advertisement and stage painter in Zittau, Germany.


Prizes

95

1994/95 : Wolf Prize – Jerusalem, Israel
Awarded by : The Wolf Foundation – 39, Hamaapilim Str. – Herzliya Pituach, Israel

1997

1997 : Leone d’Oro – Venice VE, Italy
Context: Futuro, presente, passato – 47° Biennale di Venezia (06/15/1997 – 11/09/1997)
Awarded by : La Biennale di Venezia – 1364/a Ca’ Giustinian – Venice VE, Italy

1997 : Praemium Imperiale – Tokyo, Japan

1997 : Wexner Prize – Columbus OH, United States
Context: Gerhard Richter. Wexner Prize Exhibition (01/31/1998 – 04/12/1998)
Awarded by : Wexner Center for the Arts – 1871 North High – Columbus OH, United States

1985

1985 : Oskar-Kokoschka-Preis – Vienna, Austria
Awarded by : Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien / University of Applied Arts – Oskar Kokoschka-Platz 2 – Vienna, Austria

1982

1982 : Arnold-Bode-Preis – Kassel, Germany
Context: Documenta 7 (06/19/1982 – 09/28/1982)
Awarded by : Arnold-Bode-Stiftung – Kassel, Germany

1967

1967 : Kunstpreis, junger westen – Recklinghausen, Germany


Awards

1988

1988 : Kaiserring-Preis der Stadt Goslar


Other professions

1967 : Professor
HfbK Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg – Lerchenfeld 2 – Hamburg, Germany

1971 – 1994 : Professor
Kunstakademie Düsseldorf – Eiskellerstrasse 1 – Düsseldorf, Germany

1978 : Professor
NSCAD Nova Scotia College of Art and Design – 5163 Duke Street – Halifax NS, Canada

1988 : Professor
Städelschule – Staatliche Hochschule für bildende Künste – Dürerstrasse 10 – Frankfurt, Germany


Affiliated to an association

1975 – 1992 : Akademie der Künste Berlin – Hanseatenweg 10 – Berlin, Germany

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting : Oil/canvas
Photography :
Drawing-Watercolor :

Subject

abstraction/figuration

Works

Record Player
Date of creation : 1988
Medium : Oil/canvas
Size : 62 x 83 cm
 
18 October 1977
Date of creation : 1988
Medium : Painting
 
Wolken
Date of creation : 1968
Medium : Oil/canvas
Size : 200 x 200 cm
 
Toilet Paper
Date of creation : 1965
Medium : Oil/canvas
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2005

Barbara Mathes Gallery – New York NY, United States
2005 – 03/22/2005

Louisiana Museum for Moderne Kunst – Humlebæk, Denmark
2005 – 05/29/2005

18 Oktober 1977
Gemäldegalerie Neue Meister – Dresden, Germany
03/19/2005 – 06/15/2005

K21 Kunstsammlung im Ständehaus – Düsseldorf, Germany
02/12/2005 – 05/16/2005

2004

Landscapes
Zwirner & Wirth – New York NY, United States
05/2004 – 06/2004

Kunstmuseum Bonn – Bonn, Germany
06/17/2004 – 09/05/2004

Two Sculptures for a Room by Blinky Palermo, 1971
Peter Freeman, Inc. – New York NY, United States
04/22/2004 – 06/26/2004

2003

High Museum of Art – Atlanta GA, United States
05/2003 – 07/2003

Atlas
Whitechapel Art Gallery – London, United Kingdom
12/06/2003 – 03/14/2004

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden – Washington DC, United States
02/20/2003 – 05/18/2003

2002

Gehrard Richter: paintings from the 1980s
Barbara Mathes Gallery – New York NY, United States
03/2002

Gerhard Richter: 40 years of painting
SFMOMA San Francisco Museum of Modern Art – San Francisco CA, United States
10/12/2002 – 01/15/2003

The Art Institute of Chicago – Chicago IL, United States
06/22/2002 – 09/15/2002

Gerhard Richter: 40 years of painting
MoMA Museum of Modern Art – New York NY, United States
02/14/2002 – 05/21/2002

2001

ARKEN Museum for Moderne Kunst – Ishøj, Denmark
2001

Gerhard Richter – Paintings 1996-2001
Marian Goodman Gallery – Paris, France
09/14/2001 – 10/27/2001

Gerhard Richter. Editionen 1969 – 1998
Galerie Bernd Lutze – Friedrichshafen, Germany
03/11/2001 – 05/19/2001

Gerhard Richter. Auflagenbilder, Fotoarbeiten, Druckgraphik
Kunstverein Friedrichshafen – Friedrichshafen, Germany
03/11/2001 – 05/01/2001

Gerhard Richter: Malerei 1966-1998
Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen – Friedrichshafen, Germany
03/11/2001 – 05/20/2001

2000

Gerhard Richter. Ausgewählte Druckgrafik 1966 ­ 1988
Galerie Bernd Slutzky – Francavilla al Mare CH, Italy
12/01/2000 – 03/15/2001

Gerhard Richter. Tekeningen en aquarellen, 1964¿1999
De Pont stichting voor hedendaagse kunst – Tilburg, Netherlands
07/01/2000 – 10/08/2000

Gerhard Richter. Zeichnungen und Aquarelle, 1964-1997
Kaiser Wilhelm Museum – Krefeld, Germany
04/09/2000 – 06/18/2000

Gerhard Richter. Zeichnungen und Aquarelle, 1964-1997
Kupferstich-Kabinett – Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden – Dresden, Germany
01/15/2000 – 03/19/2000

1999

Gerhard Richter. Zeichnungen und Aquarelle, 1964-1997
Kunstmuseum Winterthur – Winterthur ZH, Switzerland
09/04/1999 – 11/21/1999

1998

Gerhard Richter. Wexner Prize Exhibition
Wexner Center for the Arts – Columbus OH, United States
01/31/1998 – 04/12/1998

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2007

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain
Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais – Paris, France
10/18/2007 – 10/22/2007
Represented by : Galerie Vedovi – Boulevard de Waterloo, 11 – Brussels, Belgium

2006

Paris Photo n°10
Carrousel du Louvre – Paris, France
11/16/2006 – 11/19/2006
Represented by : Galerie Florence Loewy – 46 avenue René Coty – Paris, France

Frieze Art Fair
Regent’s Park – London, United Kingdom
10/12/2006 – 10/15/2006
Represented by : Marian Goodman Gallery – 79 Rue du Temple – Paris, France

2004

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain, n°31
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/21/2004 – 10/25/2004
Represented by : Galerie Vedovi – Boulevard de Waterloo, 11 – Brussels, Belgium

Art 35 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/16/2004 – 06/21/2004
Represented by : Acquavella Galleries Inc. – 18 Esat 79th Street – New York NY, United States

sf6 San Francisco International Art Exposition
Fort Mason – San Francisco CA, United States
01/16/2004 – 01/19/2004
Represented by : Anthony Meier Fine Arts – 1969 California Street – San Francisco CA, United States

2003

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : Faggionato Fine Arts – 49 Albemarle Street – London, United Kingdom

Art Cologne, n° 37
Cologne, Germany
10/29/2003 – 11/02/2003
Represented by : Von Lintel Gallery – New York NY, United States

Art Forum Berlin, n° 8
Messegelände Berlin / Exhibition Grounds Berlin – Berlin, Germany
10/01/2003 – 10/05/2003
Represented by : Galerie Springer & Winckler – Fasanenstrasse 13 – Frankfurt, Germany

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Marian Goodman Gallery – 79 Rue du Temple – Paris, France

Art Chicago 2003
Navy Pier’s Festival Hall – Chicago IL, United States
05/09/2003 – 05/12/2003
Represented by : Anthony Meier Fine Arts – 1969 California Street – San Francisco CA, United States

Art Frankfurt – Die europäische Messe für junge Kunst, n°15
Frankfurt, Germany
04/27/2003 – 05/01/2003
Represented by : Comme ci Comme ça II – Salon d’Éditions – Weidengasse 55 – Cologne, Germany

KUNSTKÖLN 2003 – Internationale Messe für Editionen, Art Brut, Kunst nach 1980
Rheinhallen – Cologne, Germany
04/05/2003 – 04/09/2003
Represented by : Galerie Rackey – Hauptstrasse 40c – Bad Honnef, Germany

The Armory Show 2003
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
03/07/2003 – 03/10/2003
Represented by : Springer & Winckler Galerie – Fasanenstrasse 13 – Berlin, Germany

2002

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/05/2002 – 12/08/2002
Represented by : Faggionato Fine Arts – 49 Albemarle Street – London, United Kingdom

Paris Photo, n°6
Carrousel du Louvre – Paris, France
11/14/2002 – 11/17/2002

ACAF 8 – Australian Contemporary Art Fair / Melbourne Art Fair
Royal Exhibition Building – Melbourne VIC, Australia
10/02/2002 – 10/06/2002
Represented by : Gimpel Fils Gallery – 30 Davies Street – London, United Kingdom

Art Forum Berlin, n° 7
Messegelände Berlin / Exhibition Grounds Berlin – Berlin, Germany
09/26/2002 – 09/30/2002
Represented by : Springer & Winckler Galerie – Fasanenstrasse 13 – Berlin, Germany

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Marian Goodman Gallery – 79 Rue du Temple – Paris, France

Art Frankfurt – Die europäische Messe für junge Kunst, n° 14
Frankfurt, Germany
05/26/2002 – 05/30/2002
Represented by : Galerie Vayhinger – Liggeringer Strasse 7 – Radolfzell, Germany

KunstRAI
Amsterdam, Netherlands
05/15/2002 – 05/20/2002
Represented by : Willem Baars Art Consulting – Henri Polaklaan 12 A – Amsterdam, Netherlands

ArtBrussels – 20th Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
05/02/2002 – 05/06/2002
Represented by : Andre Simoens Gallery – 128-130 Kustlaan – Knokke-Heist, Belgium

Art in CASO
CASO Contemporary Art Space Osaka – Osaka, Japan
04/25/2002 – 04/29/2002
Represented by : Wako Works of Art – 3-18-12-101, Nishi-shinjyuku, Shinjyuku-ku – Tokyo, Japan

The Armory Show 2002
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
02/22/2002 – 02/25/2002
Represented by : Galleri Faurschou – St. Strandstraede 21 – Copenhagen, Denmark

Art Miami, n°12
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
01/04/2002 – 01/08/2002
Represented by : Evelyn Aimis Fine Art – 3012C South Ocean Boulevard – Highland Beach FL, United States

2001

Art Basel Miami Beach: cancelled
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/13/2001 – 12/16/2001
Represented by : 20-21 Galerie – Meisenburgstrasse 169-173 – Essen, Germany

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 8
Palazzo del Lavoro – Turin TO, Italy
11/15/2001 – 11/18/2001
Represented by : 20-21 Galerie – Meisenburgstrasse 169-173 – Essen, Germany

Art Forum Berlin, n° 6
Messegelände Berlin / Exhibition Grounds Berlin – Berlin, Germany
10/03/2001 – 10/07/2001
Represented by : Springer & Winckler Galerie – Fasanenstrasse 13 – Berlin, Germany

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Marian Goodman Gallery – 79 Rue du Temple – Paris, France

ArtBrussels – 19th Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/20/2001 – 04/24/2001
Represented by : 20-21 Galerie – Meisenburgstrasse 169-173 – Essen, Germany

Sthml Art Fair 2001, n° 21
Sollentunamässan – Sollentuna, Sweden
03/08/2001 – 03/11/2001
Represented by : dep,art,ment – Engelbrektsgatan 21 – Stockholm, Sweden

The Armory Show 2001
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
02/23/2001 – 02/26/2001
Represented by : Nolan / Eckman Gallery – Suite 604 560 Broadway – New York NY, United States

2000

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 7
Palazzo del Lavoro – Turin TO, Italy
10/05/2000 – 10/08/2000
Represented by : 20-21 Galerie – Meisenburgstrasse 169-173 – Essen, Germany


Group exhibitions

2008

Regards Croisés
Galerie LC – Paris, France
06/12/2008 – 07/05/2008

2005

Un peu de’histoire et de peinture ?
Villeurbanne, France
06/10/2005 – 07/31/2005

Marie Madeleine Contemporaine
Lille, France
01/22/2005 – 04/17/2005

2004

Contre-images
Carré d’Art – Musée d’art contemporain – Nîmes, France
06/03/2004 – 09/26/2004

2002

Chroma
Espace de l’Art Concret – Mouans-Sartoux, France
2002 – 11/10/2002

Jorge Pardo and Gerhard Richter: Refraction
Dia Center for the Arts – New York NY, United States
09/05/2002 – 06/15/2003

Points of Departure II: Connecting with Contemporary Art
SFMOMA San Francisco Museum of Modern Art – San Francisco CA, United States
07/10/2002 – 09/06/2002

Baumgarten/Hamilton/Richter/Schütte
Marian Goodman Gallery – New York NY, United States
06/21/2002 – 08/30/2002

Iconoclash: Beyond the Image Wars in Sciences, Religion and Art
ZKM – Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe – Karlsruhe, Germany
05/04/2002 – 08/04/2002

Claude Monet … bis zum digitalen Impressionismus
Fondation Beyeler – Riehen BL, Switzerland
03/28/2002 – 08/18/2002

Richter, Fritsch, Gursky, Ruff, Struth
Schönewald und Beuse – Krefeld, Germany
03/22/2002 – 04/30/2002

2001

New to the Modern: Recent Acquisitions from the Department of Drawings
MoMA Museum of Modern Art – New York NY, United States
10/25/2001 – 01/08/2002

Von Edgar Degas bis Gerhard Richter. Arbeiten auf Papier aus der Sammlung
Rupertinum – Museum für Moderne Kunst – Salzburg, Austria
2001

Ich bin mein Auto. Der Traum vom rasenden Körper
Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden – Baden-Baden, Germany
06/30/2001 – 08/29/2001

Platea dell’ Umanità – 49° Biennale di Venezia
Giardini di Castello / Arsenale – Venice VE, Italy
06/10/2001 – 11/04/2001

Collaborations with Parkett: 1984 to Now
MoMA Museum of Modern Art – New York NY, United States
04/05/2001 – 06/05/2001

Points of Departure I: Connecting with Contemporary Art
SFMOMA San Francisco Museum of Modern Art – San Francisco CA, United States
03/23/2001 – 10/28/2001

2000

Die Intelligenz der Hand – Europäische Meisterzeichnungen von Picasso bis Beuys
Rupertinum – Museum für Moderne Kunst – Salzburg, Austria
12/14/2000 – 02/04/2001

Von Edgar Degas bis Gerhard Richter. Arbeiten auf Papier aus der Sammlung
Kunstmuseum Winterthur – Winterthur ZH, Switzerland
08/25/2000 – 11/19/2000

Body of Painting. Günter Umberg mit Bildern aus Kölner Sammlungen
Museum Ludwig – Cologne, Germany
07/21/2000 – 09/17/2000

Biennale of Sydney , n° 12
Sydney NSW, Australia
05/26/2000 – 07/30/2000

Sammlung Hans + Uschi Welle
Kupferstichkabinett-Sammlung der Zeichnungen und Druckgraphik – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin – Berlin-Tiergarten, Germany
2000

1997

Documenta X
Kunsthalle Fridericianum – Kassel, Germany
06/21/1997 – 09/28/1997

1994

Return of the Hero
Luhring Augustine Gallery – New York NY, United States
1994

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Books

2001

Art Contemporain : un choix de 200 oeuvres du Fonds national d’art contemporain, (1985-1999)
Participant: Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication – 3 rue Valois – Paris, France
Participant: DAP Délégation aux arts plastiques – 27, avenue de l’Opéra – Paris, France
Participant: FIACRE Fonds d’Incitation à la Création – Centre National des Arts Plastiques – Département du soutien à la création et à la diffusion 27 avenue de l’Opéra – Paris, France
Publisher: Editions du Chêne – 43 quai Grenelle – Paris, France
10/2001
ISBN : 2842773373

2000

Gerhard Richter. Drawings 1964-1999, Catalogue Raisonné
Publisher: Kunstmuseum Winterthur – Museumstrasse 52 – Winterthur ZH, Switzerland
2000
ISBN : 3-933807-04-2


Exhibition catalogues

2000

Biennale of Sydney 2000
Sydney NSW, Australia
2000
ISBN : 0959661999


Periodicals

2004

FALCONER Morgan – Exhibition Reviews
in: Art on Paper n° 8-4 p. 78
New York NY, United States
03/2004-04/2004

FURNESS Rosalind – Reviews
in: Contemporary n° 60 p. 70
London, United Kingdom
2004

2002

GOLDBERG Itzhak – Gerhard Richter Autoportrait de la peinture
in: Beaux Arts Magazine n° 215 p. 39
Paris, France
04/2002

ROSENBERG Karen – The Real Richter ?
in: Art Monthly n° 255 p. 1
London, United Kingdom
04/2002

Gerhard Richter
in: Guide Sourcebook to the U.S. Art World – Art in America n° 8 p. 33
New York NY, United States
2001-2002

DE MAISON ROUGE Isabelle – Double Richter
in: Art Actuel n° 18 p. 54
Paris, France
01/2002-02/2002

WEI Lily – Gerhard Richter
in: ARTnews p. 166
New York NY, United States
05/2002

G.A. – 70 bougies pour Richtera
in: Le Journal des Arts
Paris, France
05/04/2002

2001

Warhol, Polke, Richter in der Daros Collection
in: Kunst-Bulletin p. 58
Zürich ZH, Switzerland
07/2001-08/2001

POLLACK Barbara – Gerhard Richter
in: Art & Auction n° 23-09 p. 118
New York NY, United States
11/2001

Legals

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