Gerhard Richter - A Life in Painting

March 26, 2010

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Woman Descending the Staircase (Frau die Treppe herabgehend), 1965. Roy J. and Frances R. Friedman Endowment; gift of Lannan Fou

Richter archivist Dieter Elger presents his new book Gerhard Richter: A Life in Painting. Benefitting from private interviews, Elger is able to elucidate Richter's aesthetics of detachment and ambiguity, providing a rich, personal, and vivid portrait of this important artist.


Recorded Friday, March 26, 2010 at The Art Institute of Chicago-Fullerton Hall.