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Gerhard Richter Painting

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For some reason I missed seeing the documentary Gerhard Richter Painting, released in 2012. I finally took the time to watch it on Netflix, and it is an incredible and meditative portrait of one of the most gifted and recognized living artists; who's equally skilled in the styles of photo-real and abstract painting. I have loved his work ever since I realized it was his artwork on the cover of Daydream Nation, and it is inspiring to be a fly on the wall to his method in this film.

Gerhard Richter

Reader Comments (1)

Interesting how Day Dream Nation seems to be the way a lot of people discovered Richter's work. If you don't already have it, the book Panorama is an excellent monologue looking in depth at his vast oeuvre.
May 9, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterBenjamin Atkins

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