Un-Painting (Gray) (Vermalung [grau])

MAKER:
Artist

Gerhard Richter ( German, 1932 )

DATE:
1971
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General Description

In Un-Painting (Gray), Gerhard Richter smeared liquid paint with his finger in numerous strokes onto synthetic paper. While his gesture was captured in the traces that remain, the title points more to destruction than creation.

Excerpt from

  • Label text, From Düsseldorf to Dallas: Postwar German Art in the DMA Collection, 2018.

Web Resources

  • Guggenheim
    Find out more about Richter and his various lines of investigation.

  • Dallas Museum of Art
    Review the 2018 exhibition _From Düsseldorf to Dallas: Postwar German Art in the DMA Collection. _