Loo Paper

MAKER:
Artist

Gerhard Richter ( German, 1932 )


Editor

Anthony d'Offay Gallery

DATE:
1994
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General Description

Notorious for adopting an attitude of indifference toward his subject matter, Gerhard Richter’s Loo Paper presents an ordinary roll of toilet paper as an appropriate subject for high art.

Excerpt from

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

Web Resources

  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Consider Loo Paper in connection with Richter's larger body of work and historical moment in this brief response to the photograph.

  • 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. _