me Collection in Berlin presents the exhibition Gerhard Richter: Editions 1965-2011

BERLIN.- From 12 February to 13 May 2012, me Collectors Room Berlin presents the exhibition Gerhard Richter – Editions 1965–2011. Gerhard Richter has secured an international reputation as one of the most important and successful German artists of current times. Although most famous for his paintings, over the last few years his editions have also increasingly become the focus of attention. The Olbricht Collection is probably the only private art collection in the world to contain virtually all of Gerhard Richter’s editions, spanning a period from 1965 to 2011. The major retrospective of Richter’s oil paintings at the Neue Nationalgalerie, held to coincide with his 80th birthday, presents us with a unique opportunity to unveil a parallel exhibition in Berlin that will place the spotlight on his diverse oeuvre of editions. In 1998 he summed up the importance of this particular part of his oeuvre in a letter to th