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Gerhard Richter’s Overpainted Photographs Presented by Fundación Telefónica

Gerhard Richter, 4.12.06. Privatbesitz Deutschland. Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern, 2008 © Gerhard Richter Gerhard Richter's Overpainted Photographs On Exhibition In Madrid

MADRID.- Fundación Telefónica presents the
personal project of one of the greatest creators of the XX century, made of more
than 300 painted pictures coming from his personal albums.
The show
includes images from private collections and from the artist himself on which
Richter has worked since 1989 until the present. Gerhard Richter is considered
one of the most influential artists of our time without ever having limited
himself to one single style. His varied production includes sculptures and
paintings that range from landscapes to colourist abstractions and monochromatic
greys. Dragging the photos over wet paint, Richter creates new