Gerhard Richter

born 1932

In Tate Modern
In Tate Modern


Gerhard Richter (German: [ˈʁɪçtɐ]; born 9 February 1932) is a German visual artist. Richter has produced abstract as well as photorealistic paintings, and also photographs and glass pieces. He is widely regarded as one of the most important contemporary German artists and several of his works have set record prices at auction.

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Artist as subject

Film and audio


Gerhard Richter: Panorama

On the eve of a major retrospective at Tate Modern, the artist talks about his life and work


Chance and Intention: Gerhard Richter’s Abstractions

In this talk art historian Benjamin H. D. Buchloh looks in great detail at Richter’s responses to painters like ...

ARTIST ROOMS: Gerhard Richter: Modern Times

Anthony d'Offay and Gavin Delahunty on ARTIST ROOMS Gerhard Richter: Modern Times exhibition at mima.


ARTIST ROOMS: Gerhard Richter Modern Times newspaper

Taking inspiration from Modern Times, mima has recruited a team of young people aged 14-21 to create a newspaper supplement ...


ARTIST ROOMS: Gerhard Richter at mima.

Anthony d'Offay on ARTIST ROOMS Gerhard Richter: Modern Times, exhibition at Middlesborough Institute of Modern Art.


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