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Two Candles

Zwei Kerzen
Two Candles

1982 150 cm x 100 cm Catalogue Raisonné: 499-2

Oil on canvas

Christie's, New York, USA: 10 November 2010

Estimate: USD 12,000,000 – 16,000,000
Sold For:
USD 12,962,500 (incl. buyer’s premium)

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Title Author Date

Issue

01 January 2022

Publisher

MIT Press, Cambridge

Details

Softcover, 696 pages

ISBN

9780262543538

Language

English

Category

Monographs
Artwork Mentioned: pp. 375, 653
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Gerhard Richter: Painting after the Subject of History Buchloh, Benjamin H. D. 2022

Issue

01 January 2017

Publisher

Duke University Press, Durham

Details

Softcover, 163 pages

ISBN

9780822370017

Language

English

Category

Monographs
Artwork Mentioned: pp. 100-102
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Unconsolable Contemporary: Observing Gerhard Richter Rabinow, Paul 2017

Issue

01 January 2017

Publisher

Heni Publishing, London

Editor

Pietropaolo, Francesca

Details

Hardback, 925 pages

ISBN

9780993010354

Language

English

Category

Monographs
Artwork Mentioned: pp. 735
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Robert Storr: Interviews on Art Storr, Robert 2017

Issue

01 January 2016

Publisher

Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center, Moscow

Editor

Allenova, Ekaterina / d'Amora, Delphine

Details

Softcover, 151 pages

ISBN

9785905110818

Language

Russian English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
Artwork Mentioned: pp. 142, 149

Exhibitions

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Gerhard Richter: Abstraction and Appearance Moorhouse, Paul 2016

Issue

22 October 2015

Publisher

Bloomsbury Academic, London

Details

Hardback, 237 pages

ISBN

9781472589019

Language

English

Category

Monographs
Artwork Mentioned: pp. 139
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The Art of Gerhard Richter. Hermeneutics, Images, Meaning Lotz, Christian 2015

Issue

01 January 2014

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern

Editor

Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan / Olbricht, Thomas

Details

Hardback, 337 pages

ISBN

9783775735193

ISBN

3775735194

Language

English

Category

Monographs
Artwork Mentioned: pp. 113

The publication Gerhard Richter. Editions 1965 – 2013 updates the catalogue raisonné of his editions that was published ten years earlier. This book includes additionally 35 new and hitherto unknown works

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Gerhard Richter: Editions 1965-2013 Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan / Olbricht, Thomas 2014

Issue

01 January 2014

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern

Editor

Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan / Olbricht, Thomas

Details

Hardback, 337 pages

ISBN

9783775735186

ISBN

3775735186

Language

German

Category

Monographs
Artwork Mentioned: pp. 113

The publication Gerhard Richter. Editionen 1965 – 2013 updates the catalogue raisonné of his editions that was published ten years earlier. This book includes additionally 35 new and hitherto unknown works

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Gerhard Richter: Editionen 1965-2013 Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan / Olbricht, Thomas 2014
Open This End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne Kogut, Bruce / Paulsen, Kris / Powell, Richard J. / Rorschach, Kimerly / Schwan, Barbara / Wolin, Joseph R. 2014

Issue

01 January 2012

Publisher

Prestel, München

Editor

Godfrey, Mark / Serota, Nicholas / Brill, Dorothée / Morineau, Camille

Details

Hardback, 305 pages

ISBN

9783791351896

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
Artwork Mentioned: pp. 129, 209

Exhibitions

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Gerhard Richter: Panorama: Retrospektive Godfrey, Mark / Serota, Nicholas / Brill, Dorothée / Morineau, Camille / Borchardt-Hume, Achim / Dickson, Amy / Haidu, Rachel / Mehring, Christine 2012

Issue

01 January 2012

Publisher

Édition du Centre Pompidou, Paris

Editor

Godfrey, Mark / Serota, Nicholas / Brill, Dorothée / Morineau, Camille

Details

Hardback, 304 pages

ISBN

978-2844265746

ISBN

284426574X

Language

French English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
Artwork Mentioned: pp. 127, 129, 209

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Gerhard Richter, Panorama: une rétrospective = a retrospective Godfrey, Mark / Serota, Nicholas / Brill, Dorothée / Morineau, Camille / Borchardt-Hume, Achim / Dickson, Amy / Haidu, Rachel / Mehring, Christine 2012

Issue

01 January 2011

Publisher

Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln

Details

Hardback, 862 pages

ISBN

9783863350567

Language

German

Category

Monographs

Notes

2nd ed.

Artwork Mentioned: pp. 13

The catalogue Gerhard Richter. Atlas displays 783 plates of Gerhard Richter’s Atlas. Atlas is a collection of photographs, newspaper cuttings and sketches, which the artist compiled and then arranged on single sheets

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Gerhard Richter. Atlas Friedel, Helmut 2011

Issue

01 January 2011

Publisher

Marsilio, Venezia

Details

Softcover, 219 pages

ISBN

9788831711128

Language

Italian

Category

Monographs
Artwork Mentioned: pp. 30
Discussed: pp. 123
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Il bordo del mondo: La forma sguardo nella pittura di Gerhard Richter Garbin, Emanuele 2011

Issue

01 January 2009

Publisher

University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

Details

Hardback, 408 pages

ISBN

9780226203232

Language

English

Category

Monographs
Artwork Mentioned: pp. 259-262

Gerhard Richter has been widely regarded as a publicity shy artist. However, the biography Gerhard Richter. A Life in Painting gives an insight into Richter’s personal history as well as into the development of his artistic œuvre.

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Gerhard Richter. A Life in Painting Elger, Dietmar 2009

Issue

01 January 2008

Publisher

DuMont, Köln

Details

Softcover, 415 pages

ISBN

9783832190651

Language

German

Category

Monographs

Notes

Corrected and extended new edition.

Artwork Mentioned: pp. 112, 290

Gerhard Richter has been widely regarded as a publicity shy artist. However, the biography Gerhard Richter, Maler gives an insight into Richter’s personal history as well as into the development of his artistic œuvre.

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Gerhard Richter, Maler Elger, Dietmar 2008

Issue

01 January 2006

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern-Ruit

Details

Hardback, 224 pages

ISBN

9783775717250

Language

English

Category

Monographs
Artwork Mentioned: pp. 41

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Portraits is the first publication that focuses solely on Richter’s portraits, many of which have now gained both recognition and veneration across the globe.

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Gerhard Richter. Portraits Gronert, Stefan / Butin, Hubertus 2006

Issue

01 January 2006

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostildern-Ruit

Details

Hardback, 224 pages

ISBN

9783775717243

Language

German

Category

Monographs
Artwork Mentioned: pp. 41

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Portraits is the first publication that focuses solely on Richter’s portraits, many of which have now gained both recognition and veneration across the globe.

...
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Gerhard Richter. Portraits Gronert, Stefan / Butin, Hubertus 2006

Issue

01 January 2006

Publisher

Thames & Hudson, London

Details

Hardback, 862 pages

ISBN

9780500970171

Language

English

Category

Monographs

Notes

Encyclopedic new edition,which completely revises and updates the 1997 edition and includes 147 additional plates.

Artwork Mentioned: pp. 13

At 864 pages, this monumental and comprehensive publication maps the ideas, processes, life and times of Gerhard Richter. Conceived and closely edited by Richter himself, Atlas cuts straight to the heart of the artist's work

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Gerhard Richter. Atlas Friedel, Helmut 2006

Issue

01 January 2006

Publisher

Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln

Details

Hardback, 862 pages

ISBN

9783883758015

Language

German

Category

Monographs

Notes

Encyclopedic new edition that completely revises and updates the 1997 edition and includes 147 additional plates.

Artwork Mentioned: pp. 13

At 864 pages, this monumental and comprehensive publication maps the ideas, processes, life and times of Gerhard Richter. Conceived and closely edited by Richter himself, Atlas cuts straight to the heart of the artist's work

...
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Gerhard Richter. Atlas Friedel, Helmut 2006

Issue

01 January 2005

Publisher

Wako Works of Art, Tokyo

Details

Hardback, 279 pages

ISBN

4473032558

Language

Japanese

Category

Monographs

Notes

Revised edition of 'Texte. Schriften und Interviews', first published in 1993.

Artwork Illustrated: p. 19 (colour)
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Texte: Schriften und Interviews: Revised and Enlarged Edition Richter, Gerhard / Shimizu, Minoru 2005
Skyggespil. Skygge og lys I samtidskunsten. En hommage til Hans Christian Andersen = Schattenspiel. Schatten und Licht in der zeitgenössischen Kunst. Eine Hommage an Hans Christian Andersen = Shadow Play. Shadow and Light in Contemporary Art. A Homage to Hans Christian Andersen Casati, Roberto / Johansen, Jørgen Dines / Sadowsky, Thorsten / Wagner, Anselm 2005

Issue

01 January 2005

Publisher

Richter Verlag, Düsseldorf in association with D.A.P Distributed Art Publishers, New York, NY

Details

Hardback, 324 pages

ISBN

9783937572215

ISBN

393757221X

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
Artwork Illustrated: p. 181 (colour)

Exhibitions

This catalogue raisonné records Richter’s works in the years 1993-2004. In his work, Gerhard Richter calls into question painting's boundaries, and the labels applied to painting and theories connected with them.

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Gerhard Richter. Catalogue Raisonné 1993–2004 Zweite, Armin 2005

Issue

01 January 2004

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern-Ruit

Editor

Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan

Details

Hardback, 320 pages

ISBN

3775714316

Language

English

Category

Monographs
Artwork Mentioned: pp. 88

Exhibitions

The catalogue raisonné of Gerhard Richters editions 1965–2004 was published to coincide with exhibitions in Bonn, Lucerne, Emden, Tübingen and Salzburg.

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Gerhard Richter: Editions 1965-2004 2004

Issue

01 January 2002

Publisher

DuMont, Köln

Details

Hardback, 420 pages

ISBN

9783832158484

Language

German

Category

Monographs
Artwork Mentioned: pp. 326

Gerhard Richter has been widely regarded as a publicity shy artist. However, the biography Gerhard Richter, Maler gives an insight into Richter’s personal history as well as into the development of his artistic œuvre.

...
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Gerhard Richter, Maler Elger, Dietmar 2002

Issue

01 January 2000

Publisher

Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX

Details

Unknown binding, 6 pages

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
Artwork Mentioned: pp. 3

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Gerhard Richter in Dallas Collections Wylie, Charles 2000
Gerhard Richter. Bilder = Paintings 1962 - 1985 Harten, Jürgen / Hering, Karl-Heinz / Honisch, Dieter / Loock, Ulrich / Ronte, Dieter / Elger, Dietmar 1986

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