This supplement is the German translation of the texts that appeared in the exhibition catalogue 'Gerhard Richter. October 18, 1977' held at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, November 5, 2000 - January 30, 2001.
An additional German translation of Robert Storr's essay accompanies this publication published on the occasion of an exhibition "Gerhard Richter. October 18, 1977" at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
On October 18, 1977, three young German radicals, members of the militant Baader-Meinhof group, were found dead in a Stuttgart prison; they were pronounced suicides, but many people suspected they had been murdered.