Gerhard Richter: Atlas – Mikromega

Kunstbau München, Munich, Germany

23 October 2013 – 09 February 2014

Gerhard Richter's Atlas collection of motifs, including photographs, sketches and newspaper clippings, has been modified over the years and continually expanded.

This exhibition of Atlas displays the complete collection of 802 sheets.

View the complete Atlas here.

Guildenstern

1998 102 cm x 115.5 cm Editions CR: 95

Cibachrome photograph between Plexiglas and Alucobond plates

Photographic close-up of laquer, oil paint, and water mixed together.

Edition:

  • 35 copies, signed in felt-tip pen, numbered on reverse, titled and dated on label on reverse.
  • 3 artist's proofs, signed in felt-tip pen, numbered in Roman numerals, titled and dated on label on reverse, marked on reverse: a.p.
  • 2 trial proofs, signed in felt-tip pen, dated on reverse, titled on label on reverse, marked on reverse: Probe.

Christie's, New York, USA: 10 March 2021

Notes:

Edition: 33/ 35


Estimate: USD 20,000 – 30,000
Sold For:
USD 30,000 (incl. buyer’s premium)

Grisebach, Berlin, Germany: 29 November 2019

Notes:

From an edition of 35 copies


Estimate: EUR 20,000 – 30,000 USD 22,141 – 33,211
Sold For:
EUR 27,500 (incl. buyer’s premium)
USD 30,303

This artwork was shown in the following exhibitions:

This artwork is included in the following publications:

Title Author Date

Publisher

Edition Folkwang / Steidl, Göttingen (2017)

Editor

Museum Folkwang

Details

Softcover, 63 pages

ISBN

9783958293564

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 14 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter: Die Editionen   2017

Publisher

Marian Goodman, London (2014)

Details

Hardback, 109 pages

ISBN

9780944219232

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkMentioned: p. 6 
Illustrated: p. 7 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter Buchloh, Benjamin H. D. / Schwarz, Dieter / Storr, Robert  2014

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern (2014)

Editor

Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan / Olbricht, Thomas

Details

Hardback, 337 pages

ISBN

9783775735193

ISBN

3775735194

Language

English, English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 266 
Discussed: pp. 133, 134 
Illustrated: p. 266 (colour) 

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

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern (2014)

Editor

Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan / Olbricht, Thomas

Details

Hardback, 337 pages

ISBN

9783775735186

ISBN

3775735186

Language

German, German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: p. 266 
Discussed: pp. 132, 133 
Illustrated: p. 266 (colour) 

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

Publisher

Walther König, Köln (2013)

Details

Hardback, 79 pages

ISBN

9783863354534

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkDiscussed: p. 30 
Illustrated: p. 31 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter. Streifen & Glas Schwarz, Dieter / Storr, Robert  2013

Publisher

Prestel, München (2011)

Details

Softcover, 128 pages

ISBN

9783791346168

Language

German

Category

Monographs
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 117 (colour) 

Gerhard Richter. Rot, Gelb, Blau by Helmut Friedel analyses and contextualises the paintings Red, Yellow and Blue [CR: 345/1-3] commissioned by BMW for their Munich headquarters, within the context of Richter’s œuvre

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Gerhard Richter. Rot-Gelb-Blau. Die Gemälde für BMW Friedel, Helmut / Storr, Robert  2011
Gerhard Richter: Editionen 1965-2004 Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan  2004

Publisher

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern-Ruit (2004)

Editor

Butin, Hubertus / Gronert, Stefan

Details

Hardback, 320 pages

ISBN

3775714316

Language

English

Category

Monographs
ArtworkMentioned: pp. 100, 244 
Illustrated: p. 244 (colour) 

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

Publisher

Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln (2001)

Details

Hardback, 79 pages

ISBN

388375479X

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkDiscussed: pp. 56-57 
Illustrated: p. 59 (colour) 

Exhibitions

The catalogue Gerhard Richter. Survey accompanies the eponymous exhibition of the German Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (IfA), which has been composed by Gerhard Richter himself

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Gerhard Richter. Survey Schwarz, Dieter / Zeller, Ursula / Adriani, Götz  2001

Publisher

Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln (2000)

Details

Hardback, 80 pages

ISBN

3883754161

Language

German

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkDiscussed: pp. 56-57 
Illustrated: p. 59 (colour) 

Exhibitions

The catalogue Gerhard Richter. Übersicht accompanies the eponymous exhibition of the German Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (IfA), which has been composed by Gerhard Richter himself

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Gerhard Richter. Übersicht Schwarz, Dieter / Zeller, Ursula / Adriani, Götz  2000

Publisher

Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX (2000)

Details

Unknown binding, 6 pages

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions
ArtworkIllustrated: p. 3 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter in Dallas Collections Wylie, Charles  2000

Publisher

Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London (1998)

Details

Softcover, 112 pages

ISBN

0947564780

Language

English

Category

Solo Exhibitions

Notes

The publication contains a catalogue raisonné of his paintings from 1993 to 1998

ArtworkIllustrated: p. 20 (colour) 

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter 1998 Hentschel, Martin / Friedel, Helmut  1998

7 related publications

Title Author Date

In

Deutschlandradio Kultur

Issue

21 October 2013

Language

German

Category

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Einblick ins Kunst-Labor eines Stars Senne, Thomas  2013

In

Focus online

Issue

21 October 2013

Language

German

Category

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Lenbachhaus präsentiert Gerhard Richters "Atlas"-Sammlung dpa  2013

In

Süddeutsche Zeitung

Issue

22 January 2013, No. 244, p. 11

Language

German

Category

Newspaper Articles

Exhibitions

Lasst mich nicht allein damit. Der Künstler Gerhard Richter erweitert im Münchner Lenbachhaus seinen "Atlas" voller Bilder Lorch, Catrin  2013

Publisher

Walther König, Köln (2013)

Details

Softcover, 31 pages

ISBN

9783863354824

Languages

German, English

Category

Solo Exhibitions

Exhibitions

Released on the occasion of the exhibition Gerhard Richter. Atlas – Mikromega, this supplementary volume completes the 2006 publication Gerhard Richter. Atlas with the recently added sheets 784 – 802

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Gerhard Richter. Atlas. Tafeln / Sheets 784 - 802 Friedel, Helmut  2013

In

Spiegel Online

Issue

24 October 2013

Language

German

Category

Online Publications
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Exhibitions

Gerhard-Richter-Ausstellung in München. Erst kam der Schnipsel, dann die Sekretärin Schulze, Karin  2013

In

Süddeutsche Zeitung

Issue

22 October 2013

Language

German

Category

Newspaper Articles
Read Article

Exhibitions

Gerhard Richter im Lenbachhaus. Ein Atlas voller Bilder   2013

In

Der Spiegel

Issue

28 October 2013, No. 44, p. 136

Language

German

Category

Online Publications
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Exhibitions

Inventur der Eindrücke. Eine Ausstellung widmet sich Gerhard Richters Leben als Sammler und Sortierer Knöfel, Ulrike  2013