Gerhard Richter: Sindbad

AuthorRichter, Gerhard
Date2010
PublisherVerlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln
DetailsHardback, 96 pages
ISBN 9783865608192
Language German

Gerhard Richter’s artist's book Sindbad is dedicated to his series of reverse glass paintings of the same name. Here, the paintings are brought together with the story Sinbad the Sailor from Arabian Nights.

The abstract colour creations of the Sinbad series were originally arranged in pairs and the pattern is replicated with the images displayed in the book. Also, the size of the book corresponds to that of the original paintings, 30 x 24 cm. The high-gloss illustrations that recall the quality of the reverse glass paintings are interrupted by texts describing the voyages of Sinbad in regular intervals. The story’s introduction forms part of the book’s cover, as a partial sleeve.

When Gerhard Richter designed the book, he left the binding and the cardboard visible but completed it with a high-gloss sleeve that shows a modified detail from the Sinbad series.

Related publications

Title Author Date

Publisher

Gregory R. Miller & Co, New York, NY (2014)

Details

Softcover, 112 pages

ISBN

9781941366011

ISBN

1941366015

Language

English, English

Category

Artist's Books

Notes

Series "Schriften des Gerhard Richter Archiv Dresden ; vol. 14"

Gerhard Richter. Books is the translation of the German book Gerhard Richter. Bücher, which was first published in 2013 and exclusively addresses Gerhard Richter’s artist’s books

...
More Details
Gerhard Richter. Books Obrist, Hans Ulrich / Schwarz, Dieter / Richter, Gerhard / Elger, Dietmar  2014

Publisher

Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden (2013)

Details

Softcover, 118 pages

ISBN

9783932264429

Language

German

Category

Artist's Books

Notes

Series "Schriften des Gerhard Richter Archiv Dresden ; vol. 11"

Gerhard Richter. Bücher is the first publication that exclusively addresses Gerhard Richter’s artist’s books. Starting with a brief introduction to the history of the genre, Dieter Schwarz proceeds to analyse Richter’s diverse publications

...
More Details
Gerhard Richter. Bücher Obrist, Hans Ulrich / Schwarz, Dieter / Richter, Gerhard / Elger, Dietmar  2013