Gerhard Richter

A Curtain of Trees

2011Mark Godfrey26 min 27 sec

A Curtain of Trees
Mark Godfrey

Panorama: New Perspectives on Richter
Symposium at Tate Modern, London, UK
21 October 2011

Mark Godfrey examines the parallels that can be drawn between Richter's abstract works and appearances in nature. Richter's perception of nature is hereby linked to historical aspects.

Mark Godfrey is Senior Curator, International Art (Europe and Americas) at Tate Modern, London and Professor at Slade School of Fine Art, University College London. Together with Sir Nicolas Serota he curated the exhibition Gerhard Richter: Panorama (2011) at Tate. He has been involved in the acquisition of major works by European artists such as Gerhard Richter, Emilio Prini, Pino Pascali and Sigmar Polke.