Video Art Screening Series presents – Gerhard Richter Painting
Thursday, October 18th
in the Weil Gallery on campus.
As part of this semester’s Video Art Screening Series, organized by Art History Professor, Dr. Laura Petican, Gerhard Richter Painting, 2012, 97mins, will be shown October 18th from 6:30-8:00 pm in the Weil Gallery.
Gerhard Richter (b. 1932), a German painter of both photo-realistic and abstracted works. In 2015, one of his paintings set the record for highest auctioned price from a from a living European artist. Richter’s Abstraktes Bild (1986) sold for $46.3 million at the Sotheby’s auction in London.
Left: Gerhard Richter, Right: Abstraktes Bild (1986)
Ghorashi, Hannah. “New Records for Gerhard Richter, Jonas Wood at Buoyant $188.2 M. Sotheby's London Sale.” Art News. http://www.artnews.com/2015/02/11/new-records-for-gerhard-richter-jonas-wood-at-buoyant-188-2-m-sothebys-london-sale/. (Accessed October 15, 2018).