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Nationality/school
German
Born
Dresden 1932-02-09
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was married between 1982 and 1993 with sculptor Isa Genzken
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1952 - 2018
active c. 1952 and possible still active in 2018 (March 2018)
Education
Akademie der Bildenden Künste (Dresden)
1951-1956, with Karl von Appen, Ulrich Lohmar and Will Grohmann (according to lemma Wikipedia)
Staatliche Kunstakademie (Düsseldorf)
1961-1964, with Ferdinand Macketanz and later Karl Otto Götz (www.gerhard-richter.com)
Active in
  • Oberlausitz 1948
    Waltersdorf in Oberlausitz
  • Zittau (Sachsen) 1947 - 1951
    possibly also painting evening classes in Zittau; 1950 advertising painter and decor painter at the theater there
  • Dresden 1951 - 1957
  • Sovjet-Unie (hist.) 1961
    reis
  • Düsseldorf 1961 - 1968
    from 1968 residing and working in Düsseldorf; first teacher at Düsseldorf-Gerresheim
  • Parijs 1963
    reis (Serota e.a. 2011)
  • Corsica (regio) 1968
    reis
  • Groenland 1972
    reis
  • Keulen 1983 - 1996
    from 1996 in Cologne-Hahnwald (all data on places of work taken from (www.gerhard-richter.com, unless otherwise stated)
Teacher at academy/university
Akademie der Bildenden Künste (Dresden)
after 1956 Richter teaches at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste for three years in exchange for a stipend and a studio
Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg (HFBK Hamburg)
1967 guest teacher
Königlich-Preußische Kunstakademie (Düsseldorf)
1971-1994
Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (Halifax)
1978 guest teacher
Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Kunst (Städelschule) (Frankfurt am Main)
1988 gastdocent (alle gegevens over leraar aan academie ontleend aan www.gerhard-richter.com)
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Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
architecture (genre), flower piece, animal painting (genre), hunting scene, geometric abstraction, genre, landscape (as genre), marine (as genre), still life, abstraction, portrait, cityscape, topography
Medium/technique
glass, oil paint, pencil, charcoal, iron
spiegels
Product
design for stained glass
Current
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Photorealism, Pop
Prijzen
Entered on: 1992-01-25; Modification on: 2018-03-12

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