Vorhang. 2011/12. Digital Pigment print mounted on aluminum in Diasec. Butin 153. Signed and numbered on verso of the rear board. Typographically inscribed with the artist's name, the date, the title, edition, dimensions and technique on an edition label. From an edition of 25 copies. On wove paper. 205.5 x 195 cm (80.9 x 76.7 in), the full sheet. Printed by Grieger, Düsseldorf, and published by 'Verein der Freunde der Nationalgalerie, Berlin'. The edition "Vorhang" is based on a photography of Gerhard Richter's oil painting "Vorhang III (hell)" (1965, Nationalgalerie, Berlin, catalog raisonné Elger 56). [CH]. • One of just 25 copies. • True-to-scale representation of the painting "Vorhang III (hell)" from 1965, part of Richter's body of works of the photo pictures, which are blurred paintings after photographs. • Impressive effect owing to the monumental format. • The oil painting "Vorhang III (hell)" is in possession of the Nationalgalerie, Berlin • Gerhard Richter has been one of the most influential living artist for many years.
PROVENANCE: Private collection Germany.
EXHIBITION: Each probably different copy: Gerhard Richter. Beirut, Beirut Art Center, Beirut, April 27 - June 16, 2012. Gerhard Richter. Edizioni 1965-2012 dalla Collezione Olbricht, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, January 31 - April 21, 2013. Gerhard Richter. Die Kunst im Plural, K20 Grabbeplatz, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, February 15 - March 9, 2014. Architekt - Busdriver - Zwei Brücken. 20 Jahre Gesellschaft für Moderne Kunst in Dresden, Kunsthalle im Lipsiusbau, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Dresden, August 30 - November 2, 2014. Gerhard Richter. Die Editionen, Folkwang Museum, Essen, April 7 - July 30, 2017.