Lithograph - Signed - 89/120 - without frame - 1969
|Title of artwork:||AUTO/CAR 1969|
|Total dimensions (H/ W/ D in cm):||25.5 cm x 34.8 cm|
|Sold with frame:||without frame|
Offset print in yellow, red, blue on black background after a photograph that Richter took from his window with a toy car mounted on the window pane. Image size: 25.5 cm x 34.8 cm, sheet size 36.5 x 45.8 cm, with a signature below the image.
In excellently preserved condition, framed with glass protection.
Provenance: Private collection, Düsseldorf, Gallery purchase from Frankfurt a. M.
Work catalogued as 'R20' (page 154) in:
René Block: ‘‘Grafik des kapitalistischen Realismus / KP Brehmer - Lueg - Polke - Richter - Vostell / Werkverzeichnisse bis 1971’’, Berlin 1971
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1932 - Born in Dresden on the 9th of February.
1951 - Accepted to study at the National Academy of Arts in Dresden.
1953 - Main course in the subject of wall painting with Heinz Lohmar.
1956 - Graduation with a wall painting in the ‘Deutsches Hygienemuseum’ in Dresden. Subsequently three years of postgraduate studies with his own studio at the National Academy of Arts in Dresden.
1961 - Escape from the GDR. He studied at the National Academy of Arts Düsseldorf with K.O. Götz.
1967 - Visiting lecturer at the University of Visual Arts in Hamburg.
1971 - Professor at the National Academy of Arts in Düsseldorf.
1973 - First solo exhibition at the Reinhard Onnasch Gallery in New York.
1978 - Visiting professor at the Nova Scotia College of Art in Halifax.
1988 - Visiting professor at the Städelschule, Frankfurt/M. Kaiserring award from the city of Goslar.
2001 - Honorary doctorate from the University of Leuven.
2002 - Retrospective at the Museum of Modern Arts in New York.
2007 - Honorary citizenship awarded by the city of Cologne. Gerhard Richter lives and works in Cologne, Germany. His pieces are the most expensive by a living artist in the art market. (gerhard-richter.com)
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