gerhard richter :: overpainted photographs

Gerhard Richter has often experimented between the realms of photography and painting, creating a trademark style which blends both media. In his Overpainted Photographs series Richter uses a tension between the applied texture of oil paint and seemingly traditional tourist photos and creates dynamic images with a unique character. A short documentary about this series was made in 2008, when it was for the first time ever exhibited in the Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen (Germany): ‘Gerhard Richter’s Overpainted photographs series


1 Response to “gerhard richter :: overpainted photographs”

  1. November 25, 2010 at 18:36

    these are fascinating aren’t they…

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