Sunday, April 27, 2014

Gerhard Richter | Graue Bilder

Gerhard Richter
Graue Bilder
Mönchengladbach, Germany: Städtisches Museum, 1974
20.3 x 16 cm
Edition of 330 numbered copies

An exhibition catalogue to accompany a show that ran from December 4th, 1974 to January 12th, 1975. The box contains a card with a text by curator Johannes Cladders, and a cardboard leporello with 12 black-and-white offset illustrations. Richter's intervention was to hand spray-paint the inside lid with grey anti-rust paint.

A signed copy sold for $3,623 at Christies Auction in December 2012 (the edition was not typically signed).

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