Thursday, 15 February 2018

Grey paint strokes - Gerhard Richter 1968


"My method or my expectation which, so to speak, drives my to painting, is opposition. I expect that something will emerge that is unknown to me, which I could not plan, which is better, cleverder than I am, something which is also more universal." - On the Monochrome and Abstract Paintings - Gerhard Richter from 'Interview with Benjamin Buchloh', 1988

Vman.be - Gerhard Richter
‘Grauschlieren’ (Grey paint strokes), 1968 – OOC 200x200cm
Private collection Gerhard Richter Archiv, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden

(opposition: active resistance against the ruling majority)

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