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Gerhard Richter

Are Documentaries About Artists More Important Than Their Art?

Matthew Israel | Posted 11.09.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

Films about artisits are great devices for making art more accessible. They give a wonderful window into an artist's process. They often show more concretely than other media what an artistic career entails as well as enable a view of the structures and institutions of the art world.

Vanity Fair Reveals The 6 Greatest Living Artists -- Do You Agree?

Posted 11.04.2013 | Arts

Vanity Fair recently released a very compact compendium of the greatest living artists -- all six of them. The chosen ones, selected by V.F.'s opin...

Eric Clapton Is About To Sell Another Famous Painting For $25 Million

Posted 09.27.2013 | Arts

Eric Clapton is at it again, infiltrating the art world's most sacred of spaces with his surprisingly shrewd contemporary taste. According to Christie...

The Eternal Conceptual: John Bauer's Practice

Bettina Gilois | Posted 11.19.2013 | Arts
Bettina Gilois

John Bauer grew up immersed in the primal, face to face with the concept of the infinite, as a surfer raised in the beach culture of La Jolla, in Southern California. To hear him describe his experience of the ocean is to glimpse the conceptual existentialism in his work.

Quality and Luxury at Art Southampton

MutualArt | Posted 09.29.2013 | Arts
MutualArt

New fair Art Southampton will return for its sophomore run this week, kicking off on July 25th and running until the 29th.

Richter Breaks Records

AP | Posted 07.15.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — A monumental 20th-century masterpiece by German artist Gerhard Richter (GEHR'-hahrd RIHK'-tur) has sold for $37 million at a New York...

Surpassing All Expectations: London Auctions Coverage Continued

MutualArt | Posted 04.23.2013 | Arts
MutualArt

London auction sales continued this week with the contemporary auctions at the major auction houses.

Jonathan Wateridge, British Painter, Talks Los Angeles, Gerhard Richter and Diego Velázquez

Susan Michals | Posted 04.15.2013 | Arts
Susan Michals

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Interview With Jed Perl On His Latest Book

John Seed | Posted 02.13.2013 | Arts
John Seed

Jed Perl, Magicians and Charlatans: Essays on Art and Culture, Eakins Press, 352 pages Jed Perl, who has served as the art critic for the N...

Richter Smashes Records, Gets Highest Price For A Living Artist

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.20.2012 | Arts

Eric Clapton proved this week that his art collecting skills are anything but amateur. The guitarist sold a Gerhard Richter painting at Sotheby's for ...

15 Exhibitions You Can't Miss This Fall

Posted 08.30.2012 | Arts

As much as we love these last sunny summer days, nothing compares to the combination of crisp fall air and freshly unveiled art exhibitions, does it? ...

In the Wake of Facebook's Richter Blackout, Does the Social Network Still Stand for Censoring Art?

ARTINFO | Posted 10.14.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

We were quite surprised last year when Facebook took down a photo posted by the New York Academy of Art on our page. It never occurred to us that the ...

Making the Best of the "Blockbuster"

MutualArt | Posted 08.21.2012 | Arts
MutualArt

Should exhibitions cater to the masses with monolithic shows featuring blue-chip artists and a shiny new line of gift shop merchandise, or should they present a novel intellectual and aesthetic experience?

Art Basel Inside Out

MutualArt | Posted 08.14.2012 | Arts
MutualArt

Often dubbed the "Olympics of the art world," Art Basel is certainly daunting, even for the most esteemed collector or knowledgeable art aficionado.

Gerhard Richter Opens Largest Exhibit In Paris

AP | By THOMAS ADAMSON | Posted 08.04.2012 | Arts

PARIS -- Gerhard Richter, one of the world's top-selling living artists, launched his largest exhibit to date in Paris on Monday – a show spanni...

Art and Money

Sugar Rautbord | Posted 07.28.2012 | Arts
Sugar Rautbord

The numbers are in. The prices of blue-chip art are bigger than they have ever been at a time when whole countries have contemplated fiscal bankruptcy and currency devaluation. Fine art is a art is a global currency less volatile than the euro, dollar or drachma... or Facebook stock.

The Artist's Perspective -- Frieze Art Fair New York

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 07.14.2012 | Home
Barbara Ernst Prey

Although I was born in New York, grew up in New York and now live in New York, it was my first visit to Randall's Island in Manhattan -- just to see the inaugural Frieze Art Fair.

Gerhard Richter Order Chaos

Daniel Maidman | Posted 06.11.2012 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

He has discovered that chaos has an aesthetic, but you cannot impose an aesthetic on chaos -- you just keep rolling the dice until you get an outcome you like.

This Painting Sold For How Much?!

Posted 02.16.2012 | Arts

Value and currency flow differently amongst the art world elite, but Gerhard Richter's recent desirability has skyrocketed to insane new heights. On F...

Who's At The Top Of The World's Art Market?

Posted 12.28.2011 | Arts

Gerhard Richter is at the head of a changing art market. The German artist, known for his ability to cover a range of styles, from the abstract to the...

Richer Than Rich: Art Outperforms S&P

Kia Makarechi | Posted 12.21.2011 | Arts

If you ever find yourself choosing between some Warhols or a few stocks, we're here to make that decision easier. A new study has found that artwork b...

New York Art Critic Offers Money, Sex for Fake Painting

Lisa Derrick | Posted 01.29.2012 | Arts
Lisa Derrick

New York Magazine's art critic Jerry Saltz loves Gerhard Richter's paintings. A lot. So much so that the three-time Pulitzer nominee offered either $1,000 or a sex act to any artist who could make him a replica.

Gerhard Richter Retrospective At The Tate Modern

ARTINFO | Posted 12.12.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

WHAT: Gerhard Richter's "Panorama" WHERE: Tate Modern, Bankside, London WHEN: October 6-January 8, Sunday-Thursday 10AM-6PM, Friday-Saturday 10AM-1...

PHOTOS: Must-See Exhibitions In London

Posted 11.05.2011 | Arts

It’s back to school time for the kids, and you know what that means for us...the art world is back in action! After the lazy, lull days of summer wh...

Top 10 Portrait Picks From The London Auctions

Bruce Helander | Posted 08.26.2011 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Next week, London hosts contemporary auctions organized by Christie's, Sotheby's and Phillips de Pury. While there are gems on the docket like Warhol'...