GERHARD RICHTER (B. 1932)
GERHARD RICHTER (B. 1932)

Goldberg-Variationen (Goldberg Variations)

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GERHARD RICHTER (B. 1932)
Goldberg-Variationen (Goldberg Variations)
signed, numbered and dated '56⁄100 Richter 1984' (on the reverse); numbered '56⁄100' (on the record sleeve); numbered '56⁄100' (on the record cover)
oil on phonograph long play record, with original record sleeve and record cover
diameter: 11 7⁄8in. (30.1cm.)
Executed in 1984, this work is number fifty-six from an edition of one hundred unique variants plus twenty artist's proofs
Provenance
Museumsverein Mönchengladbach, Mönchengladbach.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1984.
Literature
H. Butin and S. Gronert, Gerhard Richter: Editionen 1965-2004, Ostfildern-Ruit 2004, p. 205 (another variant illustrated in colour, p. 205)
H. Butin, S. Gronert and T. Olbricht, Gerhard Richter: Editions 1965-2013, Cologne 2014, p. 229 (another variant illustrated in colour, p. 229)
T. Olbricht (ed.), Gerhard Richter: Unikate in Serie/Unique Pieces in Series, Cologne 2017, pp. 144-145 (another variant illustrated in colour, p. 146-147).
Exhibited
Friedrichshafen, Galerie Bernd Lutze, Gerhard Richter: Abstrakte Bilder 1978-1984, 1985-1986 (another variant exhibited).
Bignan, Domaine de Kerguéhennec, Centre d'Art Contemporain, From the Hand to the Head, the Theoretical Object, 1993 (another variant exhibited).
Bremen, Kunsthalle Bremen, Gerhard Richter: Editionen 1965-1993, 1993, p. 135 (another variant exhibited, illustrated in colour, p. 135).
Friedrichshafen, Galerie Bernd Lutze, Gerhard Richter – Editionen 1967-1993, 1994 (another variant exhibited).
Aachen-Kornelimünster, Ehemalige Reichsabtei, Gerhard Richter: Werke aus Aachener Sammlungen, 1999-2000, p. 93, no. 54 (another variant exhibited).
Dallas, Dallas Museum of Art, Gerhard Richter in Dallas Collections, 2000 (another variant exhibited).
Bergisch Gladbach, Kunstverein Bergisch Gladbach, Krypta 182, Gerhard Richter: Übersicht – Editionen 1967-2000, 2008 (another variant exhibited).
Strombeek Bever, Cultuurcentrum Strombeek Grimbergen, Gerhard Richter: Panorama, 2008 (another variant exhibited).
Dallas, Dallas Museum of Art, Two xTwo xTen: Celebrating Ten Years of Two by Two for Aids and Art, 2008-2009 (another variant exhibited).
Oberstdorf, Kunsthaus Villa Jauss, Wege in der Gegenwart: Gerhard Richter, 2009 (another variant exhibited).
Athens, Municipal Gallery of Athens, The George Economou Collection Part II, 2011 (another variant exhibited).
Berlin, Galerie Springer & Winckler, Gerhard Richter: Das Prinzip des Seriellen, 2012. (another variant exhibited).
Berlin, me Collectors Room, Gerhard Richter: Editionen 1965-2011, 2012 (another variant exhibited).
New York, 60 Wall Gallery, Deutsche Bank, The Sight of Sound, 2012 (another variant exhibited).
Turin, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Gerhard Richter: Edizioni 1965-2012 dalla Collezione Olbricht, 2013 (another variant exhibited).
Bremen, Weserburg, Museum für moderne Kunst, Art in Music. Werke aus der ACT Art Collection, 2015 (another variant exhibited).
Essen, Folkwang Museum, Gerhard Richter: Die Editionen, 2017, p. 57 (another variant exhibited, illustrated in colour, p. 59).
San Francisco, Fraenkel Gallery, Art & Vinyl: Artists and the Record Album from Picasso to the Present, 2018 (another variant exhibited).
Berlin, me Collectors Room, Gerhard Richter: Abstrakte Werke aus der Olbricht Collection, 2020 (another variant exhibited).
Sale room notice
Please note that this work is executed in ‘1984’ and not as listed in the printed catalogue, and is signed, numbered and dated '56/100 Richter 1984' (on the reverse).

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