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Gerhard Richter «Atlas»
Gerhard Richter, «Atlas»
Photography | Photograph: Cathy Carver | © Gerhard Richter
Installation Diacenter, New York, 1995


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 Gerhard Richter

Gerhard Richter
b in 1932 in Dresden. 1949–1952 advertisement and stage painter in Zittau. 1951–1956 studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, Dresden (GDR). In 1961 he left the GDR and moved to Düsseldorf. 1961–1963 studied under K. O. Götz at the Academy of Fine Art, Düsseldorf. From 1962 onwards he used amateur photographs, advertisements and book magazine illustrations as models for his photographic realism, and used his own photographs from 1968. In 1971 he was appointed as a professor at the Academy of Fine Art, Düsseldorf.