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GERHARD RICHTER: IN CONVERSATION - REPRESENTING THE UNREPRESENTABLE

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Gallery of Modern Art

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‘GERHARD RICHTER: THE LIFE OF IMAGES’
IN CONVERSATION - REPRESENTING THE UNREPRESENTABLE

6.00pm, Wednesday 31 January | Gallery 1.1, GOMA

A valid 'Gerhard Richter: The Life of Images' exhibition ticket is required | Bookings required


Join Geraldine Kirrihi Barlow, Curatorial Manager, International Art, QAGOMA, in conversation with Professor Andrew McNamara, Creative Industries Faculty, School of Creative Practice, Visual Arts, QUT, as they reflect on Richter's depiction of trauma, with a focus on the monumental, four-part painting, Birkenau 2014, which draws on photographs taken by the Jewish Sonderkommando at Birkenau Concentration Camp in 1944.


Followed by a performance of Arvo Pärt's Drei Hirtenkinder aus Fátima by the Canticum Chamber Singers.


Please note - a valid 'Gerhard Richter: The Life of Images' exhibition ticket is required to attend this program. Pre-book an exhibition ticket online or on the door. On the door ticket sales are cash only.

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$18 Adult | $16 Concession | $14 QAGOMA Member




ABOUT THE EXHIBITION

‘Gerhard Richter: The Life of Images’ will be the first substantial Australian exhibition of works by the German artist widely recognised as one of the world’s most influential living painters. With works from across six decades of Richter’s painting practice, it will include some of the most compelling and enigmatic pictures of the 20th and 21st centuries and show how the artist established an unparalleled influence on contemporary art. Read more.


Gerhard Richter, Germany b. 1932 / Birkenau (937-4) 2014 / Oil on canvas / Gerhard Richter Archive, Dresden, Germany. Permanent loan from a private collection / © Gerhard Richter 2017
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