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‘GERHARD RICHTER: THE LIFE OF IMAGES’ OPENING WEEKEND SYMPOSIUM

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‘GERHARD RICHTER: THE LIFE OF IMAGES’
OPENING WEEKEND SYMPOSIUM

10.00 – 5.00pm, Sunday 15 October | Cinema B, GOMA
FREE | Bookings required | Limited places available

An all-day academic symposium coinciding with the opening weekend of ‘Gerhard Richter: The Life of Images’ will provide a platform for Australian and international Richter scholars to present new research and lead discussion on the artistic practice of one of the world’s most influential living artists.

Speakers include:

  • Dietmar Elger, art historian, curator, and Director of the Gerhard Richter Archive, Dresden, Germany

  • Stefan Gronert, Curator of Photography and Media, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany

  • Rosemary Hawker, exhibition curator and Senior Lecturer, Fine Art, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia

  • Andrew McNamara, art historian and Professor, Visual Arts at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
  • Luke Smythe, Auckland-based art historian and teaching fellow at Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand

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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 / Abstract painting (726) 1990 / Collection: Tate / Purchased 1992 / © Gerhard Richter 2017
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