From photo-like paintings to out-of-focus works, he is consistently inconsistent and beyond his time. Gerhard Richter, at 85, claims to have to system – but has become one of the world’s most expensive artists.
Gerhard Richter can walk through his chosen hometown of Cologne virtually unrecognized. He is inconspicuous, humble in appearance – a small, bearded and bespectacled man. What stands out about him is his constantly searching and questioning gaze.
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