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Posted by lasandia on 12/14/08
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Posted by lasandia on 12/14/08
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Painting's not Dead

by Frances Guerin
This small, very focused exhibition of 40 odd works by Gerhard Richter is the privilege of a museum able to exhibit the local talent. Though Richter was born in East Germany and trained in Dusseldorf, his residential status in Cologne qualifies him as a local artist for the Museum Ludwig. It is rare to see such a small, concentrated collection of works by one of the world’s greatest living artists on display in a major museum. More typical would be to exhibit the modern master on a grand scale as did New York’s Museum of Modern Art in 2002. The Museum Ludwig’s selection of abstract pa... [more]
Posted by Frances Guerin on 11/11/08