An illuminating commentary on Gerhard Richter's art, plus a thought-provoking discussion on the status of art and the artist in society today
Hans Ulrich Obrist is an art curator, critic and historian. He is the Co-Director of Exhibitions and Programmes and Director of International Projects at the Serpentine Gallery, London. Dietmar Elger studied history, art history and literature at Hamburg University. His publications include a catalogue raisonne of the work of Gerhard Richter, for whom he worked as assistant.
'Richter's writings reveal the trajectory of his career - and his spiritual ambivalence ... the primary source on the leading advocate of painting in our time' - The Art Newspaper