Vita

1932 born in Dresden/Germany
1952 - 1956 studied at Dresden "Hochschule für Bildende Künste" (Academy of Fine Arts)
1961 moved to Düsseldorf
1961 - 1963 studied at the "Kunstakademie Düsseldorf" (Academy of Art)
1962 - 1983 studio in Düsseldorf, Pop Art und photo realism characterize his early work
1971 - 1994 chair at the "Kunstakademie Düsseldorf"
(Academy of Art)
1975 - 1992 member of the "Akademie der Künste"
(Academy of Arts), Berlin
1992 exhibition "Gerhard Richter-Early Prints", Bernd Slutzky Gallery, Frankfurt
1993 Major retrospective (Paris, Bonn, Stockholm, Madrid)
1997 Golden Lion at the 47th Biennale in Venice
2002 - 2003 Major USA retrospective (New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Washington)
  Gerhard Richter lives and works in Cologne