The Centre Pompidou pays tribute to Gerhard Richter

7 June 2012

Gerhard Richter, one of the world's top-selling living German artists, launched his largest exhibit to date in Paris on Wednesday.

The exhibition "Panorama", a retrospective itinerary, sprawls the entire sixth floor of the Pompidou Center and features some 141 paintings in 10 rooms.

From the beginning of the 1960s to the present day, it shows the brilliant experiments carried out by the painter through a wide variety of pictorial styles. From "photo-paintings" to abstraction, from grisaille and monochrome works to coloured charts, he reinterpreted the genres of history of art: portraits, history paintings and landscapes.

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