Tom McCarthy on Gerhard Richter

McCarthy voices admiration for the German visual artist
Gerhard Richter, 'Townscape Madrid' (1968)
Tom McCarthy discusses Gerhard Richter's photo-paintings on The Guardian website: 'There's a tendency to discuss the art of the past hundred years in terms of binary oppositions: abstract versus figurative; conceptual versus craft-based; painting versus photography; and so on. Richter, who since the 1970s has been almost universally acknowledged as a late-modern master, reduces these binaries to rubble.' [Read More]

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