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Gerhard Richter: Atlas of the Photographs, Collages and Sketches

Publisher: New York: D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, Inc., in association with Anthony d'Offay, London and Marian Goodman, New York, 1997
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 1881616886
Condition: Fine / Fine
Item #: 112511



First edition thus (first United States edition, revised and expanded from the 1989 German edition published by Verlag Fred Jahn, München), first printing. Hardcover. Cloth, with tipped-in color plate on front cover, with dust jacket. Edited by Helmut Friedel and Ulrich Wilmes, Lenbachhaus, Munich. Introduction by Helmut Friedel. Includes a Catalogue Raisonné of the sheets and a concordance of the book's sheet numbers with Richter's reference numbers. Also includes a detailed exhibition history of panels from the Atlas with black-and-white installation photographs and panel layout diagram illustrations. 390 pp. with 633 'panels/sheets' reproduced in four-color (over 5000 photographs, drawings, exhibition design sketches and other works reproduced). 13 x 9-1/4 inches. Out of print. Scarce.

[Cited in Martin Parr and Gerry Badger, The Photobook: A History, Volume II. (London and New York: Phaidon, 2006).]


Fine in Fine dust jacket.


From the publisher: "In this groundbreaking assemblage of both found and created photographs, Gerhard Richter attempts to find order among our culture's overflow of random images. Atlas is among the most ambitious and engaging documents of our time."