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Gerhard Richter: Wald

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Gerhard Richter has been taking photographs in the dense forest near his Cologne home since 2005. This complex artist's book features 285 of these stunning, almost abstract images, sorted loosely into groups--delicate branches, horizontal logs, diagonally growing trees--and interspersed with German text from a forestry magazine, all the words of which have been shuffled by ...more
Hardcover, 396 pages
Published February 1st 2009 by Walther Konig
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Mar 30, 2010 FiveBooks rated it it was amazing
Hans Ulrich Obrist, co-director of the Serpentine Gallery, has chosen to discuss Gerhard Richter’s Wald on FiveBooks as one of the top five on his subject- Contemporary Arts, saying that:

“…For this book Richter produced 285 stunning details of a very dense forest near his house in Hahnwald – they are almost abstract images. As always with Richter, he has an encyclopedic desire to put them into groups. One is almost on a walk if one goes through this book, navigating through the forest and thro
Feb 22, 2012 Brian rated it liked it
This book is pretty good, but ultimately disappointed me. I think it is a perfect example of the medium being better than the maker.
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