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Gerhard Richter
SIGNED GERHARD RICHTER STAMMHEIM 1995 D'OFFAY LIMITED EDITION NEAR FINE SOFTCVER
London: Anthony D'Offay Gallery, 1995. The Actual Book You Will Receive Is Pictured. Up for your consideration is a signed copy of the limited edition of Stammheim published by the Anthony D'Offay Gallery, London, in 1995 and hand signed by the great German artist Gerhard Richter. The dust jacket is protected in an archival mylar and paper cover, and I have not handled it outside of it. The book is clean and free of marks or damage. I note some bumping to the outer edges of the covers and an erased pencil notation on the front free end page (pic #5). Other than that the book is clean, bright, lightly handled and free of marks or damage. Binding is undamaged (shadows in the pictures are from my not wanting to open the book too far to preserve the binding). Softcover with dust jacket as issued, 8 by 5 inches, 60 pages, with text in German and English. First and only edition and printing. From the artist's site- "This limited edition reproduces in facsimile each of the twenty-three Richter works executed on pages of the book Stammheim. Der Prozess gegen die Rote Armee Fraktion by Pieter H. Bakker Schut - the story of the alleged simultaneous suicides in 1977 of three German members of the Red Army Faction in Stammheim prison. The images here are abstract, yet closely historically and thematically linked to the artist's 18. Oktober 1977series. They affirm Richter's continued search for a means to communicate historical themes beyond the physicality of the paint surface, his refusal to completely dispense with metaphor, his belief that art can express profound mourning while rem … [Click Below for Full Description]
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