Gerhard Richter Releases His Latest Artist Book

  • Cover of Gerhard Richter 40 Tage

    Cover of Gerhard Richter 40 Tage

Gerhard Richter has been creating his Artist Books since 1966. Heni Publishing is celebrating the release of his most recent, 40 Tage, with an
exhibition which opened on February 23, 2017. 

40 Tage features a series of 40 graphite-on-paper drawings, drawn between May and September 2015. Richter’s Artist Books are considered to be artworks in their own right and have become sought after items. This latest title is published as a limited edition of 800 numbered copies.

To coincide with the book’s release, the 40 Tage series of work is being exhibited as facsimiles of the original works, at the Heni exhibition space in Soho, London until April 9th. The works span two rooms, organised chronologically, followed by a third room dedicated to Richter’s
engagement with artist books. All 30 of Richter’s artist books are also displayed, including: Polke/Richter. Richter/Polke (Hannover: Galerie h, 1966), War Cut II (Cologne: Walther Koenig, 2004) and Atlas in Four Volumes (Cologne: Walter Koenig, 2015).

Gerhard Richter is a German artist who lives and works in Cologne, Germany. Considered to be one of the most eminent artists of the present day, Richter’s impressive career spans five decades. Exploring the medium of painting and its many facets, his work also incorporates other mediums such as photography and drawing. Richter has exhibited internationally, including a major retrospective, Panorama, at Tate Modern, London; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris and Alte und Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, in 2012.

Limited edition of 800 numbered copies worldwide
310 x 218 mm
Hardback 88pp
Available to purchase from or from the gallery in person

First floor, 6-10 Lexington Street
Soho, London, W1F 0LB