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Gerhard Richter

With a retrospective at the New Museum, the artist talks to Janique Vigier about five decades of teaching and making art 

By Janique Vigier

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The German artist has put up 18 works for sale to raise money to buy 100 homes

London

24 Nov
20 Dec
Gerhard Richter, Kerze I, 1988, Offset print and chalk on paper, 89.3 x 94.5 cm. Courtesy: the artist and Olbricht collection

Essen

7 Apr
30 Jul
Sigmar Polke, ohne Titel (Weihnachten 1985) (Untitled, Christmas 1985), 1985, collage in scrapbook and ink, 21 x 16 cm © The Estate of Sigmar Polke / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2016; photograph: dieterklein.de 

What the proposed closure of Museum Morsbroich tells us about cultural debate in Germany

By Dominikus Müller

Anish Kapoor buys the world's darkest colour and Iggy Pop becomes a life model: a round-up of the latest art news

    Thomas Hirschhorn, Abschlag, 2014, installation view at General Staff Building, State Hermitage Museum

    The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, Russia

    By Noemi Smolik
    The extension to the Julia Stoschek Foundation, Düsseldorf, designed by architects Kuehn Malvezzi, 2007 (courtesy: Julia Stoschek Collection, Düsseldorf; photograph: Ulrich Schwarz)

    The glamour days of the 1970s and ’80s Dusseldorf art scene are long since over.

    By Timotheus Vermeulen
    Talks

    Eminent critic and curator Robert Storr analyses the work of the influential artist

    Bucerius Kunst Forum & Hamburger Kunsthalle

    By Mark Prince