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Gerhard Richter: Painting After All

March 4–March 12, 2020 (intended closing date July 5, 2020)

Virtual Public Programs

Artists on Artwork—Jordan Casteel on Gerhard Richter

Painter Jordan Casteel reflects on works in the exhibition Gerhard Richter: Painting After All, considering figuration and the role of photography in her own practice. Recorded on May 20, 2020.

Artists on Artwork—Thomas Struth on Gerhard Richter

Join German photographer Thomas Struth to learn about his time as a student of painter Gerhard Richter and his engagement with Richter's painting practice from the perspective of a photographer. Recorded on June 4, 2020.

Artists on Artwork—Cecily Brown on Gerhard Richter

The artist Cecily Brown, known for her energetic and vivid paintings, reflects on the influence of Gerhard Richter's long career as a master painter of both figurative and abstract works. Recorded on June 13, 2020.

Insider Insights—Gerhard Richter Painting

Join filmmaker Corinna Belz and Met curator Brinda Kumar to learn about Belz's process in making the documentary Gerhard Richter Painting. The film offers a rare glimpse into Richter's work in the studio as he creates a large abstract series. Recorded on May 29, 2020.


Gerhard Richter (German, b. 1932). Ice (detail), 1981. Oil on canvas, 27 9/16 x 39 3/8 in. (70 x 100 cm). Collection of Ruth McLoughlin, Monaco. © Gerhard Richter 2019