A Foucault pendulum created by Gerhard Richter has been installed in the dome of a deconsecrated Catholic church in Münster and is open to the public.
Richter, who attended the inauguration ceremony on Sunday, June 17th, says that he is fascinated by the history of Foucault’s pendulum and has long wanted to create his own. Richter wants his installation to provide a backdrop for concerts, lectures, readings and similar events.
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"In Tune with the World" unveils a new selection of artists from the collection, of several different mediums, bringing together modern and contemporary works, most of which have never before been exhibited in this space. Artists include Giovanni Anselmo, Christian Boltanski, Maurizio Cattelan, Pierre Huyghe, Gerhard Richter and Adrián Villar Rojas.
The Espace Louis Vuitton, Beijing presents its inaugural exhibition dedicated to Gerhard Richter
This exhibition has been presented in the framework Hors-les-murs program that showcases unseen holdings of the collection with the intention of making them more accessible to a broader public.
On the occasion of his 85th birthday, the Gerhard Richter Archive of the Dresden State Art Collections is holding an exhibition of new paintings by the artist.
Initially, most of his works were already exhibited in Museum Ludwig, Cologne, and now the 24 paintings, supplemented with seven, recently in 2017, created works, will be exhibited in the Albertinum.
The National Gallery in Prague presents Gerhard Richter: A Survey in cooperation with the German Embassy Prague, the Goethe Institute Prague, and coinciding with the 2017 Czech-German Cultural Spring.
The Museum Ludwig presents Gerhard Richter: New Paintings, featuring works created in 2016. Alongside the exhibition, pioneering works by Richter from the collection of the Museum Ludwig will be presented in the permanent exhibition.