Gerhard Richter: ‘a painter in a photographic age’

Gerhard Richter: ‘a painter in a photographic age’

Guardian art critic Jonathan Jones scratches the surface of Gerhard Richter’s photorealist portraits, and finds an artist using painting as a mirror to move and haunt us.
This is a nice short video (about 3mins) that just poses some questions about the links and complexities between painting and photography. I know that this is a subject that pops up often for photography students.

Watch the Video Here
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