Why Richter? Why Now?

Related Exhibition Gerhard Richter

Saturday, November 16, 2002, 12:00 p.m.

Phyllis Wattis Theater

In the last decade, Richter has received increasing attention in the United States, culminating in the current retrospective on view at SFMOMA. This panel, whose members represent diverse perspectives and types of involvement with Richter's work, will discuss the artist's relevance and significance for a variety of creative and cultural communities.

$12 general; $8 SFMOMA members. Tickets are available at the Museum with no surcharge or at (866.468.3399) or


John Baldessari, Artist
Ann Lauterbach, Poet
Kaja Silverman, Professor of Film Studies and Rhetoric, UC Berkeley
Robert Storr, Exhibition Curator
Dr. Armin Zweite, Director, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein – Westfalen, Düsseldorf.