September 26, 2002 - April 22, 2003

In conjunction with SFMOMA's presentation of Gerhard Richter: Forty Years of Painting, a remarkable eight-painting suite of Richter's abstractions, Abstract Pictures (858) (1999), will be on view at the Museum. Contemporaneous with the exhibition opening, RICHTER 858, an extraordinary book of poems, essays, and music inspired by and specially commissioned for the series, will be released internationally.

Richter, green red and blue abstract painting

Gerhard Richter, Abstract Picture (858-1), 1999; Collection SFMOMA; Fractional and promised gift of anonymous donors in honor of the artist