THE MOTOR
June 25th 2015
Visual echos

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|Richter did these ink drawings in the autumn of 2008. He is rarely satisfied with his own initial gestures, and as a rule starts a lengthy process of reworking his paintings, but this is impossible with this fragile work. So he left the stack in a corner until 2013; suddenly he liked the non-manipulated imperfection of the flowing ink and now he shows it to the world. For these small dreamy drawings black Edding ink was thinned with benzene and acetone. In a few works lacquer and pencil lines are added. The series is called November < click 

Richter did these ink drawings in the autumn of 2008. He is rarely satisfied with his own initial gestures, and as a rule starts a lengthy process of reworking his paintings, but this is impossible with this fragile work. So he left the stack in a corner until 2013; suddenly he liked the non-manipulated imperfection of the flowing ink and now he shows it to the world. For these small dreamy drawings black Edding ink was thinned with benzene and acetone. In a few works lacquer and pencil lines are added. The series is called November < click 

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