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Overpainted—not overrated.

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October 14th, 2009

richter 585x397 Overpainted—not overrated.

Gerhard Richter is a well-regarded German painter—perhaps best known for Sonic Youth‘s use of one of his paintings as the cover for Daydream Nation—who has been using photographs as guide material for years. But it was only recently that he noticed the interesting effect of paint dribbled onto the photos themselves. He ran with it, and the results are impressive indeed. [ Continue Reading ]