Painting Over Photography: Questions of Medium in Richter's Overpaintings
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The overpaintings done by Richter, that is, dragging paint abstractly over small snapshot photographs, are analysed in terms of understanding the medium used. It is suggested that Richter's overpaintings are his way of developing medium in contemporary art, in line with Derrida's concept of idiom
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art
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