This thoughtful entry in the new Plastic Arts Collection from Editions Dis Voir provides a long-overdue examination of the ways cinema has fueled Richter's complications of the boundary between painting and photography. A valuable introduction for anyone interested in the historical roots of this extraordinarily protean artist.
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