Daniel Richter

Interview feature
Posted by Gestalten—03/2008

Daniel Richter is one of the most renowned contemporary German painters of today. After studying at the Hochschule der Bildenden Künste in Hamburg from 1991 to 1995 he began his career as an artist. He has developed his own expressive style of figurative painting and showed in international galleries over the years with growing success, ultimately earning him a large-scale solo exhibition at the Hamburger Kunsthalle last year. Coming from an alternative political background rooted in the punk movement and having created graphic artwork for chummy musicians and bands, Daniel Richter still tries to keep a low profile when it comes to fame and public attention. For this week's podcast interview, we visited the artist in his Berlin studio where he prepares new paintings for a forthcoming exhibition in New York.

The Upset

Young Contemporary Art
Posted by Gestalten—07/2014
Artists breaking new ground, employing masterly techniques and creating work influenced by visual subcultures.
→ read more

Super-Modified

Scott Belsky and Colleagues on Behance’s First-Ever Book
Posted by Angie—03/2015

New Gestalten Font: Forbury

By Peter Graabæk from Denmark
Posted by Gestalten—03/2015

COTTONCAKE

Amsterdam
Posted by Gestalten—03/2015

March Shop of the Month

→ read more

The Great Wide Open

New Outdoor and Landscape Photography
Posted by Angie—02/2015

Recent Book Releases

show all

Robert Klanten interviewed by PAGE.

The Great Wide Open featured on Monopol. "Atemberaubende neue Landschaftsfotografie."

I am Dandy featured on Caras.

Hide and Seek in the April issue of the UK edition of Wired.

Der Honigdieb reviewed in the February 27 issue of the Nürnberger Zeitung. “So schön verpackt kommt die Sorge um unsere Umwelt selten daher.”

Edwina ermittelt in Berlin recommended in 1000 und 1 Buch's February issue. “Eine spannend zu lesende Geschichte, die mit vielen interessanten Details zur deutschen und Berliner Historie aufwartet und Lust auf einen Berlin-Besuch macht. Liebevoll ausgestattet. Kurz: rundum empfehlenswert.”

Gestalten Pavilion featured in Monocle's film about Bikini Berlin.

Join Our Designer Database

We welcome portfolio and proposal submissions for Gestalten's potential publications and collaborations.

→ How to submit.