Foreign Minister Westerwelle on Gerhard Richter’s 80th birthday

09.02.2012 - Press release

“I consider Gerhard Richter to be one of the most important artists in Germany today. He is recognized and respected throughout the world. His artistry and broad range of works from paintings to the windows of Cologne Cathedral are extremely impressive.
I warmly congratulate Gerhard Richter on his 80th birthday – officially as the Foreign Minister and personally as an admirer of his work.”

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