Each swipe covers the old painting and reveals a new composition. Watching this can be fascinating, even exciting. After all, it prompts a fundamental movie question: What happens next?
| Original Score: 4/5
Gerhard Richter Painting artfully and convincingly immerses us into the world of one of the greatest, painting.
Corinna Belz' documentary presents a singular opportunity to watch a famous artist at work. And, Richter's process is quite mesmerizing.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
The end results are mixed but nevertheless scintillating and provocative enough to be worth taking seriously.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
In the first documentary he's agreed to in fifteen years, Corinna Belz eschews voiceover narration in favour of a low-key, fly-on-the-wall look at the man in his studio painting.
| Original Score: 3/5
Gerhard Richter Painting offers fascinating insight into the working process of the famed contemporary artist as he prepares a series of abstract canvases.