Exhibition catalogue published in honor of Gerhard Richter's selection as Germany's artist for the 36th Venice Biennale [La Biennale di Venezia: 36. Esposizione], June 11 - October 1, 1972. Essays by Dieter Honisch, Dietrich Helms, Klaus Honnef, Heinz Ohff, Rolf Gunther Dienst, Rolf Schön, and Sigmar Polke. Includes biography, exhibition history, bibliography, and list of illustrations. Printed in color and black-and-white. Text in English, Italian, and German.