Accompanying the bestselling English and German language editions of September developed by HENI Publishing and published by Tate Publishing and Buchhandlung Walther Kenig respectively HENI Publishing present Italian and Spanish language editions. In these publications, eminent American scholar and curator Robert Storr offers an authoritative consideration of September, Richter s 2005 painting made in response to the attacks on the World Trade Center of 11 September 2001, asking what is the meaning of a single, small, almost abstract depiction of one of the most consequential occurrences in recent world history? . Opening with a vivid personal account of being in New York that day and paying particular attention to the role of the media, Storr deftly explores the geo-political context of the attacks, capturing the effects of the atrocity on a deeply human level while navigating the complex web of political, social, religious and cultural factors that it embodied and the discourse it
Robert Storr is an artist, writer, and exhibition maker, and the dean of the Yale University School of Art. He is the author of "Gerhard Richter: 40 Years of Painting" and "Cage: Six Paintings by Gerhard Richter" among many other titles.
Robert Storr es un artista, escritor, creador de exposiciones, y decano de la Escuela de Arte de la Universidad de Yale. Es el autor de 'Gerhard Richter: 40 Years of Painting' y de 'Cage: Six Paintings by Gerhard Richter'.