If I could own a painting from any living artist it would be one of Gerhard Richter's works. That said, I am looking forward to seeing the new documentary film entitled Gerhard Richter Painting. He gave filmmaker Corinna Belz access to his studio for 2 years. From the reviews it sounds like she captured an amazing dialogue between the artist and his materials, thought process and working methods. The film is now playing in theaters nationwide.
Some of my favorite Richter works: