Donald Baechler made his name in New York in the 1980s showing his work at the legendary Tony Shafrazi Gallery with a group of artists that included Keith Haring, Kenny Scharf and Jean-Michel Basquiat. He is known predominantly for his intensely reworked graphical work and paintings which return frequently to a group of motifs and characters: ice-cream cones, thumbs-up, Disney-esque fawns, as well as more clichéd images from art history – flowers, skulls and globes. Executed in the ancient medium of Gesso, flashe paint on canvas or paper collage, Baechlers' are multi-layered works which speak volumes about the painterly process itself.

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      Donald Baechler
      New Works

      Donald Baechler: New Works, 2016
      Hardcover linen with dust jacket
      35 x 25 x 2 cm

      Artworks by Donald Baechler
      Design and layout by Alex Daniels
      Essays by Michael Wilson and Katya Tylevich
      Photography by Donald Baechler Studio and Erik and Petra Hesmerg

      Edition of 750
      Published by Reflex Editions
      126 pages
      ISBN 978-90-71848-24-7
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