Donald Baechler, American (1956 - )

Hartford, Connecticut 1956
Lives and works in New York City

1974-77 Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore
1977-78 Cooper Union, New York
1978-79 Staatliche Hochschule für bildende Künste, “Staedelschule”,
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

2011McClain Gallery, Houston, Texas; “Sculptures and Paintings”
Studio d’Arte Raffaelli, Trento, Italy; “Recent Works"
Museo Magi, Pieve di Cento, Bologna, Italy; “Donald Baechler”
2010Cheim & Read, New York, “Donald Baechler”
2009Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland; “New Works"
McClain Gallery, Houston, Texas; “Recent Paintings and Collages”
Galleria In Arco, Torino, Italy; "I Wonder If I Can Write A Poem
Museo Arte Contemporanea Isernia, Isernia, Italy; “XL + XS”
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg; “Flowers & Boys”
2008IBM Sculpture Garden, New York; “Three Bronzes”
Galerie Alain Noirhomme, Brussels, Belgium; “Baechler-Morrison”
Galleri Lars Bohman, Stockholm, Sweden; “Donald Baechler: New Works”
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg; “Donald Baechler: Editions”
2007Galeria Leyendecker, Tenerife, Spain; “New Work”
Museum Moderner Kunst Kärnten MMKK, Klagenfurt, Austria, “Skulptur und
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris; “Works on Paper”
Museo Forte Strino. Vermiglio, Italy; “A Farewell to Arms”
Studio d’Arte Raffaelli, Trento, Italy; “New Works"
Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, Colorado; “New Paintings and Sculpture”
2006Museo Rimoldi, Cortina d'Ampezzo; “Winter Sports”
Pace Prints, New York; “Donald Baechler”
Loyal Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden; “Wes Lang and Donald Baechler:
Skulls and Shit”
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg; “Donald Baechler: New Sculptures
and Related Works”
Cheim & Read, New York, “Donald Baechler”
Galleri Lars Bohman, Stockholm, Sweden
2005Cheim & Read, New York; “Sculpture”
Kunst Meran, Merano, Italy; “The Enemies of the Rose”
Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich, Germany; "Paintings 1991- 2003"
2004Baldwin Gallery, Aspen; “New Work”
Galleria Cardi, Milan; “Donald Baechler”
Maruani & Noirhomme Gallery, Knokke, Belgium; “Donald Baechler: New
Museum der Moderne, Rupertinum, Salzburg; “Sculptures”
Galeria Leyendecker, Tenerife, Spain; “Donald Baechler: New Paintings
and Sculptures”
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris; “Sculptures”
2003Cheim & Read, New York; “Donald Baechler”
Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich; “Recent Paintings”
Mario Diacono, Ars Libri, Boston: “Thinking Without Words”
Lars Bohman, Stockholm; “Donald Baechler”
Hamiltons Gallery, London; “Donald Baechler”
2002Galleria Leyendecker, Tenerife, Spain
John Berggruen, San Francisco; “Principal & Auxillary Functions: Some
Recent Pictures”
Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, San Marino, Italy; “77
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg
2001Tony Shafrazi, New York; “Five Easy Pieces”
Galerie Jan Wagner, Berlin; “Donald Baechler”
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris; “Oeuvres Récentes”
Studio d’Arte Raffaelli, Trento; “Some of My Subjects”
2000Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, East Hampton NY; “Donald Baechler: new
Baldwin Gallery, Aspen CO; “Buildings and Other New Paintings”
Pace/Prints, New York; “Recent Editions”
Galeria Leyendecker, Tenerife, Spain; “Donald Baechler”
1999Cheim & Read, New York; “Crowd Paintings”
Tony Shafrazi, New York; “Paintings from Kunsthalle, Basel”
Greenberg Van Doren, St. Louis MO; “New Work”
Velge & Noirhomme, Brussels; “Collage Paintings”
Baron/Boisanté, New York; “New Color Aquatints”
Bernd Klüser, Munich; “Recent Paintings”
Lars Bohman, Stockholm; “Sculptures & Drawings”
Thomas Cohn, Sao Paulo; “New Paintings”
Locks Gallery, Philadelphia; “Donald Baechler”
Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris; “Globes and More”
1998Locks Gallery, Philadelphia PA; “Works on Paper”
Lars Bohman, Stockholm; “Crowds”
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria; “Neue Bilder”
Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland; “New Paintings”
Baron/Boisanté, New York; “twenty-one etchings”
Galeria 56, Budapest, Hungary
Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento
1997Harley Baldwin, Aspen ; “New Flowers”
Tony Shafrazi, New York; “Flowers”
Paul Kasmin, New York; “One Very Large Painting & One Very Large
Anders Tornberg, Lund; “21 Paintings”
Galleria Milleventi, Milan
Studio d’Arte Raffaelli, Trento, Italy; “Works on Paper”
1996Galeria Leyendecker, Tenerife, Spain
1995Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal; “Donald Baechler: York House
Baron/Boisanté, New York; “Donald Baechler: Large Works on Paper
Fisher Landau Center, Long Island City NY; with Saint Clair Cemin
Bernd Klüser, Munich, Germany; “Black Flowers”
Kyoko Chirathivat, Bangkok, Thailand; “Paintings & Works on Paper”
Baldwin Gallery, Aspen CO; “Donald Baechler: Fish & Wildlife”
Tony Shafrazi, New York; “Donald Baechler: Selected Early
Paul Kasmin, New York; “Works on Paper”
Adolf Ribbentrop, Eltville, Germany; “Donald Baechler: Neue
Milleventi, Turin, Italy; “Donald Baechler ‘Yankee Pieces’ Torino”
1994E+O Friedrich, Bern
Galleria Becherini, Florence, Italy
Pace Prints, New York; “Donald Baechler: Prints ‘Days of the Week
Laura Carpenter Fine Art, Santa Fe NM ; “Donald Baechler: Drawings”
Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France; “Donald Baechler: ‘des Fleurs’”
1993Gisela Capitain, Cologne; “Works on Paper”
Lars Bohman, Stockholm; “Abstract Painting With Bird”
Schönewald & Beuse, Krefeld, Germany; “Works on Paper”
UMKC Art Gallery, Kansas City MO ; “Works on Paper”
Sperone Westwater, New York; “Paintings, Works on Paper”
Paul Kasmin, New York; “Works on Paper”
1992Loyola University, New Orleans LA; “Works on Paper”
Pedro Oliveira, Porto, Portugal; “Works on Paper”
Gian Enzo Sperone, Rome; “Works on Paper”
1991Lucio Amelio, Naples; “Prints & Collages”
Luhring Augustine Hetzler, Santa Monica CA
James Corcoran, Santa Monica, CA; “Paintings”
Max Hetzler, Cologne, Germany
Gisela Capitain, Cologne; “Collagen”
Anders Tornberg, Lund
Baron/Boisanté, New York; “Paintings of 1981 + 1982”
E+O Friedrich, Bern
Kunst-Station Sankt Peter Köln, Cologne
1990Gian Enzo Sperone, Rome, Italy
Paul Kasmin, New York; “Works on Paper”
Tony Shafrazi, New York; “Paintings, Bronzes & Works on Paper”
1989Paul Kasmin, New York; “Works on Paper”
Tony Shafrazi, New York
Lars Bohman, Stockholm, Sweden; “Flowers and Trees”
E+O Friedrich, Bern, Switzerland
Lino Silverstein, Barcelona, Spain
Lucio Amelio, Naples, Italy
1988Thomas Cohn Arte Contemporanea, Rio de Janiero, Brazil; “Pinturas
University Galleries, Illinois State University, “Donald Baechler
Paintings and Drawings:
1982-1987”; and Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University
Baechler Paintings 1981-1987”
Galeria Il Capricorno, Venice, Italy
Anders Tornberg, Lund; “Donald Baechler: Paintings, Drawings &
1987Tony Shafrazi, New York
Ascan Crone, Hamburg; “Neue Arbeiten”
Mayor Rowan, London, England
Galeria Leyendecker, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
1986Akira Ikeda, Nagoya, Japan; “New Paintings”
Larry Gagosian, Los Angeles
Anders Tornberg, Lund, Sweden
1985Pat Hearn, New York
Real Art Ways, Hartford CT
Ascan Crone, Hamburg; “Hamburger Gemaelde”
Tony Shafrazi, New York
1984Ascan Crone, Hamburg, Germany; “Neue Bilder”
Tony Shafrazi, New York
1983Tony Shafrazi, New York
1982Hallwalls, Buffalo NY
1980Artists Space, New York
Studio Cannaviello, Milan, Italy

2010Haunch of Venison, New York; “Your History Is Not Our History”,
Organized by David Salle and Richard Phillips
2008Cheim & Read, New York; “I Won’t Grow Up”, Curated by Beth DeWoody and
Donald Baechler
2007Tony Shafrazi, New York, “Four Friends,” October 25 –January 12,2008
Sammlung Essl Collection, Klosterneuburg, Austria, “Passion For Art:
35th Anniversary of the Sammlung Essl Collection”
Sister Gallery, Los Angeles, CA: “Plug”, curated by Art Design
Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston, MA: “We Are Near,” curated by Eddie
2006Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York; “The Other Side”
La Maison Rouge, Paris; “busy going crazy: collection Sylvio
2005Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz, Chelsea Art Museum;
“Co-Conspirators: Artist and Collector: Selections from the collection
of James Cottrell and Joseph Lovett”
Howard House, Seattle; “Red Thread: Glimpses of International Art in
Sammlung Essl, Vienna; “Figur Skulptur”
White Columns, New York “The Early Show,” curated by the General
Fisher Landau Center for Art, Long Island City, New York “Zoo
2004Albertina, Vienna; “Pop Art & Minimalismus”
Cheim & Read, New York; “I Am the Walrus”
Galleria Cardi & Co., Milan; “ fresh, so cool...”
Sammlung Essl, Vienna; “Visions of America”
Museo Cantonale d’Arte, Lugano; “Les Enfants Terribles”
Galleria Cardi, Milan; “…Surpise”
2003Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio in Bologna; “Pictura Magistra Vitae”
Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles; “Funny Papers: Cartoons &
Contemporary Drawing”
Evergreen House, Baltimore; “Conversations”
Leo Koenig Inc, NYC, together with Gordian Weber Kunsthandel, Cologne;
“...As Time Goes By”
Galleria Cardi, Milan; “Painting Lesson”
2002Bergen Kommune, Norway; “New York Expression”
Galleria Cardi &Co., Milan; “Good News”
48 Wall Street, New York “Art Downtown: New York Painting &
Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, Easthampton NY; “Revealing Nature: An
Exhibition of
Organic Forms in Books, Photography, Art and Design”
2001MoCA Miami; “Mythic Proportions: Painting in the 1980’s”
Paco Imperial, Brazil; “Espelho Cego (The Blind Mirror)”
Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore; “From Rags to Riches: 25
Years of Paper Art from Dieu Donné
2000Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York; “Painting”
Baron/Boisanté, New York; “And Away We Go”
Tony Shafrazi, New York; “Off White”
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York; “Drawings & Photographs”
Pat Hearn Gallery, New York; “Pat Hearn Gallery: Part One
1999Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, The Educational Alliance, New York;
DFN Gallery, New York; “Road Show”
Ascan Crone, Hamburg; “Peter Kogler”
Baron/Boisanté, New York; “Selected Projects 1985-1990”
1998David Beitzel Gallery, New York; “Knowing Children”
Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York; “Maps”
Parrish Art Museum, Southampton NY; “Dreams for the Next Century: A
View of the Collection”
Galerie Ropac, Salzburg & Paris; “Ensemble Moderne”
Galerie Bernd Klueser, Munich; “20 Years
1997Bernd Klueser, Munich; “Group Show”
The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh PA; “Chanel”
Ursula Blickle Fdtn, Kraichtal, Switzerland; Kunstraum Innsbruck,
Austria; “Von Kopf bis Fuss”;
Paul Kasmin, New York; “Summer:
Sperone Westwater, New York; “Summer Group Show”
Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria; “KünstlerInnen: 50 Positionen”
Fisher Landau Center, L.I. City, NY; “Wood Work”
Baron/Boisanté, New York; “Works on Paper”
1996Baron/Boisanté, New York; “dissimilar & unrelated sculptures”
Wanas Foundation, Sweden; “Sculptures”
Baldwin Gallery, Aspen CO; “Works on Paper”
Tony Shafrazi, New York; “Group Show”
Paul Kasmin, New York; “Sculpture”
Sperone Westwater, New York; “Summer Group Exhibition”
Curt Marcus, New York; “The Baseball Show”
Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg; “Picasso: A Contemporary Dialogue”
1995Sperone Westwater, New York; “Emblems and Contours”
Bruce Museum, Greenwich CT; “A New York Time: Selected Drawings of the
Gagosian Gallery, New York; “1995 ‘Yamantaka’ Donation”
Municipal Museum of Fine Arts, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain;
“Barras y Estrellas”
Sperone Westwater, New York; “Summer Group Exhibition”
Paul Kasmin, New York; “Summer 1995”
Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany; “Group Show”
Baron/Boisanté, New York; “Selected Projects of 1981-1995”
Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany; “Blumenstuecke Kunststuecke”
Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris; “Passions Privées”
1994Baron/Boisanté, New York; “Works On Paper”
Schoenewald & Beuse, Krefeld, Germany; “en minature”, ART Frankfurt
Offshore Gallery, Easthampton NY; “Inaugural Group Exhibition”
Sperone Westwater, New York; “Summer Group Show”
Paul Kasmin, New York; “Summer 1994”
1993Anders Tornberg, Lund; “Floor Show ‘sculptures & objects’”
Tony Shafrazi, New York; “Extravagant: The Economy of Elegance”
Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain; “Parallel Visions: Modern
Artists and Outsider Art”
Sperone Westwater, New York; “The Spirit of Drawing”
Tony Shafrazi, New York; “1982-83 Ten Years After”
Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland; “Parallel Visions: Modern
Artists and Outsider Art”
Galerie Ribbentrop, Eltville, Germany; “Jiri Dokoupil Donald
Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo; “Parallel Visions: Modern Artists and
Outsider Art”
The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC; “43rd Biennial Exhibition
of Contemporary
American Painting”
Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris; “New York On Paper”
Sammlung Goetz, Munich; “New York Painters”
1992Perry Rubenstein, New York; “Easel Painting”
Paul Kasmin, New York; “Sculpture”
Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; “Regard
Sperone Westwater, New York; “Group Sculpture Show”
Bernd Klueser, Munich; “Der Gefrorene Leopard”, Part II
Museum Ludwig, Cologne; “Ars Pro Domo ‘Zeitgenössische Kunst aus
Kölner Privatbesitz’”
Katonah Museum, Katonah, New York; “Drawn in the ‘90’s”
L.A. County Museum of Art, Los Angeles; “Parallel Visions: Modern
Artists and Outsider Art”
P.S.1, The Institute for Contemporary Art, Long Island City;
“Postcards from Alphaville:
Jean-Luc Godard in Contemporary Art, 1963-92”
1991Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo; “Wildness: Toward Their Own Natures ‘An
Aspect of
Contemporary Art’”
Angela Ho, Hong Kong, China; “New Figurative Art”
Tony Shafrazi, New York; “Summertime”
Robert Miller, New York; “Portraits on Paper”
Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria; “Vertigo ‘The Remake’”
Tony Shafrazi, New York; “A Passion for Art”
1990Anders Tornberg, Lund; “About Round/Round About”
Massimo Audiello, New York; “The Last Laugh”
Luhring Augustine Hetzler, Los Angeles CA; “Drawings”
E+O Friedrich, Bern
Tony Shafrazi, New York
Makuhari Messe Contemporary Art Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan; “Pharmakon
Tony Shafrazi, New York; “The Last Decade: American Artists of the
Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, FGrance; “Vertigo”
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea; “SAFEC 1990 -Seoul
Art Festival”
1989Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York; “Repetition”
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; “1989 Biennial Exhibition”
E+O Friedrich, Bern; “Zeichnung”
Deichtorhallen, Hamburg; “Einleuchten: Will, Vorstell und Simul in
1988Monika Sprueth, Cologne, Germany; “Das Licht von der Anderen Seite I,
Rooseum, Malmö, Sweden; “Art at the End of the Social”
1987Grand Palais, Paris, France; “Terrae Motus”
XIX Bienal de Sao Paulo, Brazil
Lawrence Oliver, Philadelphia PA; “Drawing Suites”
1986Anders Tornberg, Lund, Sweden; “Face It”
Kunstverein Kassel, Germany & Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, Austria;
“Vom Zeichnen”
Galeria Leyendecker, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain; “Premier Salon
Pat Hearn, New York; “Drawings”
Frankfurter Kunstverein/Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt; “Prospekt
Tony Shafrazi, New York; “What It Is”
Thomas Cohn Arte Contemporanea, Rio de Janiero, Brazil; “Baechler,
Cutrone, Haring & Scharf”,
1985Pat Hearn, New York
Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Bologna; “Anniottanta (the 80’s)”
Edition Schellmann, Munich; “New York New Prints”
Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany; “Vom Zeichnen”
1984Peter Pakesch, Vienna, Austria; “Works on Paper”
Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia PA; “Behind Faces &
Galleria D’Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy; “Arte di Frontiera, New York
Tony Shafrazi, New York
1983Tony Shafrazi, New York; “Champions”
Galerie Schurr, Stuttgart, Germany; “Drawings”
Artists Space, New York; “Hundreds of Drawings”
Bonlow Gallery, New York; “Painting into Sculpture”
Tony Shafrazi, New York; “Painting Sculpture Totems and 3D”
Robert Fraser, London, England; “Black and White”
E+O Friedrich, Bern, Switzerland; “Drawings”
Protetch-McNeill, New York; “Portraits”
Ascan Crone, Hamburg, Germany; “Accrochage: Gallery Artists”
1982The Drawing Center, New York; “New Drawing in America: Part I”
Tony Shafrazi, New York; “Young Americans”
Tony Shafrazi, New York; “Donald Baechler/Ronnie Cutrone”
Larry Gagosian, Los Angeles CA
Renaissance Society, University of Chicago; “A Fatal Attraction: Art
and the Media”
White Columns, New York; “Shoe Boxes”
1981Grace Borgenicht, New York; “Episodes”
Tony Shafrazi, New York
1980Galeria Durban, Caracas, Venezuela; “Arte para Los Ochenta”,
The Drawing Center, New York; “Selections”


Selected articles and reviews:
2008Hawgood, Alex, NYTimes T Magazine, The Moment, “The Insider: Donald
Baechler,” August 14
2007“Brendan Cass Interviews Donald Baechler,” Freight + Volume, Issue 1,
Volume 1, Winter 2007, pp.54-57
V Magazine, “The Shape of Things,” Summer, p. 59
2006Henderson, Lee, Art Review, “Memento Vitae,” April, p. 29
Scott, Andrea K., The New York Times, Art in Review, “Donald Baechler”
October 13, p. E36
2005David Colman, The New York Times, “Forming Art With One Eye On
Sunday Styles, Sunday, January 23
Ken Johnson, The New York Times, Art in Review “Donald Baechler”,
Friday, January 28
The New Yorker, ART Galleries-Chelsea, “Donald Baechler”, February 7
Ellen McBreen, Artnews, Reviews: International, “Donald Baechler:
Thaddaeus Ropac” , March,
p. 126, 136
Luigi Meneghelli, Flash Art Italia, Reviews, “Donald Baechler, Kunst
Meran,” April-May p. 138
Ginori, Teresa, Flair, “granaio d’artista,’ July, pp. 232-37
Vincent, Steven, Art in America, Reviews, “Donald Baechler at Cheim
and Read,” September, pp.156-57
2004Hilary Stunda Art News “Donald Baechler: Baldwin, Aspen”, Summer
Interview “Heeeeere’s Andy,” October 2004
2003Tom Breidenbach, Artforum, “Donald Baechler: Cheim & Read”, Summer
Martin Coomer, Time Out London, “Donald Baechler ‘Hamiltons’ West
End”, Nov.12-19
2001Stefanie Heckmann, Berliner Zeitung #81, “Alltägliches Welttheater”,
April 5
Amei Wallach, The New York Times, “Reassessing an Era When Excess Was
the Norm”,
Arts & Leisure, Sunday, April 29
2000David Kapp, Bomb Magzine, “Donald Baechler”, Summer
Bob Colacello, Vanity Fair, “Studios By The Sea”, August
1999Bangkok Metro Magazine #54, Ones to Watch “Watz Happening?”, January
Melik Kaylan, Town & Country, Art and Soul “The Natural”; January
Jeffrey Hogrefe, The New York Observer, Art Diary “Donald Baechler’s
Moment;...”, Mar.8
The New Yorker, ART Galleries-Chelsea “Donald Baechler”, March 22
Youens, NY Arts Magazine, Vol.4/No. 3, “Tony Shafrazi Gallery”
Grace Glueck, The New York Times, Art In Review “Donald Baechler”,
March 19
Alfred MacAdams, Artnews, “Donald Baechler: Tony Shafrazi”, June
Art On Paper, Working Proof, Sept-Oct
David Greenberg, Parkett No.57, “Surface to Air”
1998Chiara Donn, Arte, Arte e Mercato “Baechler”; January
Alberto Fiz, Milano Finanza, Arte & Investimenti “Saatchi dà
l’esempio”; January 10
Valerie Gladstone, Art News, “Donald Baechler: Tony Shafrazi”;
Andrew Long, Art & Antiques, “Go Figure”, March
Jennifer Darr, Citipaper, “20 Questions: Donald Baechler”, March
Mårten Castenfors, Svenska Dagbladet, Kultur “Lekfullt klottrat
persongalleri”, March 14
Lars O. Ericsson, Dagens Nyheter, Kultur “Drömska berättelser,
malörtsbitter svärta”, March 19
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Museums/Galleries “Art: Donald Baechler”;
March 27 Julie Ryan, Index
Magazine, “Donald Baechler”; photographs by Angel Lopez; June/July Eva
Karcher, ELLE
Magazine (German vers.), “Vorsicht, Bildstörung!”; August Hans-Jochim
Müller, Basler
Zeitung, “Was noch vom Cornet-Glace zu lernen wäre”; August 29/30
Danny Simmons, One World, “Less Is More”; Fall
Jeffrey Hogrefe, Ocean Drive, “Donald Baechler’s Rising Pop Star”;
Elisabetta Planca, Vogue Italia #580, Agenda: Distractions &
Exhibitions, December
1997Tim Griffin, Time Out New York, “Projects, 3 new + 3 old”, Jan.16-23
Fred Moore, Aspen Country Magazine “Baechler Party”; Winter/Spring
Brooks Adams, Elle Decor artisans “Dream Weavers”, Oct/Nov
Elizabeth Hayt, The New York Times, Art “Simple, Austere, An Old Genre
Is Daringly New”;
Sunday, November 16
Alexander Agrell, Sydsvenskan, konst i Lund “Amerikan skalar bort
ytan”; November 22
Kim Hall, Skånska Dagbladet, “Visuella symboler som barn ser dem”;
November 22
The New Yorker, Art/Galleries—Downtown “Donald Baechler”; December 1
Fiorenzo Degasperi, Alto Adige, Mostra di Baechler “I fiori strizzano
l’occhio”; Dec.12
1996Alfred MacAdam, ARTnews, “Donald Baechler: Paul Kasmin”; March
Sune Johanneson, Kristianstadsbladet, “För kallt för glasfibermannen”;
May 22
Anne Doran, Time Out New York, “Summer Exhibition Tony Shafrazi
Gallery”; July 3-10
Robert C. Morgan, Time Out New York, Art “Sculpture: Donald Baechler,
Konstantin Kakanias,
Nancy Rubins”; July 10-17
The New Yorker, ART “Kasmin...”; July 15
1995Pierre Wat, Beaux Arts Magazine, “Donald Baechler”; January
Claus Lutterbeck, Stern, “New York: Hautnah”; March 2-8
Praew Magazine Bangkok, Thailand, “Donald Baechler”; June
Central Premiere Bangkok, “Resistance On the Surface”; July-August
CEO Magazine Vol.1/No.1, Bangkok, “Donald Baechler”; July
Wiriya Sungkhaniyom Bangkok Post Sunday Magazine “Resistance On
the Surface”; July 2-8
Robert Mahoney, Time Out New York #4, Art “Donald Baechler ‘Tony
Shafrazi Gallery’”;
Stuart Servetar, New York Press Art “Tony Shafrazi”; October 18-24
Holland Cotter, The New York Times Art in Review “Donald Baechler
‘Selected EarlyPaintings’”;
Friday, October 20
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Nr.287 Kunstmarkt; Saturday,
December 9
1994Rhein Main Presse, Feuilleton “Schwerpunkt mit junger Kunst”; March
Daniela Morera, VOGUE (Italian), “Donald Baechler ‘Feelings in Art’”;
David Stevens, International Herald Tribune, “’An American Evening’ in
Lyon”; April 20
Carol Vogel, The New York Times, Inside Art “Showcase for New York
Artists”; May 27
Deborah Eisenberg, Elle Decor, “Accidental Purist”; June/July
Meeka Walsh, Border Crossings,, “The Incidental Tourist: Travels with
Donald Baechler”; November
1993Wade Saunders, Art in America, “Making Art Making Artists”; January
Roberta Smith, The New York Times, Review/Art “Group Shows in Soho
for a Weekend of Gallery
Hopping”; January 15
Dr. Evelyn Schels, Elle (German edit.), “Wanderer Zwischen den
Welten”; May
Helga Lukowsky, Wiesbadener Kurier, “Heitere Szenerien: Baechler und
Dokoupil in Eltville”;
September 30
Patricia Andreae, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Kultur
“Seifenblasen und Musikanten”;
October 20
Alice Thorson, Kansas City Star, “Childlike Collages are Alluring Yet
Shy”; October 17
The New Yorker, Goings On About Town: Art “Themes and Variations”;
November 15
Kim Levin, The Village Voice, Voice Listings “Art: In Brief”;
November 23
The New Yorker, Goings On About Town: Art “Donald Baechler”; November
Holland Cotter, The New York Times, Art in Review “Donald Baechler”;
December 3
Hilton Kramer, The New York Observer, A Critic’s View “SoHo:
Galleries Empty, Dean & Deluca
Full”; December 6
Roberta Smith, The New York Times, Art View “A Young Style for an Old
Story”; December 19
1992The New Yorker, Goings On About Town: Art “Sculpture”; June 8
Barbara Catoir, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, “Aus Freundeszimmern”;
June 11
John Russell, The New York Times, “The Secret Life of Art Is Lead in
Drawings”; June 28
Vivien Raynor, The New York Times, “Memorable Images In an Anthology
of Drawings”; July 5
Anna Kisselgoff, The New York Times, Review/Dance “The Lyons Opera
Ballet Reciprocates”;
October 17
Roberta Smith, The New York Times, ART VIEW “How ‘Outsiders’ Opened
a Door On
Imagination”; December 13
1991Adrian Dannatt, Flashart, Spotlight “Vertigo “La Peur de
l’(H)auteur”; January/Feburary
William Zimmer, Hartford Courant, “Real Art Ways in Hartford
Celebrates 15 Years of Innovation”;
January 13
Victoria Pedersen, Flashart, “Donald Baechler”; March/April
Pataphysics; Melbourne, Australia
Marika Wachtmeister, Femina , “Donald Baechler att se vaerlden som ett
barn”; September
The New Yorker, Goings On About Town: Art “Donald Baechler”; November
1990Ben Brantley, Vanity Fair, “Bohemian Grooves”; January
Anna Maria Corbi, Proposte “Galleria Sperone: Donald Baechler”;
Paolo Balmas, Il Piaceredell’Occhio su Trovaroma di repubblica del
“Buffi e sgraziati i personaggi di Donald Baechler”; February 10
Jennifer Crohn, The Philadelphia Inquirer, “Borrowing From Children
and Drunks”;March 23
Urs Stahel, Tema Celeste, “Einleuchten”; April/ June
Alan Jones, Arts Magazine, “York House Suite”; May
Carter Ratcliff, Art in America, “Notes On Line”; June
Alan Jones, Arts Magazine, Carte Blanche “ArtRandom - The Japanese
publisher who set out to fill
an art-book void”; Summer
Bijutsu Techo, “’Jeff Koons + Donald Baechler in Tokyo’ ON and OFF,
Two American Ways of
Art”; October
Catherine Liu, Artforum, “Donald Baechler: Paul Kasmin Gallery;
Baron/Boisanté”; November
1989Shaun Caley, Flashart Supplement/Flashart News, “Guillermo in Rio”;
The New Yorker, Goings On About Town :Art; March 20
Edward Ball, 7 Days, “Donald Baechler”; March 22
Roberta Smith, The New York Times, Review/Art “More Women and Unkowns
in the Whitney
Biennial”; April 28
Stephen Ellis, Art in America, “Donald Baechler at Paul Kasmin and
Tony Shafrazi”; June
Hiroko Tanaka, Hi FASHION, “Art Wave: from New York. Donald Baechler”;
Alexandra Enders, Art & Antiques; Summer
Richard Kalina, Arts Magazine, “Donald Baechler”; Summer
G. Roger Denson, Flashart, Reviews “Donald Baechler/Tony Shafrazi”;
1988Eva Karcher, Sueddeutsche Zeitung, Feuilleton “Klassiker und Moden”;
February 11
Roberta Smith, The New York Times, “Condo Creates a Future With Layers
of Nostalgia”;March 25
Roy Proctor, The Richmond News Leader, “Entertainment/Arts: Art Review
‘Donald Baechler’s
best work leaves haunting after-images’”; June 23 Justin Hoffmann,
Artscribe, Reviews
“Munich: Donald Baechler/Albrecht Gallery”;Summer
1987Stuart Morgan, Artscribe, Reviews “Frankfurt: ‘Prospekt ‘86’ at the
Kunstverein andSchirn
Kunsthalle”; January/February
Roberta Smith, The New York Times, “Art: Works by Lois Lane”; April
Mario Perazzi, Amica, Milan, Italy, “Napoli conquista Parigi”; May 7
Giles Auty, The Spectator, “Confounded Chic”; September
Paul Taylor, Flashart, “Donald Baechler”; October
Doris van Dratteln, Kunstforum International, “Alles was ich zu genau
kenne, muß ichloswerden”;
1986Art Magazine, “Das Portrait kommt weider”; January
Robert Mahoney, Arts Magazine,;February
Birgitt Strempel, Flashart, Flashart Reviews “Germany: Donald
Baechler Ascan Crone, Hamburg”;
Holland Cotter, Art in America, “New York: Donald Baechler at Tony
The Paris Review, “Portfolio: Donald Baechler”; Spring
Petra Bosetti, Art Magazine, “Ausstellungen ‘Frankfurt: Prospekt ‘86’
Aussichten auf eine neue
Denk-Kunst’”; September
Rudolf Kraemer-Badoni, Die Welt, “Ein Arm spielt auf gespaltenen
Klavier”;September 10
Elisabeth Vedrenne, Decoration Internationale, “Donald Baechler”;
Ilustrada, “Americanos na Thomas Cohn”; November 27
1985Philip Taaffe, Flashart, “Donald Baechler”; Summer
Brooks Adams, Art in America; September
Allan Rosenberg, East Village Eye, “Nice Picture”; September
Jutta Koether, Spex, “Parties wie Tangier”; October
Doris von Dratteln, Wolkenkratzer Art Journal; November/December
Alan Jones, NY Talk, “Psycho Interview with Donald Baechler”;
Manfred E. Schuchmann, Die Zeit, “Feuilleton ‘Vom Zeichnen’”;
December 6
Stuart Morgan, Artscribe, Artists Pages; December 1985/ January 1986
Kim Levin, The Village Voice, Art Picks; December 24
1984Paul Steenhuis, Metropolis M , “Donald Baechler ‘Mondrian met een
pik’”; January/February
Jutta Koether, Wolkenkratzer Art Journal; April/May
Fatima Igramhan, Stern Magazine, “Wenn Kuenstler Ihren Bilder Beine
Machen”; June 20
1983Robert Becker, Interview, “First Impression”; February
Alan Jones, Arts Magazine, “Donald Baechler”; March
New York Magazine, “Ready to Rumple”; March 28
Kim Levin, The Village Voice, “Art: The Children’s Hour”; April 5
John Ashbery, Newsweek, “Graffiti on Canvas”; April 18
Robert Pincus-Witten, Arts Magazine, “Increments of Inaccessibility”;
Klaus Honnef, Kunstforum International , “Tagebuch einer Dienstreise”;
Donald Kuspit, Artforum; June
Gerrit Henry, Art in America; October
1982Kim Levin, The Village Voice, “Drawing”; February 10-16
Francesca Alinovi, Flashart (Italian edition), “Arte di frontiera”;
Daniela Morera, L’Uomo Vogue, “Post New Wave”; May
Robert Becker, Interview, “Shoe Boxes”; October
The Paris Review, frontispiece; Fall
1981Gerald Marzorati, The Soho News; June 17
Vivien Raynor, The New York Times, “Art: Group Show by Seven at
Borgenicht Gallery”; June 25
Roberta Smith, The Village Voice, “Spacewalk”; October 21-27
1980Ronny H. Cohen, Artforum; September
William Zimmer, The Soho News; October 1


2009“Donald Baechler: Recent Paintings and Collages”; text Barry Walker;
McClain Gallery
"I Wonder If I Can Write A Poem Tonight";text by Aldo Nove and Vincent
Katz; Galleria In Arco, Torino, Italy
“Donald Baechler: XL + XS”; text Luca Beatrice and Alan Jones; Museo
Arte Contemporanea Isernia, Isernia, Italy
2007“Donald Baechler: Sculpture and Painting”; Museum Moderner Kunst
Kaernten, Klagenfurt, Austria
“Donald Baechler: A Farewell To Arms”; Forte Strino, Trento, Italy
2005“Donald Baechler: The Enemies of the Rose”; texts Valerio Dehò; Kunst
Meran, Merano, Italy
2004“Donald Baechler”; text: Mariuccia Casadio; Galleria Cardi & Co.,
Milan, Italy
“Donald Baechler: Sculptures”; texts Agnes Husslein-Arco, Eleonora
Louis, interview with
Martin Prinzhorn; Museum der Moderne Salzburg Rupertinum, Salzburg,
2002“77 Paintings; Baechler”; text Peter Weirmair; Galleria d’Arte Moderna
e Contemporanea, San Marino, Italy
“Donald Baechler”; text: conversation Reed Anderson & John Newsom;
Galeria Leyendecker,
Tenerife, Spain
2001“Some of My Subjects”; text Demosthenes Davvetas; Studio d’Arte
Raffaelli, Trento
2000“That Same Damn Flower”; Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, East Hampton;
Charles Simic
1999“Donald Baechler”; Locks Gallery, Philadelphia; catalogue essay by
David Rimanelli
“The Gellert Suite”; Studio d’Art Raffaelli, Trento; text Chris
Kelley, Rene Ricard
1998“Donald Baechler: Works on Paper”; text by Donald Baechler, Locks
Gallery, Philadelphia
“Donald Baechler”; catalogue essay Demosthenes Davvetas; Galerie
Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg,
“Donald Baechler: Crowd Paintings”; poems by David Greenberg; Lars
Bohman Gallery,
“Donald Baechler”; text by Peter Pakesch; Kunsthalle Basel
“Donald Baechler”; Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea Trento,
Italy; published by Edizione
Mazzotta, Milan
1997Carter Ratcliff, “Donald Baechler: Flowers”; Martin Prinzhorn
interview; Tony Shafrazi Gallery, NY
“Donald Baechler”; Galleria 1000 Eventi, Milan, Italy; text D.
“Donald Baechler: Works on Paper”; Studio d’Arte Raffaelli, Trento,
Italy; cat. text “A Conversation
with DB”, by David Greenberg
1995Thanom Chapakdee, “Donald Baechler: Paintings & Works on Paper”;
Galerie Kyoko Chirathivat;
Bangkok, Thailand
Paul D. Miller, Accumulations “Donald Baechler: Selected Early
Paintings”; Tony Shafrazi Gallery,
1994Alan Jones, “Des Fleurs”; Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris
1993“Abstract Painting With Bird”; Lars Bohman, Stockholm
Deni McHenry, “Donald Baechler”; UMKC Gallery of Art, Kansas City
1992John Havelda, “Donald Baechler”; Pedro Oliveira, Porto, Portugal
1990“Donald Baechler: New Prints 1990”; AC&T Corporation, Tokyo
1989Octavio Zaya, “Donald Baechler”; Lino Silverstein, Barcelona
“Donald Baechler: Flowers and Trees”; Lars Bohman, Stockholm
Lisa Liebmann, “Donald Baechler, Paintings - ArTRANDOM”; Kyoto Shoin,
1988“Donald Baechler: Paintings 1986-88”; Thomas Cohn, Rio de Janiero
Barry Blinderman, “Donald Baechler: Paintings 1981-87”; University
Galleries,Normal IL, and
Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University,
Demosthenes Davvetas, “York House Suite”; Kalejdoskop Förlag, Ahus,
1987Stuart Morgan, “Donald Baechler”; Mayor Rowan, London
1986Alan Jones, “Donald Baechler”; Akira Ikeda, Nagoya
1985Joseph Kosuth/Franz Dahlem, “Hamburger Gemaelde”; Ascan Crone,
Wilfried Dickhoff, “Donald Baechler”; Tony Shafrazi, New York
1983Robert Pincus-Witten, “Donald Baechler - Increments of
Inaccessibility”; Tony Shafrazi, New York

Catalogues: Selected Group Exhibitions:
2010“Skulls And Shit”, Ajax Press; text by Ernest Loesser
2008“Baechler Morrison”, Gallery Alain Noirhomme, Brussels
“Four Friends”, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York
2007“Passion for Art: 35th Anniversary of the Sammlung Essl Collection”;
published by Sammlung Essl Privatstiftung,
Klosterneuberg/Vienna, 2007
2006“No. 1, First Works by 362 Artists”; edited by Francesca Richer and
Matthew Rosenzweig, published by
D.A.P, New York
2005“Figur Skulptur”; Sammlung Essl; text by Karlheinz Essl, Andreas
Hoffer, Robert Fleck
2004“Pop Art & Minimalismus:The Serial Attitude”; Albertina, Vienna; text
Klaus Albrecht Schroeder
Sammlung Essl Museum
“Visions of America”; Sammlung Essl; curated by Barbara Steffen
2003“Pictura Magistra Vitae”; Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio in Bologna;
curated by Vittoria Coen
“Conversations: influence & collaboration in contemporary art”;
Evergreen House, Johns Hopkins
University, Baltimore MD; Barry Nemett, curator
2002“Studios By The Sea: Artists of Long Island’s East End”; photographs
Joanthan Becker, text
by Bob Colacello
“Keine Kleinigkeit”; Kunsthalle Basel, benefit auction, November 9,
text Hans-Joachim Müller
2001MoCA Miami; “Mythic Proportions: Painting in the 1980s”; Bonnie
“Espelho Cego (Blind Mirror)”; Paço Imperial, Brazil; texts by Marcia
Fortes, Dan Cameron
Sandro Bocola, “Timelines - The Art of Modernism 1870-2000”; Taschen
Galleria d’Arte Moderna di Bolgna, “La Natura della Natura Morta”;
curated by Peter
1999Taschen Verlag, “Art At the Turn of the Millenium”; Donald Baechler,
Edizione Mazotta, “Teatro Botanico”; Museo Civica di castello Ursino,
Malmö Art Museum; “Carl Fredrik Hill”
1998“Ensemble Modern: À Propos de la Nature Morte”; Galerie Thaddaeus
Ropac, Paris/Salzburg
1997“Form und Funktion der Zeichnung Heute”; Art Frankfurt 97; org. by
Peter Weiermair
“Von Kopf bis Fuss”; Ursula Bickle Foundation, Kraichtal,
Switzerland; Kunstraum Innsbruck,
Austria; org. by Peter Weiermair
1996“Wanas 1996”; Wanas Foundation, Knislinge, Sweden; org. Marika
“Picasso: A Contemporary Dialogue”; Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg,
1995“A New York Time: Selected Drawings from the Eighties”; Bruce Museum,
Greenwich Ct
“Blumenstuecke Kunststuecke”; Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany
“Mit dem Auge des Kindes—Kinderzeichnung und moderne Kunst”; Jonathan
Fineberg and
Helmut Friedel; exhib. Lenbachhaus, Munich and Kunstmuseum Bern
1994“Le Temps d’un Dessin”; Ecole des Beaux Arts, Lorient, France
1993“Tutte Le Strada Portano Roma?”; Commune di Roma Assessorato alla
Cultura, Palazzo
delle Esposizioni, Rome; text by Achille Bonito Oliva
“43rd Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting”; The
Corcoran Gallery of
Art, Washington DC; text by Maia Damianovic
“New York Painters”; Sammlung Goetz, Munich; text by Lisa Liebmann
1992“Regard Multiple”; Centre Pompidou, Paris
“Psycho”; Kunsthall, New York; texts by Christian Leigh, Octavio Zaya,
Donlad Kuspit,
Adrian Dannatt
“Der Gefrorene Leopard (the Frozen Leopard)”; Bernd Klueser, Munich
“Ars Pro Domo”; Museum Ludwig, Cologne
“Theoretically Yours”; Chiesa di San Lorenzo, Aosta, Italy; text by
Collins & Milazzo
“Drawn in the 90’s”; Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York; texts
by Josh Smith
and Sean Rainbird
“Parallel Visions ‘Modern Artists and Outsider Art’”; Los Angeles
County Museum of Art,
Los Angeles; texts by Maurice Tuchman and Carol Eliel
“Terrae Motus all Regia di Caserta”; Fondazione Amelio, Naples
1991“The 5th International Biennial Print Exhibit: 1991 ROC”; Taipei Fine
Arts Museum, ROC
“Wildness: Towards Their Own Natures ‘An Aspect of Contemporary Art’”;
Setagaya Art
Museum, Tokyo
1990“The Last Laugh: Irony, Humor, Self-Mockery and Derision”; Massimo
Audiello, New York; text by
Collins & Milazzo,
“Sammlung Klaus Wittmann I”; Kunst Station Sankt Peter, Cologne; text
Klaus Wittmann
“Pharmakon 90”; Nippon, Japan
“THE LAST DECADE American Artists of the 80’s”; Tony Shafrazi, New
York; text by Collins &
1989“Et Museum for moderne kunst i Malmö?”; Kunsthallen Brandts
Klaederfabrik, Odense
“L’Occhio della Galleria”; Commune di Venezia Fondazione Bevilacqua La
Masa, Galeria
San Marco, Venice
“Biennial Exhibition”; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
“Einleuchten”; Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
1988“Alive/Survive”; Halle K3, Hamburg; text by Janis Hendrickson
“A Thick Layer Underfoot”; Galerie Hufkens-Noirhomme, Brussels
“Das Licht von der Anderen Seite”; Monika Sprueth, Cologne
1987“19th International Biennial of Sao Paulo”; Sao Paulo, Brazil
“Terrae Motus”; Fondazione Amelio, Naples
1986“Norsk-Amerikansk Treffpunkt”; Stavanger Faste Galleri, Stavanger,
Norway “Premier Salon
Irrealista”; Galeria Leyendecker, Teneriffe
“Prospect 86”; Frankfurter Kunstverein/Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt
“What It Is”; Tony Shafrazi, New York
1985“Perspective 85”; Internationale Kunstmesse, Basel, Switzerland
“Vom Zeichnen”; Frankfurter Kunstverein, Kasseler Kunstverein and
Museum of Modern Art,
1984“Contemporary Perspectives”; Center Gallery, Bucknell
University/Lewisburg PA, and at
Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes College/Wilkes-Barre PA; text by
“Drawings After Photography”; Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin OH
“Arte di Frontiera”; Commune di Bologna, Italy
“Hommage á Picasso”; Tony Shafrazi, New York
1983“Champions”; Tony Shafrazi, New York
1982“New Drawing in America”; The Drawing Center, New York
“The Human Figure”; Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans
“A Fatal Attraction: Art and the Media”; Renaissance Society,
1981“Episodes”; Grace Borgenicht, New York; text by Carter Ratcliff
1980“Arte Para Los Ochentas”; Galeria Durban, Caracas; text by Scott R.

Artists’ Books:

2010“Skulls And Shit”, Ajax Press; text by Ernest Loesser
1998“A Fragrant Compost: Letters to Felix”, Fama & Fortune Bulletin
Verlag Pakesch & Schlebrügge, Vienna
1990“A Life Without Pocket Change”, Ajax Press
1989“Wasted Time & Money”, Ajax Press
1988“Guillermo In Rio”, Ajax Press


Museum of Modern Art, New York
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Guggenheim Museum, New York
New York Public Library, New York
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland
Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria
Centre George Pompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris
Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
Sammlung Ludwig, Aachen, Germany
Museum Ludwig, Budapest
Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany
Sammlung Essl, Vienna, Austria
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Städtische Galerie Schloss Wolfsburg, Germany
Lehnbachhaus, Munich, Germany
Musée Strassbourg, France
Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janiero, Brazil
Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden
Philadelphia Museum, Philadelphia
Springfield Art Museum, Missouri
St. Louis Art Museum, Missouri
Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California
Orlando Museum of Art, Florida
William Allen Memorial Museum, Oberlin College, Ohio
Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Italy
Sammlung Würth, Künzelsau, Germany
Stiftung Schaufler, Sindelfingen, Germany
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Eli Broad Family Foundation, Los Angeles CA
Fisher Landau Center, Long Island City, New York
Gateway Foundation, St. Louis, MO
The Brant Foundation, Greenwich, CT
Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy

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