Donald Baechler

American (1956)

About the artist:

BORN: Hartford, Connecticut 1956 Lives and works in New York City EDUCATION: 1974-77Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore 1977-78Cooper Union, New York 1978-79Staatliche Hochschule für bildende Künste, “Staedelschule”, Frankfurt am Main, Germany SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS 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 Tonight" 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 Malerei” 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 Paintings” 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 Paintings” 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 paintings” 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 Bust” 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 Suite” Baron/Boisanté, New York; “Donald Baechler: Large Works on Paper 1984-1994” 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 Paintings” Paul Kasmin, New York; “Works on Paper” Adolf Ribbentrop, Eltville, Germany; “Donald Baechler: Neue Arbeiten” 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 1994’” 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 1986-1988” University Galleries, Illinois State University, “Donald Baechler Paintings and Drawings: 1982-1987”; and Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University “Donald Baechler Paintings 1981-1987” Galeria Il Capricorno, Venice, Italy Anders Tornberg, Lund; “Donald Baechler: Paintings, Drawings & Prints”, 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 SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 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 Office Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston, MA: “We Are Near,” curated by Eddie Martinez 2006Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York; “The Other Side” La Maison Rouge, Paris; “busy going crazy: collection Sylvio Perlstein” 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 Vienna” Sammlung Essl, Vienna; “Figur Skulptur” White Columns, New York “The Early Show,” curated by the General Store Fisher Landau Center for Art, Long Island City, New York “Zoo Story,” 2004Albertina, Vienna; “Pop Art & Minimalismus” Cheim & Read, New York; “I Am the Walrus” Galleria Cardi & Co., Milan; “...so 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 & Sculpture” 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 Papermill” 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 (1983-1987)” 1999Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, The Educational Alliance, New York; “Compliments” 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 Eighties” 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 Baechler” 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 Multiple” 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 ‘90” Tony Shafrazi, New York; “The Last Decade: American Artists of the ‘80’s” 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 HH” 1988Monika Sprueth, Cologne, Germany; “Das Licht von der Anderen Seite I, Malerei” 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 Irrealista” Pat Hearn, New York; “Drawings” Frankfurter Kunstverein/Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt; “Prospekt ‘86”, 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 & Figures” Galleria D’Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy; “Arte di Frontiera, New York Graffiti” 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”, September The Drawing Center, New York; “Selections” BIBLIOGRAPHY 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 Nature”, 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 2004 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”; February 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”; November 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’”; Oct.18-25 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 19 Daniela Morera, VOGUE (Italian), “Donald Baechler ‘Feelings in Art’”; April 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 29 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 25 1990Ben Brantley, Vanity Fair, “Bohemian Grooves”; January Anna Maria Corbi, Proposte “Galleria Sperone: Donald Baechler”; January Paolo Balmas, Il Piaceredell’Occhio su Trovaroma di repubblica del 2/10/90, “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”; March/April 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”; June Alexandra Enders, Art & Antiques; Summer Richard Kalina, Arts Magazine, “Donald Baechler”; Summer G. Roger Denson, Flashart, Reviews “Donald Baechler/Tony Shafrazi”; Summer 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 10 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”; December/January 1986Art Magazine, “Das Portrait kommt weider”; January Robert Mahoney, Arts Magazine,;February Birgitt Strempel, Flashart, Flashart Reviews “Germany: Donald Baechler Ascan Crone, Hamburg”; February/March Holland Cotter, Art in America, “New York: Donald Baechler at Tony Shafrazi”;April 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”; September 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”; December 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”; April Klaus Honnef, Kunstforum International , “Tagebuch einer Dienstreise”; May 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”; Spring 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 CATALOGUES Monographs: 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, Austria 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, Austria “Donald Baechler: Crowd Paintings”; poems by David Greenberg; Lars Bohman Gallery, Stockholm “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. Baechler “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, NY 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, Kyoto 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, Sweden 1987Stuart Morgan, “Donald Baechler”; Mayor Rowan, London 1986Alan Jones, “Donald Baechler”; Akira Ikeda, Nagoya 1985Joseph Kosuth/Franz Dahlem,

Donald Baechler

American (1956)

(1 works)

About the artist:

BORN: Hartford, Connecticut 1956 Lives and works in New York City EDUCATION: 1974-77Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore 1977-78Cooper Union, New York 1978-79Staatliche Hochschule für bildende Künste, “Staedelschule”,

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