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Donald Baechler

Untitled (Flower), 1993

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Lot 14
Screenprint in colors
36.0 x 28.0 in (91.4 x 71.1 cm)
Edition of 250
Signed, dated, and numbered on recto


This work ships from the United States.


In the present piece, 'Untitled (Flower),' Donald Baechler gives the viewer a modern interpretation of the still life in his characteristic style. Bold, black lines outline the vase and its floral contents, which lay atop a series of notes, sketches, and an irreverent coffee stain.

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About Donald Baechler

Donald Baechler (American, b. 1956) is a figurative artist who rose to prominence in New York City during the 1980s. Influenced by his time spent in Germany alongside the burgeoning Neue Wilde scene, his Neo-expressive style is characterized by bold silhouettes over a textured collage background. Though his work overwhelmingly emphasizes line, form, and balance over narrative, Baechler commonly seeks to convey a universal feeling of memory by depicting a single recognizable object, such as a flower or vase. His works have been exhibited internationally and can be found within the permanent collections of the Guggenheim, New York; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; and the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, among others.