In the 1980s Donald Baechler achieved stunning success as a young artist with his distinctive Pop Art style that mixed confident color choices with lively images. Making use of childhood imagery, juvenile drawings, and found paper scraps, Baechler's works combine painting, collage, and drawing, delighting in using overly-familiar motifs. An obsessive collector of visual imagery, Baechler hoards depictions of toys, maps, and magazine… Read more
About the artwork
Baechler's seemingly innocuous depiction of different flowers in these elegant etchings shows the characteristic artlessness and simplicity with which the artist treats his subject matter, unconcerned with any form of narrative. As the artist himself has noted, "For me, it's always been more about line, form, balance, and the edge of the canvas". Skillfully composed and perfectly balanced, these works on paper reflect Baechler's keen interest in the formal elements of an artwork.