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
In its icon-like presentation of the familiar motif of the flower, this limited edition print deftly bypasses the academic concerns of space, light, and volume—it is almost like a depiction of a logo, an image, someone's else's image, reduced in its formal vocabulary. Continually pairing opposites—black and white, density and sparseness—something always seems simultaneously revealed and concealed in Baechler's art.