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Donald Baechler

Chocolate Cone, 2007

Screenprint in colors, on wove paper, the full sheet
57 4/5 × 40 1/2 in
146.7 × 102.9 cm
Edition of 69 + 15AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
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P
Phillips

Framed

Framed

Signature
Signed, dated and numbered 'PP 4/4' in pencil (a printer's proof, the edition was 69 and 15 artist's proofs)
Publisher
Pace Editions, Inc., New York
Donald Baechler
American, b. 1956
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Donald Baechler, a member of the East Village art scene in 1980s New York, is known for his painting-collage-drawing works depicting of childhood imagery and nostalgic ephemera like grammar school primers, old maps, and children’s drawings, or purposely cliché motifs such as a skull, a rose, a globe, and a soccer ball. Although critics have suggested that Baechler’s work, reminiscent of Jean Dubuffet, is a critique of innocence and sincerity, Baechler sees himself as an abstract artist whose concerns are primarily formal, rooted in line, shape, color, and composition. A 2011 solo exhibition included bronze sculptures based on childlike silhouettes of flowers as well as numerous faux-naïf black-and-white flower paintings. Baechler is often associated with other East Village artists, including Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Kenny Scharf.

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About the work
P
Phillips

Framed

Framed

Signature
Signed, dated and numbered 'PP 4/4' in pencil (a printer's proof, the edition was 69 and 15 artist's proofs)
Publisher
Pace Editions, Inc., New York
Donald Baechler
American, b. 1956
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Donald Baechler, a member of the East Village art scene in 1980s New York, is known for his painting-collage-drawing works depicting of childhood imagery and nostalgic ephemera like grammar school primers, old maps, and children’s drawings, or purposely cliché motifs such as a skull, a rose, a globe, and a soccer ball. Although critics have suggested that Baechler’s work, reminiscent of Jean Dubuffet, is a critique of innocence and sincerity, Baechler sees himself as an abstract artist whose concerns are primarily formal, rooted in line, shape, color, and composition. A 2011 solo exhibition included bronze sculptures based on childlike silhouettes of flowers as well as numerous faux-naïf black-and-white flower paintings. Baechler is often associated with other East Village artists, including Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Kenny Scharf.

Donald Baechler

Chocolate Cone, 2007

Screenprint in colors, on wove paper, the full sheet
57 4/5 × 40 1/2 in
146.7 × 102.9 cm
Edition of 69 + 15AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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