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Silvia Bächli

Untitled , 2017

Gouache on Paper
12 1/5 × 17 3/10 in
31 × 44 cm
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Munich
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Medium
Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
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Silvia Bächli
Swiss, b. 1956
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Silvia Bächli believes that “good drawings are larger than the format decreed by the edge of the paper.” Indeed, many of her drawings, usually made in a small format, appear to be cut-off or zoomed-in. Bächli displays these in installations, or “ensembles, fixed constellations,” as she calls them, whose particular configurations are equally, if not more, important than their component parts. For each piece, she first produces a large number of drawings, then laboriously sorts through them, before arranging them in a display; the process is so time-consuming that she only makes one or two installations a year. More recently, photography has become more significant in her practice; Bächli has made assemblages of re-photographed newspaper clippings, as well as installations comprising of photographs and drawings.

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About the work
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Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Included
Silvia Bächli
Swiss, b. 1956
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Silvia Bächli believes that “good drawings are larger than the format decreed by the edge of the paper.” Indeed, many of her drawings, usually made in a small format, appear to be cut-off or zoomed-in. Bächli displays these in installations, or “ensembles, fixed constellations,” as she calls them, whose particular configurations are equally, if not more, important than their component parts. For each piece, she first produces a large number of drawings, then laboriously sorts through them, before arranging them in a display; the process is so time-consuming that she only makes one or two installations a year. More recently, photography has become more significant in her practice; Bächli has made assemblages of re-photographed newspaper clippings, as well as installations comprising of photographs and drawings.

Silvia Bächli

Untitled , 2017

Gouache on Paper
12 1/5 × 17 3/10 in
31 × 44 cm
This is a unique work.
Contact For Price
location
Munich
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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