BIOGRAPHY

DONALD BAECHLER

(1956-Present)

Donald Baechler is an American artist. His early work was noted for childlike imagery and thematics- associations which have occured throughout his career. 

1956

 Born in Hartford, CT

1974-1977

 Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

1977-1978

 Cooper Union, New York, NY

1978-1979

 Staatliche Hochschule fur bildende Kunste, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS: 

2012-2013

Crowd (For Bill T. Jones), New York Live Arts, New York

2011-2012

Fisher Landau Center for Art, New York, NY

2011

Sculptures & Paintings, McClain Gallery, Houston, TX

Lars Bohman Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

2010

New Work, Cheim & Read, New York, NY (solo)

2009

New Works, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland (solo)

Donald Baechler: Recent Paintings and Collages, McClain Gallery, Houston, TX (solo)

I Wonder if I Can Write a Poem Tonight, Galleria in Arco, Torino, Italy (solo)

2008

New Bronze Sculptures, Editions Department, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria

Clinch/Cross/Cut - Team 404 & John Armleder, New Jerseyy, Basel, Switzerland

Full House - Arbeiten auf Papier, Galerie Friedrich, Basel, Switzerland

2007

Four Friends, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY

Exitus. Tod Alltaglich, Kunstlerhaus Wien, Vienna, Austria

Strange Weight, Martos Gallery, New York, NY

2006

Ciasa de ra Regoles – Museo Rimoldi, in collaboration with Studio d’Arte Raffaelli, Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy (solo)

Galleri Lars Bohman, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria (solo)

Cheim & Read Gallery, New York, NY (solo)

Busy Going Crazy: Collection Sylvio Perlstein, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France

2005

Figur Skulptur, Sammlung Essl, Vienna, Austria

Cheim & Read Gallery, New York, NY (solo)

Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich, Germany (solo)

Kunst Meran, Merano, Italy (solo)

2004

Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO

Galleria Cardi, Milano, Italy (solo)

Museum der Moderne, Rupertinum, Salzburg, Austria (solo)

Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, Paris, France (solo)

Pop Art & Minimalismus, Albertina, Vienna, Austria

Visions of America, Sammlung Essl., Vienna, Austria

2003

Painting Lesson, Galleria Cardi, Milan, Italy

Pictura Magistra Vitae, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio, Bologna, Italy

Hamiltons Gallery, London, England (solo)

Galleria Leyendecker, Tenerife, Spain (solo)

Gallery Lars Bohman, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)

Cheim & Read, New York, NY (solo)

2002

Good News, Galleria Cardi & Co., Milan, Italy

Keine Kleinigkeit, Kunsthalle, Basel, Switzerland

Galeria Leyendecker, Tenerife, Spain (solo)

John Berggruen, San Francisco, CA (solo)

Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, San Marino, Italy

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria

Alain Noirhomme, Brussels, Belgium (solo)

Principal & Auxilliary Functions: Some recent Pictures, Galleria di via Eugippo, San Marino, Italy (solo)

2001

Mythic Proportions: Painting in the 1980s, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL

Five Easy Pieces, Tony Shafrazi, New York, NY (solo)

Galerie Jan Wagner, Berlin, Germany (solo)

Oeuvres Récentes, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France (solo)

Some of My Subjects, Studio d’Arte Raffaelli, Trento, Italy (solo)

2000

Donald Baechler: New Paintings, Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, East Hampton, NY (solo)

Buildings and Other New Paintings, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO (solo)

Recent Editions, Pace/Prints, New York, NY (solo)

Galeria Leyendecker, Tenerife, Spain (solo)

Painting, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY

And Away We Go, Baron/Boisanté, New York, NY

Off White, Tony Shafrazi, New York, NY

Drawings & Photographs, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY

Pat Hearn Gallery: Part One (1983-1987), Pat Hearn Gallery, New York, NY

1999

Thomas Chon, São Paulo, Brazil

Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France

Studio d’Arte Raffaelli, Trento, Italy

Cheim & Read, New York, NY

Tony Shafrazi, New York, NY

Greenberg Van Doren, St. Louis, MO

Velge & Noirhomme, Brussels, Belgium

Baron/Boisanté, New York, NY

Bernd Klueser, Munich, Germany

Lars Bohman, Stockholm, Sweden

1998

Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Lars Bohman, Stockholm, Sweden

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria

Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Baron/Boisanté, New York, NY

Galeria 56, Budapest, Hungary

Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento, Italy

1997

Studio d’Arte Raffaelli, Trento, Italy

Harley Baldwin, Aspen, CO

Tony Shafrazi, New York, NY

Paul Kasmin, New York, NY

Galleria Milleventi, Milan, Italy

1996

Galeria Leyendecker, Tenerife, Spain

Works on Paper, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO

Group Show, Tony Shafrazi, New York, NY

Picasso: A Contemporary Dialogue, Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Autsria

1995

Emblems and Contours, Sperone Westwater, New York, NY

Black Flowers, Bernd Klueser, Munich, Germany

Donald Baechler: Fish & Wildlife, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen CO

Donald Baechler: Selected Early Paintings, Tony Shafrazi, New York, NY

1994

Donald Baechler: Drawings, Laura Carpenter Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM