The Lucky Ring, 2008

Donald Baechler rendered everyday objects and imagery with a childlike sincerity and studied artlessness, his stripped-down pictures resembling folk art in their simplicity. Characteristically featuring a single, centrally placed motif—his recurring subjects have included flowers, animals, humans, food, and toys, all cartoonishly drawn—these disarmingly familiar items are transformed in Baechler’s paintings, sculptures, and prints into […]