ART IN THE PARK ZÜRICH | Baur au Lac Park, Talstrasse 1, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland
This year’s Art in the Park artist, Donald Baechler, was born in Hartford, Connecticut in 1956. He attended the Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore (1974-77) and Cooper Union, New York (1977-78). In 1978-79, he spent a year studying at the Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main. While in Germany he became acquainted with Jiri Georg Dokoupil and Walter Dahn. Baechler’s work is represented in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art; The Whitney Museum of American Art; and the The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, all in New York; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; The Philadelphia Museum; and The Centre George Pompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris.