Published by Hatje Cantz. Text by Erich Franz, John Yau.
In Basics on Composition, Swiss painter Helmut Federle (born 1944) takes the letter H as a generative matrix. Using the basic form of three lines and two squares, Federle explores a variety of styles and expressions.
Published by Verlag für moderne Kunst. Edited with text by Josef Helfenstein, Maja Wismer. Introduction by Josef Helfenstein. Text by Gottfried Boehm, et al.
For more than four decades, Austrian abstractionist Helmut Federle (born 1944) has created an oeuvre that balances geometric construction with painterly gesture. Revisiting the controversy surrounding the Kunstmuseum Basel's 1982 acquisition of his Asian Sign painting, this book presents six paintings made between 1980 and 2005, plus works on paper and ceramics from the artist's collection.
Published by Peter Blum Edition, New York. Text by Erich Franz.
This publication details the most recent series by Swiss painter Helmut Federle (born 1944), titled The Ferner Paintings, each depicting dark circles. The circles are not painted but stained, the result of carefully applied vegetable oil.
Published by Hatje Cantz. Text by Fanni Fetzer, Joseph Masheck, Robert Storr, John Yau.
The minimalist paintings of Swiss artist Helmut Federle (born 1944) are inflected with a strong spiritual character. American Songline focuses on his lesser known, more freely rendered paintings and drawings, discussed in a series of critical essays by renowned authors and interspersed with poems chosen by the artist.