Diet Sayler

In the early 1960s Diet Sayler assumed a stance that was both unusual and bold for Romania as it was then. While most artists, in Hungary as well as Romania, were trying to develop their own personal idiom in their work through expressivity and a kind of Surrealism, Sayler, who revered Malevich, started out by working with geometricising representation, which soon evolved into entirely non-representational geometric configurations. …

Dora Maurer
Budapest, 1998
Monograph "Diet Sayler", 1999