Diet Sayler

Installations in the
City of Nuremberg

(...) Sayler is a painter who has liberated the image from the canvas, and brought his irregular "individualized geometry" on to the walls of the word at large. This freedom from the restrictions of conventional studio and gallery spaces has brought his energetic Basic Elements, painted forms discovered and developed from within the hermetic discourse of Constructivist abstraction, directly into the environment, to activate the surfaces of everyday reality. To the open urban space, with its differentiations and diversities, its disorders and disfigurements, its perfect forms and broken structures, Sayler brings an art that reaffirms the centrality of intuitive procedures to the human project. (...)

Mel Gooding
London, 1998