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Bochner, Mel 1940-

Overview
Works: 186 works in 368 publications in 4 languages and 4,371 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Interviews  Quotations  Catalogues raisonnés  History  Illustrated works  Software 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Interviewee, zxx, Artist, Honoree, Author of introduction, Contributor, Other, au, Photographer
Classifications: N6537.B578, 709.2
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Mel Bochner photographs, 1966-1969 by Scott Rothkopf( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book also features an essay by Elisabeth Sussman on the relevance of Bochner's 1966 film experiments to his later photographic projects."--Jacket
Mel Bochner : thought made visible, 1966-1973 by Richard S Field( Book )

10 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walking guide for an exhibition held at Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Oct. 14-Dec. 31, 1995
Mel Bochner : strong language by Norman L Kleeblatt( Book )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mel Bochner (b. 1940) is celebrated as a key Conceptual artist of the 1960s. Less well-known are his paintings made after that period: complex works based on an exploration of language, often crowded with typography in lush, contrasting hues that both embrace and challenge the painterly tradition. Mel Bochner: Strong Language focuses on this important body of work, in which Bochner investigates the lines between text and image. Ranging from bold admonishments and witty emoticons to provocative floods of words, these works demonstrate conceptual seriousness, as well as delight in the playful potential of language. Norman L. Kleeblatt discusses the evolution of Bochner's art from his early word experiments through his return to painting, while Bochner offers a personal perspective. Both Kleeblatt and Bochner address the question of Jewishness in Bochner's work, particularly the ways in which the Jewish intellectual tradition embraces language as a visual expressive form. Exhibition: The Jewish Museum, NYC, USA (2.5.-7.9.2014)
Mel Bochner : number and shape by Brenda Richardson( Book )

6 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mel Bochner/Richard Serra by Hayden Gallery( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aspects of minimalism( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host Sarah Berry discusses the influences of certain artists on minimalism. Shows works by Carl Andre, Donald Judd, Dan Flavin, Robert Morris, Sol Lewitt, Mel Bochner, Richard Serra, John McCracken, and Richard Nonas. Includes interviews with Mel Bochner, John McCracken, Richard Nonas, and art historian/critic Phyllis Tuchman
On certainty by Ludwig Wittgenstein( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What we publish here belongs to the last year and a half of Wittgenstein's life
In the lineage of Eva Hesse : January 23-May 1, 1994 : The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murs : [exhibition] 17 décembre 1981-8 février 1982 : Centre National d'art et de culture Georges Pompidou, Musée national d'art moderne by Musee national d'art moderne( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in French and English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mel Bochner, Barry Le Va, Dorothea Rockburne, Richard Tuttle : [exhibition] January 8-February 16, 1975 by Ohio) Contemporary Arts Center (Cincinnati( Book )

5 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mel Bochner : if the colour changes by Mel Bochner( Book )

6 editions published in 2012 in German and English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the founding figures of conceptual art, and one of its most astute critics, Mel Bochner combines colour and language in his work. This catalogue is published on the occassion of his first major European survey which focuses on the artist's new work in relation to that from the 1960s and 1970s
Mel Bochner : language, 1966-2006 by Johanna Burton( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A leading practitioner of conceptual art, Mel Bochner (b. 1940) was one of the first artists to introduce language into the visual field in the 1960s. Despite their significance, these contributions remain unexplored in art-historical scholarship. Mel Bachner: Language 1966-2006 includes over sixty works in a wide range of media and brings together for the first time an overview of the artist's language-based works from the past forty years."--Jacket
Spéculations : écrits, 1965-1973 by Mel Bochner( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mel Bochner : illustrating philosophy by Thomas E Wartenberg( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ed Ruscha : catalogue raisonné of the paintings by Edward Ruscha( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mel Bochner by Mel Bochner( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in French and English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mel Bochner : working drawings and other visible things on paper not necessarily meant to be viewed as art : New York 1966( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in German and English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mel Bochner : [exhibición] Centro de Arte y Comunicación, abril 1972 by Argentina) Centro de Arte y Comunicación (Buenos Aires( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vers le visible : exposer le dessin contemporain : 1964-1980( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce livre revient sur un moment crucial de l'histoire récente des expositions par le biais du dessin. Il s'est imposé comme une recherche nécessaire, alors même que ce médium fait aujourd'hui preuve d'une ubiquité inédite, jusqu'à devenir l'un des plus fréquemment montrés dans les espaces dédiés à l'art contemporain. Alors même qu'on le surprend tantôt à emprunter son format à la peinture d'histoire, tantôt son esthétique à la photographie, tantôt ses dispositifs aux grandes installations. Alors même qu'ainsi, sa distinction légendaire d'avec les autres formes d'art tend à disparaître ou à se faire oublier, et qu'il est aujourd'hui regardé et exposé au même rang que les autres œuvres. À quel moment le statut du dessin a-t-il changé aux yeux des commissaires d'exposition et pour quelle(s) raison(s) ? Depuis quand le considère-t-on comme un objet de l'art contemporain au même titre que les autres ? Comment ce médium, enfin, est-il devenu le vecteur d'un propos curatorial généralisé en Europe et aux États-Unis ? En portant son attention sur l'histoire des expositions de dessin et plus largement du papier (documents, plans, notes d'intention, etc.), ce livre tente de cerner les étapes ayant conduit à légitimer des œuvres jusqu'ici rarement mises sur le devant de la scène
 
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Mel Bochner photographs, 1966-1969
Alternative Names
Mel Bochner

Mel Bochner Amerikaans kunstenaar

Mel Bochner US-amerikanischer Konzeptkünstler und Maler

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Languages
English (140)

German (19)

French (19)

Spanish (3)

Covers
Mel Bochner : language, 1966-2006Ed Ruscha : catalogue raisonné of the paintingsMel BochnerBeyond geometry : experiments in form, 1940s-70sSolar system & rest rooms : writings and interviews, 1965-2007Malevich and the American legacyMel Bochner : photographs and not photographs