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Mel Bochner : language, 1966-2006

Author: Johanna Burton; Art Institute of Chicago.
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Art Institute of Chicago ; London : Yale University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogues
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Named Person: Mel Bochner; Mel Bochner; Mel Bochner; Mel Bochner
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Johanna Burton; Art Institute of Chicago.
ISBN: 9780300121445 030012144X
OCLC Number: 81452911
Notes: "Published in conjunction with an exhibition organized by and presented at the Art Institute of Chicago from October 5, 2006, to January 7, 2007"--Title page verso.
Description: 148 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Contents: The Weight of the Word: Mel Bochner's Material Language / Johanna Burton 10 --
Mel Bochner in Conversation with James Meyer 132 --
Exhibition History and Bibliography of Language-Based Works 144.
Responsibility: Johanna Burton ; with contributions by Mel Bochner, James Meyer, and James Rondeau ; accompanying an exhibition organized by James Rondeau with Mark Pascale and Lisa Dorin.
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A leading practitioner of conceptual art, Mel Bochner was one of the first artists in the 1960s to reintroduce language into the visual field. This book provides an overview of Bochner's  Read more...

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