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Mel Bochner

Selected Works

Howl

Mel Bochner Howl 2019 Monoprint with collage, engraving and embossment on hand-dyed Twinrocker handmade paper

Image/paper size: 20 x 12 inches (50.8 x 30.5 cm)
Signed and dated along lower right edge in graphite
(Inventory #30717)

Mel Bochner Howl, 2019

Amazing

Mel Bochner Amazing 2019 Monoprint with collage, engraving and embossment on hand-dyed Twinrocker handmade paper

Image/paper size: 63 x 39 inches (160 x 99.1 cm)
Signed and dated along left edge, center area in graphite
(Inventory #30869)

Mel Bochner Amazing, 2019

Chuckle

Mel Bochner Chuckle 2017 Monoprint with collage, engraving and embossment on hand-dyed Twinrocker handmade paper

Image/paper size:  38 1/2 x 62 3/4 inches  (97.8 x 159.4 cm)
Signed and dated lower center in graphite
(Inventory #29282)

Mel Bochner Chuckle, 2017

Mistake

Mel Bochner Mistake 2019 Monoprint with collage, engraving and embossment on hand-dyed Twinrocker handmade paper

Image/paper size: 50 x 66 1/4 inches (127 x 168.3 cm)
Signed and dated recto in graphite
(Inventory #30574)

Mel Bochner Mistake, 2019

If The Color Changes…

Mel Bochner If The Color Changes… 2018 Laser engraving and hand-applied silver nitrate on both sides of laminated glass, framed

Image/mirror size: 25 x 35 x 1 1/4 inches (63.5 x 88.9 x 3.2 cm)
Frame size: 30 1/2 x 40 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches (77.5 x 102.9 x 8.9 cm)
Edition of 12
Signed and dated on label, on reverse
(Inventory #30719)
Krakow 2018.05

Mel Bochner If The Color Changes…, 2018
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It Doesn’t Get Any Better Than This

Mel Bochner It Doesn’t Get Any Better Than This 2018 Laser engraving and hand-applied silver nitrate on laminated glass

25 x 35 x 1 1/4 inches (63.5 x 88.9 x 3.8 cm)
Edition of 12
Signed and dated on label, on reverse
(Inventory #30355)
Krakow 2018.04

Mel Bochner It Doesn’t Get Any Better Than This, 2018

Language Is Not Transparent (ask Alice)

Mel Bochner Language Is Not Transparent (ask Alice) 2016 Collodian lantern slide on mirror

Frame size:  30 5/8 x 26 1/2 x 2 7/16 inches  (77.8 x 67.3 x 6.2 cm)
Edition of 6
Signed on label on reverse of frame
(Inventory #29664)
Krakow Witkin 2016.04

Mel Bochner Language Is Not Transparent (ask Alice), 2016

Amazing (Inverse)

Mel Bochner Amazing (Inverse) 2014 Silkscreen with color shifting inks on Lanaquarelle Satin paper

Image/paper size:  68 1/2 x 47 inches  (174 x 119.4 cm)
Edition of 20
Signed, dated and numbered lower right
(Inventory #27368)
Krakow Witkin 2014.01

Mel Bochner Amazing (Inverse), 2014

Eradicate

Mel Bochner Eradicate 2017 Monoprint with collage, engraving and embossment on hand-dyed Twinrocker handmade paper

Image/paper size:  31 1/2 x 20 inches  (80 x 50.8 cm)
Frame size:  35 1/8 x 23 5/8 inches  (89.2 x 60 cm)
Signed and dated lower right in graphite
(Inventory #28954)

Mel Bochner Eradicate, 2017

Blah, Blah, Blah

Mel Bochner Blah, Blah, Blah 2019 Monoprint with collage, engraving and embossment on hand-dyed Twinrocker handmade paper

Image/paper size: 23 x 31 1/4 inches (58.4 x 79.4 cm)
Signed and dated lower right in graphite
(Inventory #30840)

Mel Bochner Blah, Blah, Blah, 2019

Chuckle

Mel Bochner Chuckle 2018 Monoprint with collage, engraving and embossment on hand-dyed Twinrocker handmade paper

Image/paper size: 18 3/4 x 30 3/8 inches (47.6 x 77.2 cm)
Signed and dated lower right in graphite
(Inventory #30212)

Mel Bochner Chuckle, 2018

Money

Mel Bochner Money 2017 Monoprint with collage, engraving and embossment on hand-dyed Twinrocker handmade paper

Image/paper size: 30 x 20 1/8 inches (76.2 x 51.1 cm)
Signed and dated along lower right edge in graphite
(Inventory #29548)

Mel Bochner Money, 2017

Blah, Blah, Blah

Mel Bochner Blah, Blah, Blah 2018 Monoprint with engraving and embossment on Twinrocker handmade paper

Image/paper size: 15 x 15 1/2 inches (38.1 x 39.4 cm)
Frame size: 21 1/2 x 21 3/4 inches (54.6 x 55.2 cm)
Signed and dated upper right corner in graphite
(Inventory #29971)

Mel Bochner Blah, Blah, Blah, 2018

Do I Have To Draw You A Picture?

Mel Bochner Do I Have To Draw You A Picture? 2018 Monoprint with collage, engraving and embossment on hand-dyed Twinrocker handmade paper

Image/paper size: 22 1/4 x 18 1/2 inches (56.5 x 47 cm)
Signed and dated
(Inventory #30023)

Mel Bochner Do I Have To Draw You A Picture?, 2018

Gobbledygook

Mel Bochner Gobbledygook 2017 Monoprint with collage, engraving and embossment on hand-dyed Twinrocker handmade paper
Image/paper size:  14 x 17 1/2 inches  (35.6 x 44.5 cm)
Signed and dated lower left in graphite
(Inventory #29280)
Mel Bochner Gobbledygook, 2017

Howl

Mel Bochner Howl 2019 Monoprint with collage, engraving and embossment on hand-dyed Twinrocker handmade paper

Image/paper size: 20 x 12 inches (50.8 x 30.5 cm)
Signed and dated along lower right edge in graphite
(Inventory #30717)

Mel Bochner Howl, 2019

Obliterate

Mel Bochner Obliterate 2018 Silkscreen in thirteen colors on Lanaquarelle paper

Image/paper size: 50 x 40 inches (127 x 101.6 cm)
Edition of 30
Signed, dated, and numbered lower right in graphite
(Inventory #30142)
Krakow Witkin 2018.03

Mel Bochner Obliterate, 2018
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HA

Mel Bochner HA 2014 Monoprint with collage, engraving and embossment on hand-dyed Twinrocker handmade paper

Image/paper size: 8 1/2 x 10 inches (21.6 x 25.4 cm)
Frame size: 10 1/4 x 12 inches (26 x 30.5 cm)
Signed and dated lower right in graphite
(Inventory #30569)

Mel Bochner HA, 2014

Thank You

Mel Bochner Thank You 2017 Etching on Stardream paper mounted to museum board
Image size:  15 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches  (39.4 x 23.5 cm)
Paper size:  16 x 9 3/4 inches  (40.6 x 24.8 cm)
Edition of 15
Signed, numbered and dated lower right in graphite
(Inventory #30213)

Krakow Witkin 2017.03

Mel Bochner Thank You, 2017

48 inches

Mel Bochner 48 inches 2007 Monoprint with engraving and embossment on handmade paper in two parts

Image/paper size:  36 3/8 x 48 1/2 inches  (92.4 x 123.2 cm)
Signed recto in pencil
(Inventory #25933)

Mel Bochner 48 inches, 2007

2 (12 ” x 12″)

Mel Bochner 2 (12 ” x 12″) 1997 Wood engraving on handmade paper

Edition of 12
Signed on reverse
Overall size:  16 x 36 inches (40.6 x 91.4 cm)
(Inventory #23541)
Krakow Witkin 1997.04

Mel Bochner 2 (12 ” x 12″), 1997

12 inches

Mel Bochner 12 inches 2007 Unique monoprint with engraving and embossment on handmade paper in two parts

Image/paper size:  9 x 12 inches  (24.1 x 31.1 cm)
Signed ‘Bochner’ and dated verso
(Inventory #26361)

Mel Bochner 12 inches, 2007

50 Foot Print

Mel Bochner 50 Foot Print 1997 Wood engraving on handmade Twinrocker paper

Image/paper size:  22 x 30 inches  (55.9 x 76.2 cm)
Edition of 12
Signed ‘Bochner’, dated and numbered on verso
(Inventory #23544)
Krakow Witkin 1997.05

Mel Bochner 50 Foot Print, 1997

12″

Mel Bochner 12″ 2007 Unique monoprint with wood engraving and embossment on hand-dyed Twinrocker handmade paper

4 x 12 inches (10.2 x 30.5 cm)
Signed ‘Mel Bochner’ on reverse
(Inventory #26806)

Mel Bochner 12″, 2007

Genetic Sequence B

Mel Bochner Genetic Sequence B 1996 Monoprint with engraving and embossment on handmade Twinrocker paper

Image/paper size:  36 x 72 inches (91.4 x 183 cm)
Signed and dated verso
(Inventory #14649)

Mel Bochner Genetic Sequence B, 1996

Genetic Sequence L

Mel Bochner Genetic Sequence L 1996 Unique monoprint with engraving and embossment on handmade Twinrocker paper in four parts

36 x 36 inches overall  (91.4 x 91.4 cm)
(Inventory #14652)

Mel Bochner Genetic Sequence L, 1996

Genetic Space, Black and White #1

Mel Bochner Genetic Space, Black and White #1 1995 Engraving with embossment on handmade paper

Image/paper size: 36 x 36 inches (91.4 x 91.4 cm)
Edition of 6
Signed, dated, and numbered verso
(Inventory #30451)
Krakow Witkin 1995.01

Mel Bochner Genetic Space, Black and White #1, 1995

Genetic Space, Blue

Mel Bochner Genetic Space, Blue 1995 Engraving with embossment
on handmade paper

Comprised of four pieces
Edition of 6
37 1/2 x 37 1/2 inches overall (95.3 x 95.3 cm)
(Inventory #14434)
Krakow Witkin 1995.02

Mel Bochner Genetic Space, Blue, 1995

Second Prelude

Mel Bochner Second Prelude 1988 Set of four etchings with aquatints in black and white on Somerset English Mouldmade paper

Image/paper size: 16 x 12 inches each (40.6 x 30.5 cm each)
Overall size: 35 1/4 x 27 7/8 inches (89.5 x 71 cm)
Edition of 10
Signed, titled and numbered on reverse, lower left to lower right in graphite on each sheet
(Inventory #29691)
Krakow Witkin 1988.06

Mel Bochner Second Prelude, 1988

Second Quartet

Mel Bochner Second Quartet 1988 Black and white etching with aquatint on d'Arches Watercolor rough paper in four parts

Overall size: 44 3/4 x 34 1/4 inches (113.7 x 87 cm)
Top left sheet size: 19 3/4 x 14 5/8 inches (50.2 x 37.1 cm)
Top right sheet size: 19 3/4 x 14 5/8 inches (50.2 x 37.1 cm)
Bottom left sheet size: 19 7/8 x 14 3/4 inches (50.5 x 37.5 cm)
Bottom right sheet size: 19 3/4 x 14 5/8 inches (50.2 x 37.1 cm)
Edition of 15
Signed, titled, dated, and numbered on reverse of bottom left sheet. Each sheet is titled and numbered on reverse with directions as to orientation.
(Inventory #29366)
Krakow Witkin 1988.02

Mel Bochner Second Quartet, 1988

Third Quartet

Mel Bochner Third Quartet 1988 Black and white aquatint and soft ground etching in four parts on d'Arches Watercolor rough paper

Overall size:  45 x 44 3/4 inches  (114.3 x 113.7 cm)
Bottom left vertical size:  19 7/8 x 14 3/4 inches  (50.5 x 37.5 cm)
Right bottom facing horizontal size:  14 3/4 x 19 3/4 inches  (37.5 x 50.2 cm)
Upper right facing vertical size:  20 x 14 7/8 inches  (50.8 x 37.8 cm)
Upper left facing horizontal size:  14 3/4 x 19 7/8 inches  (37.5 x 50.5 cm)
Edition of 15
Signed, titled and numbered on reverse of bottom vertical sheet in graphite.  Each sheet is titled and numbered on reverse with directions as to orientation.
(Inventory #29365)
Krakow Witkin 1988.03

Mel Bochner Third Quartet, 1988

Untitled (Red, Yellow, Black)

Mel Bochner Untitled (Red, Yellow, Black) 1995 Engraving with embossment on 4 sheets of handmade Twinrocker paper

Image/paper: 20 x 20 inches overall  (50.8 x 50.8 cm)
Edition of 8
(Inventory #19199)
Krakow Witkin 1995.06

Mel Bochner Untitled (Red, Yellow, Black), 1995

PRIMER (1969-1972) Twenty-One Demonstrations from a Theory of Sculpture

Mel Bochner PRIMER (1969-1972) Twenty-One Demonstrations from a Theory of Sculpture 1995 Set of twenty-one silkscreens

Image paper size:  9 7/8 x 6 15/16 inches each  (25.1 x 17.6 cm each)
Edition of 50
Signed, numbered and dated lower right on colophon
(Inventory #27480)
Krakow Witkin 1995.07

Mel Bochner PRIMER (1969-1972) Twenty-One Demonstrations from a Theory of Sculpture, 1995

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