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Mel Bochner

Selected Works

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

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

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

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

Top Dog

Mel Bochner Top Dog 2018 Monoprint with engraving and embossment on Twinrocker handmade paper

Image/paper size: 19 3/4 x 11 inches (50.2 x 27.9 cm)
Signed and dated
(Inventory #30022)

Mel Bochner Top Dog, 2018

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

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

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)

Mel Bochner Thank You, 2017

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)

Mel Bochner If The Color Changes…, 2018

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)

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

Are You Out Of Your Fucking Mind?

Mel Bochner Are You Out Of Your Fucking Mind? 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 #30356)

Mel Bochner Are You Out Of Your Fucking Mind?, 2018

Everybody Is Full Of Shit

Mel Bochner Everybody Is Full Of Shit 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 #30357)

Mel Bochner Everybody Is Full Of Shit, 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

Exhibition View

Mel Bochner Exhibition View

Mel Bochner

Barbara Krakow Gallery, September 6, 2014 – October 18, 2014

Mel Bochner Exhibition View,

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

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

12″ Square

Mel Bochner 12″ Square 1997 Wood engraving on handmade paper, 4 sheets

Image/mirror size:  24 x 20 inches  (61 x 50.8 cm)
Image/Paper size: 16 x 16 inches overall  (40.6 x 40.6 cm overall)
Edition of 12
Signed on reverse
(Inventory #26398)
Krakow Witkin 1997.01

Mel Bochner 12″ Square, 1997

Vanishing Point

Mel Bochner Vanishing Point 1992-93 Two-color hard and soft-ground etching with aquatint on Somerset English Mould Made paper

Image/paper size:  27 1/2 x 27 3/4 inches  (69.9 x 70.5 cm)
Edition of 30
Signed, dated, and numbered lower right in graphite
(Inventory #29356)
Krakow Witkin 1993.01

Mel Bochner Vanishing Point, 1992-93

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

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

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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