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Mel Bochner

Selected Works

Easy / Difficult

Mel Bochner Easy / Difficult 2022 Monoprint in oil with collage, engraving and embossment on handmade paper

Image/paper size: 63 x 46 3/8 inches (160 x 117.8 cm)
Signed and dated in graphite along right edge in graphite
(Inventory #33697)

Mel Bochner Easy / Difficult, 2022
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Liar

Mel Bochner Liar 2008 Etching with aquatint with black ink on Japanese surface Gampi paper

Edition of 20
Image/paper size: 30 1/2 x 22 1/2 inches (77.5 x 57.2 cm)
Signed and dated lower right, numbered lower center in graphite
(Inventory #32940)
Krakow Witkin 2008.02

Mel Bochner Liar, 2008
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Liar

Mel Bochner Liar 2008 Etching with aquatint in white ink on black Hahnemühle paper

Edition of 20
Image/paper size: 30 1/2 x 22 1/2 inches (77.5 x 57.2 cm)
Signed and dated lower right, numbered lower center in graphite
(Inventory #33183)
Krakow Witkin 2008.03

Mel Bochner Liar, 2008
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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 Witkin 2018.05

Mel Bochner If The Color Changes…, 2018
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Braggart

Mel Bochner Braggart 2016 Three-color dimensional silkscreen on Lanaquarelle paper

Edition of 10
Image/paper size: 40 x 30 inches (101.6 x 76.2 cm)
Signed and numbered on reverse in graphite
(Inventory #29551)
Krakow Witkin 2016.02

Mel Bochner Braggart, 2016
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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

Edition of 12
25 x 35 x 1 1/4 inches (63.5 x 88.9 x 3.2 cm)
Signed and dated on label, on reverse
(Inventory #33777)
Krakow Witkin 2018.07

Mel Bochner Are You Out Of Your Fucking Mind?, 2018
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That’s All Folks

Mel Bochner That’s All Folks 2014 Etching with aquatint on Somerset White Velvet paper

Edition of 20
Image/paper size: 22 1/4 x 30 inches (56.5 x 76.2 cm)
Signed, dated, and numbered lower right in graphite
(Inventory #33629)
Krakow Witkin 2014.09

Mel Bochner That’s All Folks, 2014
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I Forget

Mel Bochner I Forget 2014 Etching with aquatint on Somerset Velvet White paper

Edition of 20
Image/paper size: 10 1/2 x 20 inches (26.7 x 50.8 cm)
Signed, numbered, and dated lower right in graphite
(Inventory #33630)
Krakow Witkin 2014.07

Mel Bochner I Forget, 2014
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Criticize

Mel Bochner Criticize 2010 Two-color etching with aquatint on Somerset Velvet White paper

Edition of 20
Image and paper size: 31 x 23 7/8 inches (78.7 x 60.6 cm)
Signed and dated lower right and numbered lower center in graphite
(Inventory #31566)
Krakow Witkin 2010.02

Mel Bochner Criticize, 2010
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Nonsense

Mel Bochner Nonsense 2009 Two-color etching with aquatint on Somerset Velvet White paper

Edition of 20
Image/paper size: 21 1/2 x 16 3/4 inches (54.6 x 42.5 cm)
Signed and dated lower right and numbered lower center in graphite
(Inventory #31563)
Krakow Witkin 2009.03

Mel Bochner Nonsense, 2009
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If The Color Changes

Mel Bochner If The Color Changes 2003 Monoprint in oil with engraving and embossment on handmade paper

Image/paper size: 2 1/4 x 3 inches (5.7 x 7.6 cm)
Frame size: 11 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches (29.2 x 36.8 cm)
Initialed and dated lower right in graphite
(Inventory #33480)

Mel Bochner If The Color Changes, 2003
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If The Color Changes

Mel Bochner If The Color Changes 2003 Monoprint in oil with engraving and embossment on handmade paper

Image/paper size:  2 1/4 x 3 inches  (5.7 x 7.6 cm)
Frame size: 11 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches  (29.2 x 36.8 cm)
Initialed and dated lower right in graphite
(Inventory #33481)

Mel Bochner If The Color Changes, 2003
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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
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6′

Mel Bochner 6′ 2020 Monoprint in oil with collage, engraving and embossment on handmade paper

Overall image/paper size: 4 x 72 inches (10.2 x 182.9 cm)
Image/paper size: 4 x 12 inches each (10.2 x 30.5 cm each)
Signed and dated lower right in graphite on last panel marked “F” on reverse
(Inventory #32340)

Mel Bochner 6′, 2020
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Language Is Not Transparent

Mel Bochner Language Is Not Transparent 2017 Silkscreen and water-based inks in three parts

Edition of 20
Overall size: 63 x 141 inches overall (160 x 358.1 cm overall)
Image/paper size: 63 x 47 inches each (160 x 119.4 cm each)
Signed, numbered and dated on reverse on third sheet
(Inventory #31575)
Krakow Witkin 2017.01

Mel Bochner Language Is Not Transparent, 2017
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Mel Bochner
Krakow Witkin Gallery, April 23 – June 1, 2022

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Mel Bochner: If The Color Changes
Krakow Witkin Gallery, September 18, 2021 – November 4, 2021

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Mel Bochner: Mirror Works
Krakow Witkin Gallery, May 11, 2019 – June 15, 2019

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

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Related Information

  • Artist’s Exhibitions at Krakow Witkin Gallery
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