Mel Bochner

American, b. 1940

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Mel Bochner’s approach and materials constantly vary; in fact, the artist formally disavowed allegiance to a single material in his famous essay titled “the Medium and the Tedium” (2010). Bochner—who has produced paintings, installations, and …

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12″, 2007
Sold on Jun 18, 2021
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Unique monoprint with woodcut and embossing, on handmade and-dyed Twinrocker paper
30.7 x 10.2 cm
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Jun 18, 2021
Phillips
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12″, 2007
Unique monoprint with woodcut and embossing, on handmade and-dyed Twinrocker paper
Jun 18, 2021
Phillips
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30.7 x 10.2 cm
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Jun 18, 2021
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HA HA HA, 2019
Sold on Jun 1, 2021
HK$945,000
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136% est
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monoprint in oil with engraving and embossment
122.0 x 169.0 cm
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HK$945,000
Auction Sale
Jun 1, 2021
Phillips
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HA HA HA, 2019
monoprint in oil with engraving and embossment
Jun 1, 2021
Phillips
HK$945,000
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122.0 x 169.0 cm
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Jun 1, 2021
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HK$945,000
Ha Ha, 2019
Sold on May 26, 2021
$17,812
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27% est
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Monoprint in oil paint with collage, engraving and embossment on hand-dyed Twinrocker handmade paper
51.4 x 21.6 cm
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$17,812
Auction Sale
May 26, 2021
Bonhams
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2019 Monoprint in oil paint with collage, engraving and embossment on hand-dyed Twinrocker handmade paper, signed in pencil and dated, published/printed by Two Palms Press, New York, the full sheet, framed. sheet 8 1/2 x 20 1/4in (21.6 x 51.4cm)
Ha Ha, 2019
Monoprint in oil paint with collage, engraving and embossment on hand-dyed Twinrocker handmade paper
May 26, 2021
Bonhams
$17,812
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51.4 x 21.6 cm
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May 26, 2021
Bonhams
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$17,812
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2019 Monoprint in oil paint with collage, engraving and embossment on hand-dyed Twinrocker handmade paper, signed in pencil and dated, published/printed by Two Palms Press, New York, the full sheet, framed. sheet 8 1/2 x 20 1/4in (21.6 x 51.4cm)
Key to 24 Reading Alternatives , 1997
Sold on May 25, 2021
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ink on paper
35.5 x 21.5 cm
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May 25, 2021
Christie's
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Mel Bochner (b. 1940) Key to 24 Reading Alternatives titled 'KEY TO 24 READING ALTERNATIVES' (lower right) ink on paper 21.5 x 35.5cm. Executed in 1997 Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Key to 24 Reading Alternatives , 1997
ink on paper
May 25, 2021
Christie's
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35.5 x 21.5 cm
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May 25, 2021
Christie's
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Mel Bochner (b. 1940) Key to 24 Reading Alternatives titled 'KEY TO 24 READING ALTERNATIVES' (lower right) ink on paper 21.5 x 35.5cm. Executed in 1997 Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Ha Ha Ha, 2020
Sold on May 19, 2021
£17,640
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Work on Paper
collage, engraving and embossment on hand made paper
38.0 x 32.0 cm
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£17,640
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May 19, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
signed collage, engraving and embossment on hand made paper 32 by 38 cm. 12½ by 15 in. framed: 37.5 by 44 cm. 14¾ by 17⅜ in. Executed in 2020.
Ha Ha Ha, 2020
collage, engraving and embossment on hand made paper
May 19, 2021
Sotheby's
£17,640
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38.0 x 32.0 cm
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May 19, 2021
Sotheby's
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£17,640
Description
signed collage, engraving and embossment on hand made paper 32 by 38 cm. 12½ by 15 in. framed: 37.5 by 44 cm. 14¾ by 17⅜ in. Executed in 2020.
Head Honcho, 2019
Sold on May 19, 2021
£10,080
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monotype with collage, engraving and embossing on hand-dyed Twinrocker handmade paper
20.8 x 30.0 cm
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£10,080
Auction Sale
May 19, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
signed monotype with collage, engraving and embossing on hand-dyed Twinrocker handmade paper 30 by 20.8 cm. 11⅞ by 8¼ in. framed: 35 by 25 cm. 13¾ by 9⅞ in. Executed in 2019.
Head Honcho, 2019
monotype with collage, engraving and embossing on hand-dyed Twinrocker handmade paper
May 19, 2021
Sotheby's
£10,080
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44% est
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20.8 x 30.0 cm
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May 19, 2021
Sotheby's
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£10,080
Description
signed monotype with collage, engraving and embossing on hand-dyed Twinrocker handmade paper 30 by 20.8 cm. 11⅞ by 8¼ in. framed: 35 by 25 cm. 13¾ by 9⅞ in. Executed in 2019.
Segment Study, 1981
Sold on May 12, 2021
$17,812
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Work on Paper
gouache on paper
47.5 x 30.5 cm
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$17,812
Auction Sale
May 12, 2021
Bonhams
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1981 signed, dated 1981 and inscribed indistinctly gouache on paper 12 by 18 in. 30.5 by 47.5 cm.
Segment Study, 1981
gouache on paper
May 12, 2021
Bonhams
$17,812
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47.5 x 30.5 cm
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May 12, 2021
Bonhams
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$17,812
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1981 signed, dated 1981 and inscribed indistinctly gouache on paper 12 by 18 in. 30.5 by 47.5 cm.
Rules of Inference (K. 1974.03), 1974
Sold on May 1, 2021
$3,528
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Etching and aquatint, on Rives BFK paper
77.8 x 55.9 cm
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$3,528
Auction Sale
May 1, 2021
Phillips
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Rules of Inference (K. 1974.03), 1974
Etching and aquatint, on Rives BFK paper
May 1, 2021
Phillips
$3,528
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77.8 x 55.9 cm
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May 1, 2021
Phillips
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$3,528
Oh Well, 2012
Sold on May 1, 2021
$28,980
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Monoprint with collage, engraving, embossing and oil paint in colors, on handmade and hand-dyed Twinrocker paper
23.2 x 30.8 cm
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$28,980
Auction Sale
May 1, 2021
Phillips
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Oh Well, 2012
Monoprint with collage, engraving, embossing and oil paint in colors, on handmade and hand-dyed Twinrocker paper
May 1, 2021
Phillips
$28,980
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383% est
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23.2 x 30.8 cm
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May 1, 2021
Phillips
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$28,980
Top Dog, 2020
Sold on May 1, 2021
£11,970
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monoprint with collage, engraving, embossing and oil on handmade and hand-dyed Twinrocker paper
28.6 x 50.8 cm
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£11,970
Auction Sale
May 1, 2021
Phillips
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Top Dog, 2020
monoprint with collage, engraving, embossing and oil on handmade and hand-dyed Twinrocker paper
May 1, 2021
Phillips
£11,970
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4% est
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28.6 x 50.8 cm
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May 1, 2021
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£11,970