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DELAHUNTY
London

Mel Bochner's series of mirrored works listed below feature seminal texts and themes from throughout the artist's career. Much of Bochner's work explores the nature of language and the ways in which it evolves. Key phrases from his Exasperations series examine direct, aggressive language as an expression …

Medium
Condition
Pristine
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, sticker label
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Two Palms Press

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 photography—is noted to be one of the most influential pioneers of Conceptual art, and the organizer of the first Conceptual art exhibition in 1966. A recurring theme in Bochner’s work is the relationship between language and physical space or color. This is famously demonstrated in his “Measurement” installations of the late 1960s, visualizing the exact dimensions of rooms and exhibition spaces, and thesaurus-inspired paintings of a single word and its synonyms. Bochner formally studied under Douglas Wilson and Wilfred Readio, though his eventual style would draw strong influence from the works of Clyfford Still and Jean Dubuffet.

Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Lincoln Center Vera List Art Project
Selected exhibitions
2020
Mel Bochner: Oh WellTwo Palms
2019
MEL BOCHNER: Mirror WorksKrakow Witkin Gallery
Mel Bochner: ExasperationsSimon Lee Gallery
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Everybody is Full of Shit, 2018

Etched and silvered glass
25 × 35 × 1 1/2 in
63.5 × 88.9 × 3.8 cm
Edition 10/12
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D
DELAHUNTY
London

Mel Bochner's series of mirrored works listed below feature seminal texts and themes from …

Medium
Condition
Pristine
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, sticker label
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Two Palms Press

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 photography—is noted to be one of the most influential pioneers of Conceptual art, and the organizer of the first Conceptual art exhibition in 1966. A recurring theme in Bochner’s work is the relationship between language and physical space or color. This is famously demonstrated in his “Measurement” installations of the late 1960s, visualizing the exact dimensions of rooms and exhibition spaces, and thesaurus-inspired paintings of a single word and its synonyms. Bochner formally studied under Douglas Wilson and Wilfred Readio, though his eventual style would draw strong influence from the works of Clyfford Still and Jean Dubuffet.

Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Lincoln Center Vera List Art Project
Selected exhibitions (3)
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