MEL BOCHNER

1940, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Lives and works in New York

ARTISTS' BOOKS AND MULTIPLES

Art & Project Bulletin # 027 art & project 1970
Mel Bochner (toward) Axiom of Indifference 1971 - 1973 Sonnabend Gallery 1974
Drawings 1966-1973 Lawrence Markey, Inc. 1998
Misunderstandings (A Theory of Photography) [from Artists and Photographs Box] Multiples, Inc 1970
Mel Bochner: Notes on Theory  University of Rhode Island  1971 
Primer: The Complete Catalog of Twenty-One (ed. 2000) Flash Art Edizioni 1970
Seven Translucent Tiers [from Aspen 5+6] Aspen Magazine 1967
     
BOOKS BY OR ABOUT BOCHNER     
   
Solar Systems & Rest Rooms: Writings and Interviews 1965-2007 The MIT Press (An October Book - WritinArt Series) 2008
     
EXHIBITIONS CURATED BY BOCHNER     
     
Working Drawings and other Visible Things on Paper Not Necessarily Meant to be Viewed as Art Visual Arts Gallery, New York [facsimile by Walther Konig, Koln in 1997] 1966/ 1997
     
INDIVIDUAL CATALOGUES     

 
 
Mel Bochner  centro de arte y comunicacion - cayc  1972
Mel Bochner: Number and Shape  The Baltimore Museum of Art  1976
Mel Bochner Photographs, 1966-1969 Harvard University  2002 
Mel Bochner: 1973 - 1985  Carnrgie-Mellon University Art Gallery 1985
Mel Bochner / Richard Serra  Hayden Gallery / MIT  1980 
Mel Bochner: Thought Mage Visible 1966-1973  Yale University Art Gallery 1995
     
EPHEMERA   

 
   
Mel Bochner Measured Room Series: 48" Longitudinal Projection (invitation card)  Konrad Fischer, Dusselforf  1969 
Mel Bochner: 7 Properties of Between (announcement)  Sonnabend, New York  1972 
     
ARTICLES WRITTEN BY OR ABOUT BOCHNER    
     
A Compilation for Robert Mangold [by Bochner] Art International Volume XII/4 April 20  1968
Sentences on Conceptual Art [by Bochner] in Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art: A Sourcebook of Artists' Writings  1996
The Axiom of Indifference [about Bochner by Bruce Boice] Arts Magazine, April 1973
     
OTHER PUBLICATIONS     
     
Projects Class (12 artists / 12 cards - submitted to class)  Nova Scotia College of Art and Design  1969
     
CATALOGUES INCLUDING BOCHNER
A Forest of Signs: Art in the Crisis of Representation [not in exhibition but mentioned in catalogue essay by Anne Rorimer: Photography - Language - Context: Prellude to the 1980s] The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles 1989
Afterimage: Drawing Through Process  Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles  1999
A Minimal Future? Art as Object 1958-1968  The Museum of Contemporary Art, L.A.  2004
Art by Telephone  Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago  1969 
Arte de Sistemas  Museo De Arte Moderno / CAYC - Centro de Arte y Communicacion, Buenos Aires 1971
A Second Talent: Painters and Sculptors Who are Also Photographers  The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art 1985
As Painting: Division and Displacement  Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus 2001
A View of a Decade 1967-1977  Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago  1977
Beyond Geometry: Experiments in Form, 1940s-1970s  Los Angeles County Museum of Art 2004 
Concept </> Decoratif: Anti-Formalist Art of the 70s Nahan Contemporary, New York  1990
Conception, Conceptual Documents 1960-1990 Norwich Gallery, Norwich School of Art and Design, U.K. 2001
Conceptual Art Conceptual Aspects The New York Cultural Center 1970
Contemporary Perspectives 1984  Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 1984
Documenta 5 Documenta 1972
Documenta 6 [curator: Manfred Schneckenburger]  Kassel, Germany  1977 
557,087 Seattle 1969
From the Collection of Sol LeWitt  Independent Curators  1985
Idea and Image in Recent Art The Art Institute of Chicago 1974
Information MoMA, NY 1970
Konzeption - Conception: Documentation of today's art tendencies Westdeutscher Verlag 1969
"Konzept" - Kunst  Kunstmuseum, Basel 1972
955,000 Vancouver Art Gallery 1970
1967: At the Crossroads  Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia 1987
Open Systems: Rethinking Art c. 1970  Tate Modern 2005
Prints: Bochner LeWitt Mangold Marden Martin Renouf Rockburne Ryman Art Gallery of Ontario 1975
Reconsidering the Object of Art: 1965-1975  The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles 1995
75th American Exhibition Art Institute of Chicago 1982 
The Last Picture Show The Walker Art Center  2003
The Matter at Hand: Contemporary Drawings   Fine Arts Gallery, UWM Art Museum, U. of Wisconsin, Wilwaukee 1990
Thinking Print: Books to Billboards, 1980-1995 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
1996
When Attitudes Become Form (Bern and London) Kunsthalle Bern 1969
Whitney Biennial 1979 [John G. Hanhardt, Barbara Haskell, Richard Marshall, Mark Segal and Patterson Sims] Whitney Museum of American Art 1979
Whitney Biennial 2004 [Chrissie Iles, Shamim M. Momin, and Debra Singer]  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York 2004 
Whitney Museum Sculpture Annual 1970  Whitney Museum of American Art 1970
     
BOOKS INCLUDING BOCHNER     
     
Art After Conceptual Art MIT Press / Generali Foundation 2006
Alternative Art New York 1965-1985 The Drawing Center / University of Minnesota Press 2002
Art After Modernism: Rethinking Representation  The New Museum of Contemporary Art  1984 
Art Workers: Radical Practice in the Vietnam Era University of California Press 2009
Challenging Art: Artforum 1962-1974  Soho Press 2000 
Changing: Essays in Art Criticism [Lucy Lippard]  E. P. Dutton & Co. 1971
Conceptual Art Dutton 1972
Conceptual Art  Phaidon 1998
Conceptual Art: A Critical Anthology  MIT Press  1999
Conceptual Art and the Politics of Publicity  MIT Press  2003 
5000 Artists Return to Artists Space: 25 Years  Artists Space / D.A.P. Press  1998
From the Center: feminist essays on women's art  Dutton  1976 
Get the Message? A Decade of Art for Social Change [Lucy Lippard] E.P. Dutton 1984
Idea Art: A Critical Anthology Dutton  1973 
Minimal Art: A Critical Survey  E.P. Dutton & Co. 1968 
Minimalism: Art and Polemics in the Sixties Yale University Press  2001 
New Art in the 60s and 70s: Redefining Reality  Thames and Hudson  2001 
112 Workshop / 112 Greene Street  New York University Press 1981
One Place After Another: Site-Specific Art and Locational Identity  MIT Press 2004
Out of the Box: The Reinvention of Art, 1965-1975  School of Visual Arts  2000 
Overlay: Contemporary Art and the Art of Prehistory  Pantheon  1983 
Postminimalism  Out of London Press  1977 
Rewriting Conceptual Art Reaktion Books [Critical Views], London 1999
Six Years: The dematerialization of the art object.... Praeger  1973 
The Context of Art / The Art of Context  Navado Press, Trieste  2004 
The Contingent Object of Contemporary Art  MIT Press  2003 
Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art: A Sourcebook of Artists' Writings  University of California Press 1996 
Words To Be Looked At: Language in 1960s Art MIT Press 2007
     
PERIODICALS INCLUDING BOCHNER     
     
Artforum [Documenta 5] October 1972
Art International  April 1968
Arts Magazine April 1973
Arts Magazine  April 1978 
Aspen No. 5+6  Fall / Winter  1967 
Studio International [New York Commentary] March  1970
Trans> arts.cultures.media # 3/4 Passim, Inc.  1997
     
EXHIBITION REVIEWS     
     
Mel Bochner at Sonnabend  Art in America, January - February  1974 
Mel Bochner at Stein Gladstone Flash Art, November-December  1991 
     
EXHIBITION ADS    
     
Mel Bochner at Sonnabend Artforum, February 1973