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Oil on shaped canvas Signed, titled and dated "VORTEX 1985 MEL BOCHNER" on the reverse; further titled "VORTEX" on the stretcher bar. , 1985, 193 cm. X 215.9 cm.

Provenienza
Ileana Sonnabend Gallery
American Corporation, USA

Vortex (0086)

Mel Bochner studied at Carnegie Institute of Technology where he received his B.F.A. in 1962. Since 1964 he has lived and worked in New York City. He has exhibited widely in the United States and Europe and his work is represented in the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Musée National d’Art Moderne in Paris. In 2005 he received an honorary doctor of fine arts degree from Carnegie Mellon University. Mel Bochner has also taught at the School of Visual Arts in New York. He was appointed to the Yale faculty in 1979 as senior critic in painting/printmaking and in 2001 was appointed professor (adjunct). Born in Pittsburgh (USA) in 1940 BFA in 1962 from Carnegie Institute of Technology

One Artist Exibition :
Personal exhibitions


2014 Jewish Museum, New York, US

2013 Mel Bochner, Proposition and Process: A Theory of Sculpture ( 1968-1973), Peter Freeman Inc. (Grand Street), New York, US
Haus der Kunst, Munich, DE
Fundacao Serralves, Porto, PT

2012 Theory of Sculpture: Fontana's light, Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, US
If the Colour Changes, Whitechapel Gallery, London, GB
Egeran Gallery, Istanbul, TR
Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, US

2011-2012 In the Tower : Mel Bochner, National Gallery of Art, Washington, US
Photography Befor the Age of Mechanical Reproduction + Some Drawings from the Sixties + Recent Refections and Recursions on Dis / Tension and Crumpling, Peter Freeman Inc., New york, USA

2010 In the Tower : Mel Bochner, National Gallery of Art, Washington, US
Photographs and Not photographs 1966-2010, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, US
Galerie Nelson-Freeman, Paris, FR
Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, US

2009 Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, US
Metroquadro, Rivoli, IT
Lawrence Markey, San Antonio, US

2008 Peter Freeman Inc, New York, US
Color as Shape/Shape as Color: A Wall Painting and Related Drawings from the 1970's, Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, US
2007 1998-2007:Peinture, sculpture et installation, Galerie Nelson, Paris, FR
Galleria d'Arte il Gabbiano, Rome, IT
Domaine de Kerguéhennec, Bignan, FR
Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, US
Two Palms Gallery, New York, US
2006 The Joy of Yiddish: Mel Bochner, Spertus Museum, Chicago, US
Thesaurus Paintings, Peter Freeman Gallery, New York, US
Mel Bochner: Drawings from Four Decades, Wynn Kramarsky, New York, US
Mel Bochner: Drawings from Four Decades, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama, US
Mel Bochner: Drawings from Four Decades, Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina, US
Mel Bochner: Drawings from Four Decades, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California, US
Focus: Mel Bochner, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, US

2004 Dialogue in a Landscape , Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, US

2003 Genetic Space(s): Paintings, Drawings, and Prints, 1992-1996, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, US
Mel Bochner - Measurement Paintings, Musee d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva, CH
Recent Works, Il Gabbiano, Rome, IT
Sonnabend Gallery, New York, US

2002 Mel Bochner Photographs, 1966-69 , Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, US
New Works and Recent Works, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Berlin, DE
Forum: Mel Bochner Photographs, 1966-1969 , Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, US
Michael Carlos Museum, Emory University, Atlanta, US

2001 Grant Selwyn Fine Art, Beverly Hills, US
Akira Ikeda Gallery, Nagoya, JP
Galleria Primo Piano, Rome, IT
Numbers, 1966-2001, Lawrence Markey Gallery, New York, US
Bound & Unbound, New York, US

2000 Grant Selwyn Fine Art, Beverly Hills, US
Mel Bochner Measurements: Works From the 1960's/1990's, F.R.A.C. Bourgogne, Dijon, FR
Sonnabend Gallery, New York, US

1999 Centro de Arte Helio Oiticica, Rio de Janeiro, BR
Akira Ikeda Gallery, Yokosuka, JP

1998 Lawrence Markey Gallery, New York, US
Betsy Senior Gallery, New York, US
The Drawing Center, New York, US

1997 Cabinet des Estampes du Musee d'Art et d'Histoire, Geneva, CH
Musee d'Art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva, CH

1996 Sonnabend Gallery, New York, US
Galerie Tanit, Munich, DE
Thought Made Visible: 1966-1973 , La Societe des Exposition du Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, BE
Thought Made Visible: 1966-1973 , Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, DE

1995 Betsy Senior Gallery, New York, US
Thought Made Visible: 1966-1973, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, US

1994 Galerie Arnaud Lefebvre, Paris, FR

1993 Sonnabend Gallery, New York, US
Betsy Senior Gallery, New York, US
Gallery 360, Tokyo, JP
One Five, Antwerp, BE
Museo Storico della Liberazione di Roma, Rome, IT

1992 Galerie Vega, Plainevaux/Liege, BE
Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, US

1991 SteinGladstone, New York, US
Studio Casoli, Milan, IT
The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, US

1990 David Nolan Gallery, New York, US
Galleria Primo Piano, Rome, IT
Galerie Jahn und Fusban, Munich, DE
Barbara Kornblatt Gallery, Washington, US
Roger Ramsey Gallery, Chicago, US

1989 Sonnabend Gallery, New York, US
The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, US

1988 Martina Hamilton Gallery, New York, US
Paul Cava Gallery, Philadelphia, US
David Nolan Gallery, New York, US
Greene Gallery, Coral Gables, US

1987 Selected Works 1969 - 1986, Sonnabend Gallery, New York, US
Center for the Fine Arts, Miami, US
Galerie Montenay, Paris, FR

1986 Kunstmuseum, Luzern, CH
Galleria Primo Piano, Rome, IT

1985 Sonnabend Gallery, New York, US
Janet Steinberg Gallery, San Francisco, US
Carnegie-Mellon University Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, US

1984 Roger Ramsay Gallery, Chicago, US

1983 Yarlow Salzman Gallery, Toronto, CA
Daniel Weinberg Gallery, San Francisco, US
Pace Editions, New York, US
Carol Taylor Gallery, Dallas, US
Sonnabend Gallery, New York, US

1982 Sonnabend Gallery, New York, US
Abbaye de Senanque, Gordes, FR

1981 Texas Gallery, Houston, US
Daniel Weinberg Gallery, San Francisco, US
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, US

1980 Sonnabend Gallery, New York, US

1979 Art in Progress Gallery, Dusseldorf, DE

1978 Sonnabend Gallery, New York, US
Daniel Weinberg Gallery, San Francisco, US
Schema Gallery, Florence, IT
Sonnabend Gallery, Paris, FR

1977 Bernier Gallery, Athens, GR

1976 Sonnabend Gallery, New York, US
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, US

1975 Sonnabend Gallery, New York, US
Ricke Gallery, Cologne, DE

1974 Sonnabend Gallery, Paris, FR
Schema Gallery, Florence, IT
University Art Museum, Berkeley, US

1973 Sonnabend Gallery, New York, US
Sonnabend Gallery, Paris, FR
Sonnabend Gallery, New York, US

1972 M T L Gallery, Brussels, BE
Sonnabend Gallery, New York, BE
Lisson Gallery, London, GB
Bonomo Gallery, Bari, IT
Sonnabend Gallery, Paris, FR
Toselli Gallery, Milan, IT

1971 112 Greene Street, New York, US
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, US

1970 Sperone Gallery, Turin, IT
Toselli Gallery, Milan, IT
Art and Project Gallery, Amsterdam, NL

1969 Heiner Friedrich Gallery, Munich, DE
Konrad Fischer Gallery, Dusseldorf, DE
Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, US

1966 School of Visual Arts Gallery, New York, US

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