Mel Bochner: If the Color Changes

Exhibition catalogue

Edited by Achim Borchardt-Hume and Doro Globus

With a foreword by Iwona Blazwick, Okwui Enwezor und João Fernandes; contributions by Achim Borchardt-Hume, Briony Fer, Ulrich Wilmes, Mark Godfrey, João Fernandes, and Mel Bochner. The catalogue contains a list of works, the artist’s biography, as well as installation plans.  

Published by Hirmer 
214 pages, approx. 120 color and 40 b/w images, soft cover
In German and English 

Price 35 € 

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Mel Bochner: If the Color Changes

Stretch your view

Stretch your View

Mel Bochner: The Joys of Yiddish

"The Joys of Yiddish" is a monumental work redeveloped by Mel Bochner as a long term public sculpture specially for the façade of Haus der Kunst. MORE


Mel Bochner: If the Color Changes

07.03 – 23.06.13

The American artist Mel Bochner is considered one of the founders of Conceptual Art. He is thus part of an artist generation that radically broke with painting's dominant position in the early 1960s. MORE


Mel Bochner on his early works

Read Mel Bochner's short texts "Working Drawings and Other Visible Things on Paper Not Necessarily Meant to Be Viewed as Art" (1997) and "Misunderstandings (A Theory of Photography 1967-70)" (2000). MORE


Ulrich Wilmes: "Between Reading and Seeing"

Curator Ulrich Wilmes on the art of American artist Mel Bochner, who is considered one of the founders of conceptual art. MORE

Pdf, Lecture

Mel Bochner on his recent work

Lecture at New York University's Institute of Fine Arts in which Mel Bochner spoke about his recent work. MORE

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In the press

Mel Bochner — If the Color Changes

TLS, the cultural supplement of the London-based newspaper The Times, describes Mel Bochner's show "When the Color Changes" as an "extraordinarily fine, even thrilling, exhibition". MORE


Mel Bochner: Edition "Blah, Blah, Blah + Background Noise", 2013



Exhibition program on video

A video containing brief visual descriptions of current exhibitions. MORE