Mel BOCHNER

(Pittsburgh, PA, US 1940 -)


Biography

Mel Bochner was born in 1940 in Pittsburg, in Pennsylvania.
In 1966, at the School of Visual Arts Gallery of New York, he exhibited “Working Drawings and Other Visible Things on Paper not necessarily meant to be Viewed as Art”, which will be considered by the critics the first exhibition of Conceptual Art, movement which he will be associated to, despite himself.
He exhibits, in solo and group shows, in galleries and museums all over the world.
His works are in important public collections, as:
Metropolitan Museum and Museum of Modern Art di New York,
Centre George Pompidou in Paris,
Tate Gallery, London,
National Gallery of Art, Washington,
Museum of Contemporary Art,Los Angeles.

Exhibition

Selected solo exhibitions
2017
Simon Lee Gallery, Hong Kong
Peter Freeman, Inc., New York, NY, US
2015
Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, MA
Craig F. Starr Gallery, New York, NY, US
Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA, US
2014
The Jewish Museum, NY, US
Simon Lee Gallery, London, UK
Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA
2013
Peter Freeman, Inc., New York, NY
2012
Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK; Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany (2013) and Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Serralves, Porto, Portugal (2013)
Karsten Schubert Gallery, London
Egeran Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA, US
Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA, US
2011
National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, US
Peter Freeman, Inc., New York, NY, US
2010
Galerie Nelson Freeman, Paris, France
Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA, US
Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA, US
2009
Metroquadro, Rivoli, Italy
Lawrence Markey Inc., San Antonio, TX, US
Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL, US
2008
Peter Freeman, Inc., New York, NY, US
Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA, US
2007
Galerie Nelson Freeman, Paris, France
Galleria d’Arte il Gabbiano, Rome, Italy
Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA, US
Domaine de Kerguéhennec, Bignan, France
2006
Spertus Museum, Chicago, IL, US
Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL, US
Peter Freeman, Inc., New York, NY, US
Wynn Kramarsky, New York, NY, US
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, US
2004
Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, US
2003
Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA, US
Musée d’art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
Galleria d’Arte il Gabbiano, Rome, Italy
Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY, US
2002
Harvard University Art Museum, Cambridge, MA, US
Akira Ikeda Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, US
Michael Carlos Museum, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, US
2001
Grant Selwyn Fine Art, Beverly Hills, CA, US
Akira Ikeda Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
Galleria Primo Piano, Rome, Italy
Lawrence Markey Inc., New York, NY, US
Bound & Unbound, New York, NY, US
2000
Grant Selwyn Fine Art, Beverly Hills, CA, US
FRAC Bourgogne, Dijon, France
Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY, US
1999
Centro de Arte Hélio Oiticica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Akira Ikeda Gallery, Yokosuka, Japan
1998
Lawrence Markey Inc., New York, NY, US
Betsy Senior Gallery, New York, NY, US
The Drawing Center, New York, NY, US
1997
Cabinet des estampes du Musée d’art et d’histoire, Geneva, Switzerland
Musée d’art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
1996
Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY, US
Galerie Tanit, Munich, Germany
La Société des Exposition du Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium
Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany
1995
Betsy Senior Gallery, New York, NY, US
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, US
1994
Galerie Arnaud Lefebre, Paris, France
1993
Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY, US
Betsy Senior Gallery, New York, NY, US
Gallery 360, Tokyo, Japan
One Five, Antwerp, Belgium
Museo Storico della Liberazione di Roma, Rome, Italy
1992
Galerie Vega, Plainevaux/Liege, Belgium
Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA, US
1991
SteinGladstone, New York, NY, US
Studio Casoli, Milan, Italy
The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH, US
1990
David Nolan Gallery, New York, NY, US
Galleria Primo Piano, Rome, Italy
Galerie Jahn und Fusban, Munich, Germany
Barbara Kornblatt Gallery, Washington DC, US
Roger Ramsey Gallery, Chicago, IL, US
1989
Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY, US
The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD, US
1988
Martina Hamilton Gallery, New York, NY, US
Paul Cava Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, US
David Nolan Gallery, New York, NY, US
Greene Gallery, Coral Gables, FL, US
1987
Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY, US
Center for the Fine Arts, Miami, FL, US
Galerie Montenay, Paris, France
1986
Kunstmuseum, Luzern, Switzerland
Galleria Primo Piano, Rome, Italy
1985
Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY, US
Janet Steinberg Gallery, San Francisco, CA, US
Carnegie Mellon University Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, US
1984
Roger Ramsay Gallery, Chicago, IL, US
1983
Yarlow Salzman Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Daniel Weinberg Gallery, San Francisco, CA, US
Pace Editions, New York, NY, US
Carol Taylor Gallery, Dallas, TX, US
Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY, US
1982
Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY, US
Abbaye de Senanque, Gordes, France
1981
Texas Gallery, Houston, TX, US
Daniel Weinberg Gallery, San Francisco, CA, US
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, US
1980
Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY, US
1979
Art in Progress Gallery, Düsseldorf, Germany
1978
Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY, US
Daniel Weinberg Gallery, San Francisco, CA, US
Schema Gallery, Florence, Italy
Sonnabend Gallery, Paris, France
1977
The Bernier Gallery, Athens, Greece
1976
Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY, US
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD, US
1975
Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY, US
Ricke Gallery, Cologne, Germany
1974
Sonnabend Gallery, Paris, France
Schema Gallery, Florence, Italy
University Art Museum, Berkley, CA, US
1973
Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY, US
Sonnabend Gallery, Paris, France
1972
MTL Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY, US
Lisson Gallery, London, UK
Bonomo Gallery, Bari, Italy
Sonnabend Gallery, Paris, France
Toselli Gallery, Milan, Italy
1971
112 Greene Street, New York, NY, US
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, US
1970
Sperone Gallery, Turin, Italy
Toselli Gallery, Milan, Italy
Art and Project Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1969
Heiner Friedrich Gallery, Munich, Germany
Konrad Fischer Gallery, Düsseldorf, Germany
Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, US
1966
School of Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY, US