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Ink | Mel Bochner’s Word Play: Monoprints at Two Palms Press

  “At the root of all my work is the recognition that we tend to take most of our experience for granted.” (Mel Bochner, Brooklyn Rail interview). Mel Bochner’s recent work barrages the senses with a parade of related words that demand attention. In paintings and monoprints, he blasts the common language of the modern era [...]
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