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ON CERTAINTY. ILLUSTRATED WITH TWELVE PRINTS BY MEL BOCHNER. 1991. ONE OF ONLY 300 COPIES. SIGNED & NUMBERED BY BOCHNER

£450.00

NYC: Sonnabend Gallery, 1991
38.7 x 34.5cm, 148pp plus cloth boards. Printed on French mouldmade Rives heavyweight paper. Text in German and English translation.. The relief prints are printed in black, red, and blue. The binding is cloth over boards with inset cloth titling panels on the covers, the all in slipcase. Numbered and signed by the artist. Edition of 300 copies. On Certainty was the last work of Ludwig Wittgenstein, one of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century. The profound influence of his thought on the art of Mel Bochner, a highly regarded New York artist, was manifested in the “Wittgenstein Illustrations”, a series of Minimalist drawings from 1971 of arabic numerals over grids that were the basis for the prints. very good condition.

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