PRINT October 1970




I have read the essay by Mel Bochner in the May, 1970 issue of your magazine. Perhaps you might be interested to know that on April 23, 1969, I sent a letter to Bochner telling him of my exhibitions of measurements, etc., since 1966. I enclosed the invitation card of my show at the Patio Gallery, Frankfurt, starting February 29, 1969 announcing an exhibition of “measurements” and the “four directions” found out with a compass. The photo enclosed was made then, and has been reproduced in the catalog of the exhibition “Konzeption—conception,” at the Museum Schloss Morsbroich, Leverkusen, October, 1969. Bochner took part in that survey of conceptual art. For the same exhibition I had made another compass piece: an arrow pointing north, together with a compass. Bochner’s first exhibition of measurements took place in May, 1969 at Gallery Friedrich, Munich, and Gallery Konrad Fischer,

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