Artists usually rely on visual mediums to relay a concept, but it got texty this year at the Armory. Barbier’s nest of woven words was delicate and intricate while Yo. was a simple vinyl decal. The best of Mel Bochner paintings are above.

1. Mel Bochner 2. Yo., Haim Steinbach. 3. Jean Dupuy. 4. Mel Boucher 5. Unknown. 6. Le Monde en forme d’Histories tissees, Gilles Barbier.  5. Baghdad, Unknown.