Melvin Edwards
American, born 1937
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Melvin Edwards
American, born 1937
194 followers
Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Archival Exhibition Curated by Jennifer Farrell,
Dieu Donné
2015
Melvin Edwards: Five Decades,
Nasher Sculpture Center
2012
Melvin Edwards,
Alexander Gray Associates

A pioneering sculptor fusing political engagement with abstraction, Melvin Edwards draws …

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A pioneering sculptor fusing political engagement with abstraction, Melvin Edwards draws inspiration from his African heritage, while referencing modernist steel sculpture. He welds industrial found objects, such as hammer heads, scissors, locks, chains, and railroad splices, into new, dense forms that allude to the …

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