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Creator: 

Creator Nationality: 

Creator Dates: 

born 1937

Date: 

1990

Notes: 

Melvin Edwards is an African-American sculptor who was born in Houston, Texas. He was educated at the University of Southern California and the University of California, Los Angeles. His work consists mainly of metal outdoor sculpture.

Style/Period: 

Subject: 

African American art --21st century --Exhibitions.

Image Source: 

Gedeon, Lucinda H. Melvin Edwards sculpture : a thirty-year retrospective, 1963-1993 / exhibition and catalogue organized by Lucinda H. Gedeon ; essays by Michael Brenson, Josephine Gear and Lowery Stokes Sims. Neuberger Museum of Art, State University of New York at Purchase : Seattle ; Distributed by the University of Washington Press, c1993.

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