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    Introduction
    Melvin "Mel" Edwards (born May 4, 1937) is an American contemporary artist, teacher, and abstract steel metal sculptor. Additionally he has worked in drawing and printmaking. His artwork has political content often referencing African-American history, as well as the exploration of themes within slavery. Visually his works are characterized by the use of straight-edged triangular and rectilinear forms in metal. He lives between Upstate New York and in Plainfield, New Jersey.He has had more than a dozen one-person show exhibits and been in over four dozen group shows. Edwards has had solo exhibitions at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), and the New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, New Jersey.
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    Introduction
    Melvin Edwards is an African-American sculptor who was born in Houston, Texas. His work consists mainly of metal outdoor sculpture. He was educated at the University of Southern California and the University of California, Los Angeles.
    Nationalities
    American, African American
    Gender
    Male
    Roles
    Artist, Educator, Teacher, Painter, Sculptor
    Names
    Melvin Edwards, Mel Edwards, Melvin E. Edwards
    Ulan
    500108626
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    Works

    10 works online

    Exhibitions

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