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ID: 500108626
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500108626

 

Record Type: Person
Edwards, Melvin (American sculptor, born 1937)

Note: 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.

Names:
Edwards, Melvin (preferred,V,index,LC)
Melvin Edwards (V,display)
Mel Edwards (V)
Edwards, Mel (V)
Edwards, Melvin E. (U)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
African American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
sculptor
printmaker
educator

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Houston (Harris county, Texas, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Los Angeles (Los Angeles county, California, United States) (inhabited place)
active:   New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Edwards, Melvin (I)

Biographies:
(American sculptor, born 1937) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American painter, sculptor, b.1937) ..... [BHA]
(artist, born 1937) ..... [GRL]
(American artist, born 1937) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Edwards, Mel ........ [GRL, VP]
..........................  Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 339
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) nr 94015341
Edwards, Melvin ........ [BHA Preferred, GRL Preferred, MoMA Preferred, VP]
................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) nr 94015341
................................  Now Dig This! Hammer (2012)
Edwards, Melvin E. ........ [GRL]
.....................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) nr 94015341
Mel Edwards ........ [VP]
........................  Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 210
Melvin Edwards ........ [MoMA, VP]
..............................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, GRL, MoMA, VP]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Cederholm, Afro-American artists (1973) 87-88
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr94015341
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  International Directory of Exhibiting Artists (1982-) 1983
....................  Kingsley, Afro-American abstraction (1982)
....................  Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 210-211; 339; 210
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr94015341
....................  Whitney Museum of American Art Online Catalog (2005-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Cederholm, Afro-American artists (1973) 87-88
.......... Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 210-211
.......... Now Dig This! Hammer (2012)
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