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Melvin Edwards

Melvin Edwards, 2019. Photo: Ross Collab. 

Melvin Edwards in conversation with LA Blacksmith curator Jill Moniz at California African American Museum, Los Angeles, CA. 

The institution's press release follows:

Pioneering contemporary artist Melvin Edwards joins LA Blacksmith curator Jill Moniz in a discussion of the artist’s work. Edwards employs metalwork and abstraction to invoke social injustice and the African American experience, as evidenced in his work My Turn to Burn—a response to the 1965 Watts Rebellion—which is currently on display at CAAM.

In Conversation: Melvin Edwards with Jill Moniz
January 9, 2020, 7:00 PM
California African American Museum
Los Angeles, CA