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MELVIN EDWARDS | CULTURE

Estimate:

40,000

to
- 60,000 USD

Ground Breaking: Works from the Collection of Joseph & Blanche Blank

MELVIN EDWARDS | CULTURE

MELVIN EDWARDS | CULTURE

Estimate:

40,000

to
- 60,000 USD

Lot sold:

119,700

USD

Ground Breaking: Works from the Collection of Joseph & Blanche Blank

MELVIN EDWARDS

b. 1937

CULTURE


welded with the partial title and date 88 on the underside 

welded steel

61 by 37 by 18 in. 155 by 94 by 45.7 cm.

This work is in very good and sound condition overall. The variations in surface texture are intentional and inherent to the artist’s working method.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

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Please note the updated title for this work is Culture.

Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner 

Los Angeles, The California Afro-American Museum and Bronx Museum of the Arts, Introspectives: Contemporary Art by Americans and Brazilians of African Descent, 1989