© Melvin Edwards/ Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photograph and digital image © Delaware Art Museum. Not for reproduction or publication.
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Date: 1986
Medium: Welded steel
Dimensions: 10 7/8 × 8 1/2 × 10 3/8 in. (27.6 × 21.6 × 26.4 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mike and Rob Abel, 2006
Object Number: 2006-72
About: Melvin Edwards began his Lynch Fragments series in 1963. Incorporating found materials—chains, spikes, or hammers—the sculptures recall the legacy of slavery and racial violence in American history.
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