Charney, Melvin

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Charney, Melvin

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August 28,1935-September 17, 2012

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Melvin Charney was born in Montreal on August 28,1935 and died on September 17, 2012. He studied at the school of art at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and at McGill and Yale Universities. He lived and worked in Paris and New York and resided in Montreal. A teacher at the Université de Montréal and an internationally recognized artist-architect, Charney organized Corridart dans la rue Sherbrooke, a major project of the Arts and Culture program of the international 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal. In addition to designing the ensemble of common elements that ran along Sherbrooke Street between Atwater Avenue and Blvd. Pie-IX, Charney created the Corridart installation Les Maisons de la rue Sherbrooke.

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Created by the Records Management and Archives Department 2010-09. Input by Concordia University Libraries 2015-07-21.

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