Melvin Charney | the artist

The artist Melvin Charney
Born Oct 28 1935, Montreal, QC, Canada.

Style and technique of the artist: Installation art,

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CITIES ON THE RUNÂ… Tenements in Search of Streets'


Fugitive Cities is a series of art works - photo-based, oil-pastel and acrylic painting, wood and metal constructions - that highlight the evacuation of urban content from the agglomerations where most people now live...

Sometimes cities, though human-designed, can seem rather human-unfriendly places. Tricked out with concrete that ices in the winter and steams in the summer, cut through by roaring traffic and its poisonous exhaust, most cities are only wholly pleasant to those who can afford to escape them...