artists

Melvin Way

Born 1954, New York

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018
The Cocaine Files Dossier (1989-2017), Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York

2016
A Vortex Symphony, Galerie Christian Berst, Paris

2015
Gaga City, Christian Berst Gallery, New York

2012
HAI, New York

Group Exhibitions

2018
"The Museum of Everything," Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

2017
"Outsider Art-Art Brut," Art Absolument, Paris

2016
"World Made By Hand," Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY

2015
"Art Brut: A History of Individual Mythologies," Oliva Creative Factory, Sao Joao da Madeira, Portugal
"Art Brut live," DOX Center for Contemporary Art, Prague

2014
"Self-Taught Genius," American Folk Art Museum, New York
"Le Mur, Oeuvres de la Collection Antoine de Galbert," La maison rouge, Paris

2013
"The Alternative Guide to the Universe," Hayward Gallery, London
"Farfetched: Mad Science, Fringe Architecture and Visionary Engineering," Gregg Museum of Art and Design, Raleigh, North Carolina

2012
Towards a Warm Math, curated by Chris Wiley, On Stellar Rays, New York

2008
Communication Breakdown, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York and Galerie Impaire, Paris, France
To Infinity and Beyond: Mathematics in Contemporary Art, Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY

2005
Visual Glossolalia, Luise Ross Gallery, New York

2004
"Approaching Abstraction," American Folk Art Museum< New York

1997
a continuation of something else, Bullet Space, New York, NY

1996
Resistance of Memory, Bullet Space, New York, NY

Bibliography

2015
Jerry Saltz, Vulture, "Studying the Masterpieces of Visionary Melvin Way"
Alanna Martinez, NY Observer, "Artist Melvin Way's Journey from Homelessness to Art World Acclaim"

2005
Maurizio Cattelan, et al (ed.), Charley

2004
Ken Johnson, Of Signs and Wonders, Visionaries and Loners, The New York Times, January

2002
Weiss, Allan S., Algebra is Drunkenness, Cabinet Magazine, New York, Fall
Munro, Eleanor,Where Postmodern Art and Schizophrenia Intersect, The New York Times, March

2001
Karlins, N.F., Raw Vision #34, Spring

2000
Fass, Allison, The Legacy of the Outsider, The New York Times, July