Brother Mel Meyer 1928-2013
this mesmerizing sculptural piece is made of steel and stained concrete.Signed and dated 1978.The incredible piece was designed by brother Mel for a vinly enthusiast.It will hold multiple components and several vinyls.Brother Melvin Meyer,S.M. started teaching art at central catholic high school in San Atonio,Texas,in the 1950' and for a time at Chaminade Prep and McBride High.He finished at McBride in 57' and then went to europe for a year,to study art,covering 14,000 miles in nine countries on a motor scooter.As a talented young artist,he was selected to work with "Yoki" Aebischer in Fribourg,Switzerland and Jacques le Chaveiller in Paris,France during 1958.In 1960,he earned his Master degree at teh university of Notre Dame,studying under internationally renowned artist Ivan Mestrovic and Jean Charlot.Brother Mel's work not only reflects numerous travels,but also an ever-expanding ability to create art in a variety of media.Since 1968 he's been operating from the Vianney High School campus in Kirkwood,MO after converting an old farmhouse on the property into his studio and showroom.It's now surrounded by a spectacle of 180 of his sculptures,and listed as oneof the area's hidden secrets on the travelocity the Ellen Clark sculptural park in ST. Louis is devoted to his work.It was named #8 in the top 25 parks in the world.
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109 in.Hx69 in.Wx22 in.D
sculptural entertainment center by brother Mel Meyer