Mel Lyman



acrylic on canvas – 30X15X1.5 inches

Mel Lyman, as photographed by Diane Arbus in her Magazine Work. Lyman was an artist, writer, and folk singer who played banjo. During the late sixties, he banded together with a small group on the east coast known as the Lyman Family.

Lyman authored The Autobiography of a World Savior and Mirror at the End of the Road, an account of his early years as a struggling artist.