Gary Falk papers, circa 1955-2013

Falk, Gary M., b. 1954 d. 1986
Assemblage artist, Artist
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 2.5 linear feet

Collection Summary: The papers of painter and assemblage artist Gary Falk measure 2.5 linear feet and date from circa 1955-2013. The papers document his career as an artist in New York through biographical material, including project proposals, student records, and items from his memorial service; a small amount of personal correspondence; four notebooks; exhibition files; printed material; photographs of Falk, Falk with friends, artwork, and travel; and original artwork, including drawings, collages, and two sketchbooks.

Biographical/Historical Note: Gary Falk (1954-1986) was a painter and assemblage artist from New York, N.Y. Falk developed a personal sign system in his works of art. He often worked in enamel and acrylic on Plexiglas or aluminum. Falk died at the age of 32.

Donated 2005-2016 by Lillian Falk, Gary Falk's mother.

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Related Materials

Also at the Archives of American Art is one sound recording of Ned Rifkin in conversation with Gary Falk, December 5, 1984.