Arts administrator, Gallery director
Active in Washington, D.C.
Falk, Gary M., b. 1954 d. 1986
Assemblage artist, Artist
Active in New York,N.Y.
Collection size: Sound recording: 1 sound cassette (60 min.) analog
Collection Summary: Recorded conversation between Ned Rifkin and Gary Falk at Falk's studio, New York, Dec. 5, 1984, in preparation for Rifkin's exhibition "Signs", 1985, at the New Museum of Contemporary Art. Falk talks about his current work; his use of computer generated images; his arrangement of images; his use of patterns on grid systems; the multiple meaning of images and "symbolic structure"; working with enamel and acrylic on alumnium and other media; Robert Longo's work on steel panels; and Falk's one-month residency at the Edward Albee Foundation in Montauk. Rifkin discusses the exhibition in New York and at the Corcoran Gallery of Art and a potential publication.
Biographical/Historical Note: Ned Rifkin is a gallery director from Houston, Tex. Gary Falk (1954-1986) was a painter from New York, N.Y.
Donated 2001 by Ned Rifkin via Lillian Falk, Gary Falk's mother.