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Gary Falk papers, circa 1955-2013

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Erin Kinhart
Scope and Contents
The papers of painter and assemblage artist Gary Falk measure 2.5 linear feet and 0.005 GB 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; digital photographs of artwork; and original artwork, including drawings, collages, and two sketchbooks.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2005, 2007, 2014, and 2016 by Lillian Falk, Gary Falk's mother.
Related Materials
Also at the Archives of American Art is one sound recording of Ned Rifkin in conversation with Gary Falk, December 5, 1984.
Processing Information
The papers were processed and a finding aid prepared by Erin Kinhart in 2015. Additional papers were added to the collection in 2016. Born-digital materials were processed by Kirsi Ritosalmi-Kisner in 2019 with funding provided by Smithsonian Collection Care and Preservation Fund.