Richard Faralla Constructionist Wood Assemblage Wall Sculpture SOLD)
(SOLD) A wood wall sculpture by documented California artist Richard Faralla. Signed and dated verso and on side edge. Titled "No 1". Exhibited and works held San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Acquired from a personal friend and student of Faralla. Faralla's later years were spent in the West Sonoma County wine country in Forrestville, California. The Russian River often floods during the winter months and this particular sculpture was a victim of one of these floods in 1986. Faralla repainted the sculpture white again leaving the back with original paint.Shipping Continental US $95.
Duane "Richard" Raoul Faralla was born in New York on March 19, 1916. "Richard" Faralla studied at the California School of Fine Arts. Previously a painter, in 1959 he turned to sculptures and reliefs assembled from small scraps of wood gathered from construction sites. A long-time resident of San Francisco, he died in Sonoma County, California on August 2, 1996.
Exhibited: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1966 (solo).
Works held: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"