(1927 - 2009)
Peter Forakis was active/lived in California, New York, Wyoming. Peter Forakis is known for geometric form sculpture, gallery owner.
Biography Peter Forakis
Following is The New York Times obituary of Peter Forakis.
Peter Forakis, a Sculptor of Geometric Forms, Is Dead at 82
By ROBERTA SMITH
Published: December 17, 2009
Peter Forakis, a sculptor of geometric forms and a founder of Park Place, a dynamic New York artists' cooperative gallery of the 1960s, died on Nov. 26 in Petaluma, Calif. He was 82 and lived in Petaluma.
His death was announced by the Togonon Gallery in San Francisco, which has represented him since 2007.
Mr. Forakis was one of many young artists in the late 1950s and early '60s who took up geometry as a way to avoid the omnipresence of Abstract Expressionism. He had arrived in New York in 1958 after earning a bachel
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