LOS ANGELES — Noah Purifoy could be considered something of a late bloomer. He was already in his thirties when he moved from his native Alabama to Los Angeles to attend Chouinard Art School (now CalArts).
Robert Mallary, Jouster, 1960. Wood, steel, cardboard, tarpaper, dirt and polyester resin, 259 x 126.3 x 22 cm / 102 x 49 3/4 x 8 5/8 in. Courtesy of Hauser & Wirth Mallary's sculptures and assemblages, made from abject materials draped over wood and metal frames