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1960s Graphite Linear Abstraction



Raphael Roig

This is 1960s graphite on paper linear geometric abstract is by Raphael Roig (1923-2014), a Puerto Rican-born artist and architect. He studied at Columbia University, UCLA, and USC, earning master's degrees in architecture, industrial design, and public admin. He became a leading environmentalist for the Air Force and helped design their Academy in Colorado Springs. He lived in Pacific Palisades, CA, where he painted, worked in stained glass, and sculpted in stone and clay. The pieces is the Lost Art Collection come from a small sketchbook Roig kept in the early 1960s.

Late 1960s
Graphite on Paper
15"x17" framed, 4"x6" unframed

Estate stamped lower right. Framed in a contemporary wood frame with a hammered gold face and black sides using white 8-ply archival matting behind conservation clear glass. Good vintage condition.