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Family Vase

Peter Voulkos, Vase
1955-56

Stoneware with glaze
17 x 10 inches
Signed and dated

Collection:
Private collection

Provenance:
Private collection acquired from the artist.
Present collection by descent.

Exhibitions:
Bonniers, New York, Voulkos Pottery, 6-16 February 1957.

San Francisco Museum of Art. Peter Voulkos: A Retrospective: 1948-1978. (organized by the American Crafts Council, New York) 17 February-2 April 1978. Traveled. Checklist #27.

Sezon Museum of Art, Tokyo, Peter Voulkos Retrospective. 2 January-20 February 1995. Traveled to the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, 28 February-2 April 1995. Catalogue; texts by Rose Slivka, Hisako Tsuchida and Ryuichi Matsubara; ill. p. 47, plate 14.

Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, California. Peter Voulkos in L.A.: Time Capsule, 14 January-11 February 2012. Catalogue, ill. pp. 2, 30, 31.

Museum of Arts and Design, New York, Voulkos: The Breakthrough Years, 18 October 2016-15 March 2017, checklist #4. Travels to the Renwick Gallery, Washington, D.C. 7 April-20 August 2017. Catalogue, 38, 118, 132, 138, 160, 186; ill. p. 121, fig. 1; p. 119, color plate 4.

Selected Literature:
Fischer, Hal. “The Art of Peter Voulkos,” Artforum, November 1978, p. 43.

Slivka, Rose. Peter Voulkos: A Dialogue with Clay, New York: New York Graphic Society in association with the American Crafts Council, 1978, ill. p. 12, fig. 5.

Slivka, Rose and Karen Tsujimoto. The Art of Peter Voulkos, Kodansha International in collaboration with The Oakland Museum, 1995; ill. p. 67, plate 22.

MacNaughton, Mary Davis, ed. Clay’s Tectonic Shift: John Mason, Ken Price and Peter Voulkos, 1956-1968, Getty Publications in association with the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College, Claremont, California, 2012, color ill. p. 151.

Photo: © Schopplein Studio

Lost Found

Plate

Two-Face Bottle

Container with Cover

Figures Plate

Slab Bowl

Figures Vase

Family Vase

Stencil Figures Plate

Faces Pot

Found

Tall Covered Jar

Jar

Covered Jar

Untitled

Vase

Rasgeado

Untitled

Untitled

Rocking Pot

Found

Sculptured Container

Stencil Vase

Bullfight Plate

Vase

Bird Stencil Pot

Goblet

Vase

Vase

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