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Tall Covered Jar

Peter Voulkos, Tall Covered Jar
1956

Stoneware with glaze
25-1/2 x 18-1/2 inches diameter
Signed

Collection:
Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York; Museum Purchase from the 19th Ceramic National.

Provenance:
Collection of the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York; Museum Purchase from the 19th Ceramic National.

Exhibitions:
Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts, New York. 19th Ceramic National. 4 November-2 December 1956. Traveled nationally. Catalogue, checklist #409, ill.

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 #21.

Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York. A Century of Ceramics in the United States,1878-1978, 5 May-23 September 1979. Traveled nationally. Book, ill. p. 147.

Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York. Fragile Blossoms, Enduring Earth: The Japanese Influence in American Ceramics, 18 May-27 August 1989. Catalogue.

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. 50, color plate 18.

Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York. Clay Works: American Ceramics from the Everson Museum of Art. 16 January-28 March 2003. Pamphlet, text by Thomas Piché Jr., color ill.

Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York. A Century of Collecting: 100 Years of Ceramics at the Everson. 20 November 2016-30 June 2017.

Selected Literature:
Nicholas, Donna. “The Ceramic National at Syracuse,” Craft Horizons, December 1972, ill. p. 29.

Donhauser, Paul S. History of American Ceramics: The Studio Potter, Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, Dubuque, Iowa, 1978, ill. p. 151, fig. 11-18.

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

Clark, Garth, ed. Ceramic Review: Comment and Review, 1882-1877, E. P. Dutton, New York, 1978, color plate 14.

Daley, William. “Celebration of Clay: 100 Years of American Ceramics at the Everson Museum of Art,” American Craft, August/September 1979, ill. p. 8.

Perry, Barbara, ed. American Ceramics: The Collection of the Everson Museum of Art, Rizzoli International in association with the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York, 1989, ill. pp. 198, 370, fig. 561.

“Peter Voulkos,” Honoho Geijutsu, No. 42, Abe Shuppan Publisher, Tokyo, 1995, ill. p. 103.

Slivka, Rose and Karen Tsujimoto. The Art of Peter Voulkos, Kodansha International in collaboration with The Oakland Museum, 1995; ill. p. 17, color plate 1.

Cooper, Emmanuel. Ten Thousand Years of Pottery, 4th ed., University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2000, ill. p. 296.

De Waal, Edmund. 20th Century Ceramics, Thames & Hudson, Ltd., London, 2003, ill. p. 158, fig. 132.

Photo: © Schopplein Studio

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