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Ceramics

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Deer Vase

Peter Voulkos, Covered Jar
1956

Stoneware with glaze
26-1/2 x 16-1/2 inches diameter
Signed and dated

Collection:
Scripps College, Claremont, California; Marer Collection.

Provenance:
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Marer.
Collection of Scripps College, Claremont, California; Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Marer.

Exhibitions:
Lang Art Galleries, Scripps College, Claremont, California. Twenty-Five years of Art in Clay USA, 10 April-21 May 1969. Photo portfolio.

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 #23.

Montgomery Gallery, Pomona College, Claremont, California, Earth and Fire: The Marer Collection of Contemporary Ceramics, 4 March-1 April 1984. Catalogue, checklist, p. 80.

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, California. Revolution in Clay: The Marer Collection of Contemporary Ceramics, 22 October-4 December 1994. Catalogue, ill. p. 90, color plate 38..

Musée Ariana, Geneva, Switzerland. La Libération de l'Argile: Aux Sources de la Céramique Contemporaine Américaine, 15 June-16 October 2000. Catalogue, checklist #45, ill. p. 52.

Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California. Rebels in Clay: Peter Voulkos and the Otis Group, accompanying Feat of Clay: Five Decades of Jerry Rothman, 26 October 2003-22 February 2004.

San Francisco Museum of Craft + Design. Within Two Hands: The Eye of the Collector, 9 May-29 June 2008.

The American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, California, Best Kept Secret: The Scripps College Ceramic Collection, 11 January-30 March 2014.

Selected Literature:
Slivka, Rose. Peter Voulkos: A Dialogue with Clay, New York: New York Graphic Society in association with the American Crafts Council, 1978, ill. p. 25, fig. 11.

Slivka, Rose and Karen Tsujimoto. The Art of Peter Voulkos, Kodansha International in collaboration with The Oakland Museum, 1995; ill. p. 66, plate 21.

Mackey, Maureen. Experience Clay, Davis Publications, Worcester, Massachussetts. 2003, ill. p. 169, fig. 6-38.

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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