Peter Voulkos, Untitled
1956 (two views)
Stoneware with glaze
30-1/2 × 15 inches diameter
Signed and dated
Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Collection of Barbara and Peter Freund.
Collection of Philadelphia Museum of Art; Purchased with the Leonard and Norma Klorfine Foundation Endowed Fund for Modern and Contemporary Craft, 2013.
Department of Decorative Arts, The Art Institute of Chicago. Third Midwest Designer-Craftsmen 1957 Honor Awards-Peter Voulkos, 27 March-24 April 1957. 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. 56, color plate 23.
Museum of Arts and Design, New York, Voulkos: The Breakthrough Years, 18 October 2016-15 March 2017, checklist #9. Travels to the Renwick Gallery, Washington, D.C. 7 April-20 August 2017. Catalogue, pp. 135, 186; ill. p. 134, color plate 10; p. 135, fig. 10, p. 139.
Midwest Designer-Craftsmen Show, Chicago Sun-Times, March 27, 1957, ill.
Philadelphia Museum of Art Handbook, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pa. 2014; p. 384, ill. p. 385.
Kephart, Beth. Spreading the Joy of Crafts, The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 24, 2016, ill.
Rosenberg, Karen, Peter Voulkos: an Influential Sculptor Who Broke the Rules, The New York Times, December 29, 2016, ill. (online version).
Adamson, Glenn. Front: Rewriting the Rules, Crafts magazine, England, January/February 2017, ill. p. 17.
Andréani, Carole. Peter Voulkos: Naissance de la Céramique Américaine, La Revue de la Céramique et du Verre, (France), March-April 2017, ill. pp. 14, 15.
Tuchman, Phyllis. On Fire: Peter Voulkoss Breakthrough Years Shine at the Renwick Gallery, ARTNEWS, posted online June 21, 2017.
Photo: Courtesy of the Philadelphia Museum of Art
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