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Peter Voulkos, Jar
1956

Stoneware with glaze
27 x 15-1/2 inches diameter

Collection:
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam.

Provenance:
Collection of the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam.

Exhibitions:
Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts, New York. 19th Ceramic National . 4 November-2 December 1956. Traveled nationally. Catalogue, checklist #410.

Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Ostend, Belgium. La Céramique Contemporaine, sponsered by the Second International Congress of Contemporary Ceramics. 5 July-5 October 1959. Catalogue.

Art Gallery, University of California, Irvine, Abstract Expressionist Ceramics, 28 October-27 November 1966. Traveled to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Catalogue; text by John Coplans; ill. p. 6, checklist #84.

The Detroit Institute of Arts. Selected Works by Peter Voulkos (in conjunction with 1976 Michigan Crafts Exhibition). 14 January-7 March 1976. Catalogue.

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 #20.

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam. West Coast Ceramics, 22 September-11 November 1979. Catalogue, checklist #33.

Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht, The Netherlands. CERAMIX: Ceramics in Art from Rodin to Schütte, 16 October 2015-31 January 2016. Traveled to La Maison Rouge, Paris, 9 March-5 June 2016. Catalogue/book, ill.p. 147.

Selected Literature:
Giambruni, Helen. “At the University of California, Irvine: Abstract Expressionist Ceramics,” Craft Horizons, November/December, 1966, ill. p. 16.

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.

Slivka, Rose and Karen Tsujimoto. The Art of Peter Voulkos, Kodansha International in collaboration with The Oakland Museum, 1995; ill. p. 39, fig. 1.

Ceramics in the Stedelijk, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 1998, ill. p. 197.

Photo: © Schopplein Studio

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