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Black Bulerias

Peter Voulkos, Black Bulerias
1958

Stoneware with glaze
60 x 40 x 41 inches

Collection:
Private collection

Provenance:
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Gersh.
Private collection.

Exhibitions:
Pasadena Art Museum, California. Ceramics, Sculpture and Paintings by Peter H. Voulkos, 16 December 1958-25 January 1959.

Felix Landau Gallery, Los Angeles. Peter Voulkos: Sculpture/Painting/Ceramics, 4-23 May 1959. Catalogue, ill.

Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. Première Biennale de Paris, 2-25 October 1959. Catalogue, checklist #29.

The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Sculpture and Painting by Peter Voulkos, 1 February-13 March 1960. Brochure, checklist #1, ill.

Selected Literature:
Nordland, Gerald. “Art: Spokesmen for the Know-Nothings,” Frontier, magazine (Los Angeles,) May, 1959, ill. p. 20.

Primus-Stuart Galleries, Los Angeles. Poster-sized announcement for solo exhibition, Voulkos, October 1961, ill.

Levin, Elaine. “Peter Voulkos: A Ceramics Monthly Portfolio,” Ceramics Monthly, June, 1978, ill. p. 63.

Slivka, Rose. Peter Voulkos: A Dialogue with Clay, New York Graphics Society in association with American Crafts Council, New York, 1978, ill. p. 47, figure 28.

Kaneko, Jun, “Reflections on the Voulkos Retrospective,,” Craft Horizons, February, 1979, ill. p. 31.

Slivka, Rose and Karen Tsujimoto. The Art of Peter Voulkos, Kodansha International in collaboration with The Oakland Museum, 1995; ill. p. 20, plate 4.

Koplos, Janet and Bruce Metcalf, Makers: A History of Amerivan Studio Craft, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 2010, ill. p.228.

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, ill. p. 130, plate 48.

Adamson, Glenn, et al. Voulkos: The Breakthrough Years, Museum of Arts and Design, New York and Black Dog Publishing Ltd., London, 2016, pp. 39, 42, 69, 144, 153; ill. p. 65, fig. 5

Photo: F.J. Thomas

Lost Found

Pot

Vase

Vase

Untitled

Picasso’s Eye

Soleares II

Untitled

Vee

5000 Feet

Found

Flying Black

Black Butte Divide

Rondena

Black Bulerias

Pottery II

Sculpture

Plate

Little Big Horn

Sitting Bull

Found

Solano

Tientos

Camelback Mountain

Hack's Rock

Image for Graves

Snake River

Cross

Gallas Rock 

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