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Gallas Rock

Peter Voulkos, Gallas Rock
1959-60

Stoneware with glaze
84 x 37 x 26-3/4 inches

Collection:
Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden, University of California at Los Angeles; Gift of Julianne Kemper.

Provenance:
Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Digby Gallas.
Collection of Julianne Kemper.
Collection of Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden, University of California at Los Angeles; Gift of Julianne Kemper.

Exhibitions:
Primus-Stuart Galleries, Los Angeles. Voulkos, 16 October-11 November 1961.

Fine Arts Pavillion, Seattle Worlsd's Fair. Adventures in Art, 17 September-21 October 1962. Catalogue.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Peter Voulkos: Sculpture, 14 April-20 June 1965. Catalogue, checklist #4, ill.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art. American Sculpture of the Sixties, 28 April-25 June 1967. Traveled to Philadelphia Museum of Art, 15 September-29 October 1967. Catalogue, ill. p. 219, fig. 148.

Pasadena Art Museum, California. West Coast: 1945-1969, 24 November 1969-18 January 1970. Traveled. Catalogue.

Selected Literature:
“Seattle World's Fair: Adventures in Art,” Artforum, September 1962, ill. p. 26.

“Fifty-Six Painters and Sculptors,” Art in America, August 1964, ill. p. 73.

Marmer, Nancy. “Los Angeles,” Artforum, June 1965, p. 9.

Fischer, Hal. “The Art of Peter Voulkos,” Artforum, November 1978, ill. p. 44.

Slivka, Rose. Peter Voulkos: A Dialogue with Clay, New York Graphics Society in association with American Crafts Council, New York, 1978, color plate 9, back cover.

Slivka, Rose. “Erasing the Line Separating the Arts from Crafts,” Smithsonian, March 1978, ill. p. 86.

Brown, Sylvia. “Peter Voulkos: The Clay's the Thing,” Art in America, March-April 1979, color ill. p. 107.

Foley, Suzanne and Richard Marshall. Ceramic Sculpture: Six Artists, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, in association with the University of Washington Press, Seattle and London, 1981, ill. p. 50.

Slivka Rose, Hisako Tsuchida and Ryuichi Matsubara. Peter Voulkos Retrospective. Sezon Museum of Art, Tokyo, 1995, ill. p. 17, fig. 2.

Slivka, Rose and Karen Tsujimoto. The Art of Peter Voulkos, Kodansha International in collaboration with The Oakland Museum, 1995; ill. p. 71, plate 26.

Slivka, Rose. “The Dynamics of Destruction,” Art in America, January 1999, ill. p. 88.

Lauria, Jo, et al. Color and Fire: Defining Moments in Studio Ceramics, 1950-2000, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California, in association with Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., New York, 2000, ill. p. 15.

“Portfolio: Intriguing Individuals on View,” Los Angeles Times, September 18, 2011, ill. p. E26.

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. 147, color plate 64.

Adamson, Glenn, et al. Voulkos: The Breakthrough Years, Museum of Arts and Design, New York and Black Dog Publishing Ltd., London, 2016, pp. 39, 40, 42, 61, 160; ill. p. 41, fig. 8, p. 167, fig. 14; pp. 190-191.

Photo: F.J. Thomas

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