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Camelback Mountain

Peter Voulkos, Camelback Mountain
1959

Stoneware with glaze
45-1/4 x 19-1/2 x 20-1/4 inches

Collection:
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Gift of Susan W. and Stephen D. Paine.

Provenance:
Collection of Susan W. and Stephen D. Paine.
Collection of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Gift of Susan W. and Stephen D. Paine.

Exhibitions:
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Sculpture and Painting by Peter Voulkos, 1 February-13 March 1960. Brochure, checklist #6, ill.

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 #60.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Art in Los Angeles: Seventeen Artists in the Sixties, 21 July-4 October 1981. Traveled. Catalogue, checklist #116.

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Ceramic Sculpture: Six Artists, 9 December 1981-7 February 1982. Traveled to San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Catalogue, ill. p. 49.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Made In California: Art, Image, & Identity, 1900-2000, 22 October 2000-25 February 2001. Catalogue, ill.

Selected Literature:
Slivka, Rose. Peter Voulkos: A Dialogue with Clay, New York Graphics Society in association with American Crafts Council, New York, 1978, ill. p. 49, figure 30.

Slivka Rose, Hisako Tsuchida and Ryuichi Matsubara. Peter Voulkos Retrospective. Sezon Museum of Art, Tokyo, 1995, ill. p. 22, fig. 4.

Slivka, Rose and Karen Tsujimoto. The Art of Peter Voulkos, Kodansha International in collaboration with The Oakland Museum, 1995; ill. p. 73, plate 30.

Moure, Nancy, Dustin Wall. California Art: 450 Years of Painting and Other Media, Dustin Publications, Glendale, California, 1998, ill.

MFA Highlights: American Decorative Arts and Sculpture, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2006, ill. p. 199.

Ward, Gerald W. R. ed. and Julie M. Muniz, ed. Shy Boy, She Devil and Isis: The Art of Conceptual Craft, Selections from the Wornick Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2007, ill. p. 28.

Davis, Elliot Bostwick et al. A New World Imagined, Art of the Americas, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2010, p. 317, ill. p. 318, fig. 256.

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. 139, plate 57.

Smee, Sebastian, “The MFA Updates Its Moderns, Beautifully,” Boston Globe, September 16, 2016.

Adamson, Glenn, et al. Voulkos: The Breakthrough Years, Museum of Arts and Design, New York and Black Dog Publishing Ltd., London, 2016, pp. 39, 69, 73, 154; ill. p. 65, fig. 5; p. 73, fig. 11.

Photo: © Schopplein Studio

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