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Solano

Peter Voulkos, Solano
1959

Stoneware with glaze
62 x 36-3/4 x 22 inches
Signed and dated

Collection:
The Oakland Museum of California: Gift of Ted and Ruth Nash.

Provenance:
Collection of Ted and Ruth Nash.
Collection of the Oakland Museum of California: Gift of Ted and Ruth Nash.

Exhibitions:
National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Painting and Sculpture in California: The Modern Era, 20 May-11 September 1977. 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 #65.

Oakland Museum of California. A Legacy of Art: The Ted and Ruth Nash Art Collection, 24 August-30 December 2007.

Selected Literature:
Artnews Summer 1977, ill. p. 135.

Albright, Thomas. “The Nation/San Francisco: Convulsions of Clay,” Artnews, April 1978, ill. p. 114.

Donhauser, Paul S. History of American Ceramics: The Studio Potter, Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, Dubuque, Iowa, 1978, ill. pp. 138, 154, fig. 11-23.

Levin, Elaine. “Peter Voulkos: A Ceramics Monthly Portfolio,” Ceramics Monthly, June, 1978, ill. p. 60.

Slivka, Rose. Peter Voulkos: A Dialogue with Clay, New York Graphics Society in association with American Crafts Council, New York, 1978, ill. p. 51, figure 32.

Jensen, Dean. “Voulkos Shattered Tradition in a Big Way,” Milwaukee Sentinel, February 23, 1979, pp. 10, 15-16, ill.

Slivka, Rose and Karen Tsujimoto. The Art of Peter Voulkos, Kodansha International in collaboration with The Oakland Museum, 1995; ill. p. 70, plate 25.

Andréani, Carole, “Peter Voulkos: Naissance de la Céramique Américaine,” La Revue de la Céramique et du Verre, (France), March-April 2007, ill. p. 29.

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. 142, plate 59.

Photo: © Schopplein Studio

Lost Found

Vase

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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