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Tientos

Peter Voulkos, Tientos
1959

Stoneware with glaze
55 x 19 x 30 inches
Signed and dated

Collection:
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Purchase through a gift of Phyllis Wattis and gift of Gregory LaChapelle.

Provenance:
Collection of Gregory LaChapelle.
Collection of San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Purchase through a gift of Phyllis Wattis and gift of Gregory LaChapelle, 1998.

Exhibitions:
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Sculpture and Painting by Peter Voulkos, 1 February-13 March 1960. Brochure, checklist #4, ill.

Art Museum, Fine Arts Center Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Art Museum's Permanent Collection of Sculpture and Ceramics, 9 September-5 October 1975. Catalogue, checklist #69.

The Oakland Museum of California. The Art of Peter Voulkos, 22 July-12 November 1995. Traveled to the Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California and the American Craft Museum, New York. Book, ill. p. 72, plate 28.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Treasures of Modern Art: The Legacy of Phyllis Wattis at SFMOMA, 30 January-24 June 2003.

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, California, Clay’s Tectonic Shift: John Mason, Ken Price and Peter Voulkos, 1956-1968, 21 January-8 April 2012. Catalogue, ill. p. 143, color plate 60.

Museum of Arts and Design, New York. Voulkos:The Breakthrough Years. 18 October 2016-15 March 2017, checklist #18. Traveled to the Renwick Gallery, Washington D.C. 7 April-20 August 2017. Catalogue, pp. 39, 43, 69, 103, 147, 154, 157, 187, 188; ill. p. 155, color plate 19.

Literature:
Ashton, Dore. “Exhibitions: Peter Voulkos,” Craft Horizons, March/April 1960, ill. p. 42.

Lusk, Jennie. “UNM Art Museum Change, Challenge for New Director,” Albuquerque Journal, August 10, 1980, ill. p. D2.

Deming, Richard. “On Site: Reinventing the Wheel: Richard Deming on Peter Voulkos,” Artforum, March, 2017, ill. p. 119.

Andréani, Carole, “Peter Voulkos: Naissance de la Céramique Américaine,” La Revue de la Céramique et du Verre, (France), March-April 2017, ill. p. 17.

Photo: © Schopplein Studio

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